Articles & Videos

If you've ever wanted to know more about ballet, like the origins of the tutu or how a particular choreographer got their start, you've come to the right place. We've assembled a few articles and videos to get started, and will be adding more every month. So dive in, and check back soon, to see where to go next on your ballet adventure.

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May 3, 2017
SF Ballet School Trainees in Paris

SF Ballet School's Trainees took Myles Thatcher’s Panorama to Paris for a gala evening celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Paris Opera Ballet School's annual school performances.

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April 20, 2017
Making Cinderella's Ball Gown

Heart of the old, spirit of the new: Cinderella's feathered ball gown is surprisingly high tech.

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April 20, 2017
Who is Basil Twist?

Basil Twist, a puppeteer, defines that term broadly—as bringing inanimate objects to life. His genius is noticing the way objects and materials move and flow, and drawing upon these characteristics to transform them

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