Wednesday, January 29, 6pm
FREE to the general public
Giselle showcases both the technical depth of the ensemble as well as the dramatic command of principal artists in leading roles. Dance educator Mary Wood and Ballet Master Anita Paciotti discuss the Company’s commitment to producing this Romantic favorite.
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Saturday, January 25, 7pm
Sunday, January 26, 1pm
Friday, January 31, 7pm
Sunday, February 2, 1pm
Orchestra Level of the War Memorial Opera House
Open to ticket holders of that afternoon/evening's performance
A highly popular pre-performance discussion program, Meet the Artist Interviews (MTAs) spotlight the specific San Francisco Ballet repertory program to be performed that afternoon/evening.
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Saturday, February 1, 2014
Lew Christensen Studio
SF Ballet Visiting Lecturer Professor Jennifer Fisher
Associate Professor of Dance at Irvine; Dance History, Theory, Criticism, and Ethnography
Tickets: $20 per event (general public), $15 per event (SF Ballet subscribers)
Why did Giselle die? And why do so many of us want to see her die over and over again? As the only “ballet coroner” known to dance studies, Jennifer Fisher asks these questions and brings up many other provocative issues around the story of Giselle. Fisher will conduct an “inquest” with artists of SF Ballet, gathering “testimonies” and thoughts from of a panel of experts to shed light on the possible causes Giselle’s death, and, of course, who is at fault? Could this tragedy have been prevented? Reserve your tickets now and find out!
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