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January 23, 2017

Artistic Director Helgi Tomasson Announces a Festival of 12 New Works by 12 Inspired Choreographers

Artistic Director Helgi Tomasson Announces a Festival of 12 New Works by 12 Inspired Choreographers

As a Company long-recognized for pushing the boundaries of dance, SF Ballet announced an ambitious new works festival which will feature 12 new works by 12 of the world’s most inspired choreographers. The festival, planned and conceived by Artistic Director & Principal Choreographer Helgi Tomasson over the past year, will take place during the 2018 Season over four programs, from Friday, April 20 to May 6, 2018. Full festival details, including associated activities and events, will be announced with the 2018 Season announcement in April 2017.

Participating choreographers include: David Dawson, Alonzo King, Edwaard Liang, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Cathy Marston, Trey McIntyre, Justin Peck, Arthur Pita, Yuri Possokhov, Dwight Rhoden, Stanton Welch, and Christopher Wheeldon.

Read the choreographers’ bios here.