Mission & Programs

Our Mission

SF Ballet’s mission is to share our joy of dance with the widest possible audience, both locally and around the world, and to provide the highest caliber of dance training in our School.

We seek to enhance our position as one of the world’s finest dance companies through our vitality, innovation, and diversity, and through our uncompromising commitment to artistic excellence based in the classical ballet tradition.


Enjoy favorites like Swan Lake and Cinderella© or experience the thrill of new work in a season that features four world premieres as well as the North American premiere of Liam Scarlett's new Frankenstein. Lose yourself. Be enchanted. Join us today.

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Special Events

At SF Ballet you can support us from behind the scenes or by making the scene. 

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SF Ballet School is a distinguished training ground for dancers, young and old, from around the world.

Pre-Ballet Classes
Ballet Classes
Summer Session
Trainee Program
Master Classes

Community Outreach

At SF Ballet we’re passionate about sharing our love of ballet with our neighbors in the San Francisco Bay Area community. We’re here to spark creativity and inspire imagination in our school outreach efforts, our youth and family programs, our partnerships and in our annual free performances.

Dance in Schools & Communities (DISC)
Student Matinees
Teacher Study Guides

Explore Ballet

Learn more about our extraordinary art form by exploring feature articles, videos, interviews, and podcasts or by joining us in person for lectures, workshops, and more.

Adult Ballet Classes
Ballet 101-202
Pointes of View Lectures
Meet the Artist Interviews