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“Dance of Dreams”

“Dance of Dreams”

A New Dance Film by Benjamin Millepied

Dance of Dreams is a new dance film by Benjamin Millepied for San Francisco Ballet, featuring choreography by Justin Peck, Dwight Rhoden, Janie Taylor, and Christopher Wheeldon for six SF Ballet dancers in some of the Bay Area’s most iconic locations. Set to Scene d’Amour by Bernard Herrmann from Vertigo, the music is individually recorded by SF Ballet musicians and mixed by Music Director Martin West.

 

Credits:

Director: Benjamin Millepied
Choreographers: Justin Peck, Dwight Rhoden, Janie Taylor, Christopher Wheeldon
Composer: Bernard Herrmann

JOSEPH WALSH
ELLEN ROSE HUMMEL
DANIEL DEIVISON-OLIVEIRA
FRANCES CHUNG
MADISON KEESLER
BENJAMIN FREEMANTLE

World Premiere: August 13, 2020 at 12 noon U.S. PDT

Music: Vertigo Suite: III. Scéne d’Amour from the feature film Vertigo. Written by Bernard Herrmann and published by Sony/ATV Harmony. Recorded individually by members of San Francisco Ballet Orchestra, and compiled, edited, and mastered by Martin West.

Robert Caruso, Executive Producer
Brian Benson, Producer
Jesus Peña, Production Manager
Joe Lindsay, Director of Photography
Luke Lasley, 1st Assistant Camera
Will Dauel, 2nd Assistant Camera
Tej Virdi, Gaffer
Jon Harrison, Production Assistant
Peter Williams, MoHo Driver
Chris Seguine, Editor

Videofax, Camera Equipment
Steelhip Lighting and Grip, Lighting and Grip Equipment

Special thanks to:
American Guild of Musical Artists
American Federation of Musicians
Golden Gate National Recreation Area
San Francisco Recreation & Parks Department
San Francisco Art Institute

San Francisco Ballet
Helgi Tomasson, Artistic Director & Principal Choreographer
Kelly Tweeddale, Executive Director
Martin West, Music Director

 

Check back on August 13 to see the full film.

 

Header Image: A thumbnail from Dance of Dreams // © San Francisco Ballet