San Francisco Ballet on Tour

As a part of our mission to share the joy of dance with the widest possible audience, we perform a diverse and wide-ranging repertory on tour to prestigious venues world-wide. Some of our previous engagements have included the famed Opéra de Paris-Palais Garnier in Paris; London’s Sadler’s Wells Theatre and the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden; and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Arts in Washington, D.C. Below is a list of our upcoming tours.

  • San Francisco Ballet in Tomasson's Caprice (© Erik Tomasson) San Francisco Ballet in Tomasson's Caprice (© Erik Tomasson)

    Les Etés de la Danse Festival

    July 10-26, 2014

    San Francisco Ballet will perform in Paris this summer, as part of the Les Etés de la Danse Festival, from July 10-26, 2014.

    The engagement, to be held at Paris’ Théâtre du Châtelet, marks the tenth anniversary of SF Ballet’s appearance in Paris during the festival’s inaugural season. Paris dance fans can see SF Ballet in a vast array of over 18 works, including numerous French premieres, by choreographers ranging from George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins to Liam Scarlett, Alexei Ratmansky, Helgi Tomasson, Christopher Wheeldon, and Yuri Possokhov, among many others. The engagement will begin with a one-night-only gala performance of ten short works.

    View the casting on our blog.

    Works at the Festival

    2nd Movement from Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet (Balanchine)
    4th movement and finale from Symphony in C  (Balanchine)
    After the Rain pas de deux (Wheeldon)
    Agon (Balanchine)
    pas de deux from Agon (Balanchine)
    Allegro Brillante (Balanchine)
    An excerpt from Alles Walzer (Zanella)
    Caprice (Tomasson)
    Chaconne for Piano and Two Dancers (Tomasson)
    Classical Symphony (Possokhov)
    pas de deux from Concerto (MacMillan)
    Ghosts (Wheeldon)
    Glass Pieces (Robbins)
    Hummingbird (Scarlett)
    In the Night (Robbins)
    Les Lutins (Kobborg)
    Maelstrom (Morris)
    No Other (Caniparoli)
    Piano Concerto #1 (Ratmansky)
    Solo (van Manen)
    Symphonic Dances (Liang)
    Symphony #9 (Ratmansky)
    Symphony in C (Balanchine)
    The Fifth Season (Tomasson)
    The Four Temperaments (Balanchine)
    Voices of Spring (Ashton)
    Within the Golden Hour (Wheeldon)

San Francisco Ballet’s Paris tour is made possible in part by Major Sponsors Donald F. Houghton, Lucy Jewett, Bob Ross Foundation, The Seiger Family Foundation, and Miles Archer Woodlief; and Sponsors Elizabeth Pang Fullerton and Richard Fullerton, Teri and Andy Goodman, and Mr. and Mrs. James N. Sullivan.

The following funds of the San Francisco Ballet Endowment Foundation provide permanent support for touring by San Francisco Ballet: Lead Underwriters Osher Touring Fund, G. William Jewell Touring Fund, The Hellman Family Touring Fund; Major Underwriters Frannie and Mort Fleishhacker Touring Fund, Stephen and Margaret Gill Family Foundation Touring Fund, Teri and Andy Goodman Touring Fund, Pamela J. Joyner and Alfred J. Giuffrida Touring Fund, Bob Ross Foundation Touring Fund, Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang Touring Fund; Underwriters Davidson Bidwell-Waite and Edwin A. Waite Touring Fund, Glenn McCoy Touring Fund, Phyllis W. Nelson Touring Fund, and Anne and Michelle Shonk Touring Fund.