Wine, ballet & friends

Who’s it For?

Patrons who want to dig a little deeper into a specific ballet. And enjoy some wine and cheese.


General Public: $35 each
Subscribers and Donors ($75+): $30 each


January 27, February 17, or April 7


Chris Hellman Center for Dance
455 Franklin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

These lively events include a 60-minute talk and Q & A, as well as a wine and cheese reception with the speaker. Join us on a Saturday afternoon to learn more about three programs this season: The Sleeping Beauty, Distinctly SF Ballet, and Unbound.

Three Distinct Programs. Three Distinct Talks.

January 27
What goes through the mind of a ballerina dancing the role of The Sleeping Beauty’s Princess Aurora? Come find out.

Hear insights and commentary on a 2007 video capture of The Sleeping Beauty from former SF Ballet Principal Dancer and current SF Ballet School Faculty Tina LeBlanc. And have a glass of wine while you’re here.

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February 17
Distinctly SF: A Panel Discussion on New Work in San Francisco

Come join Brenda Way, Founder and Artistic Director of ODC, Wayne Hazzard, Executive Director of Dancers' Group, and SF Ballet's Jim Sohm for a panel discussion on the legacy of new choreographic work in San Francisco.

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April 7
Breaking Bounds: Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Cathy Marston, and New Perspectives in Ballet Choreography

Join SF Ballet Scholar-in-Residence Carrie Gaiser Casey for a first look at her new work on Unbound choreographers Annabelle Lopez Ochoa and Cathy Marston. 

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Subscribers and donors of $75 or more must login first to receive special pricing. Please note: we do not offer refunds and all programs are subject to cancellation in the event there is not adequate enrollment. All programs are subject to change. The information, views, and opinions expressed at all audience engagement programs are strictly those of the participants and do not necessarily represent or imply any official position of San Francisco Ballet Association.

Have Questions?

If you have a question about a particular program please don't hesitate to contact us.

415 865 6583