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February 5, 2017

Chris Hellman Dies at 83

Chris Hellman Dies at 83

Beloved philanthropist and SF Ballet Board of Trustees Chair Emerita Chris Hellman passed away on February 4 at her home in Presidio Heights. "We will miss her incredibly but her contribution to the arts in San Francisco will not be forgotten—we are forever grateful to her," said Artistic Director & Principal Choreographer Helgi Tomasson. Chris’s ardent support of the company began in 1983 and is detailed on San Francisco Chronicle’s obituary here.

Chris Hellman and Helgi Tomasson // © Erik Tomasson