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 Nijinsky: A Ballet by John Neumeier.

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

You may hear a lot about SF Ballet’s commitment to new work, but what does that really mean?

Come learn about SF Ballet’s history of fostering innovation, experimentation, and creativity. And find out where we’re going next with Unbound: A Festival of New Works.

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April 7

Planning to come see National Ballet of Canada in Nijinsky: A Ballet by John Neumeier? Then you might want to know who, exactly, Vaslav Nijinsky was.

Come have a drink and learn about Nijinsky’s life, career, and tragic end.

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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.

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

415 865 6583