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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November 28, 2017


Esteban Hernandez and Miranda Silveira dance many roles in Nutcracker. We followed them around the War Memorial Opera House during the run of this holiday classic to get an inside look at what a day in their life is like during Nutcracker.

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November 20, 2017
Video: The Sleeping Beauty Photo Shoot: Behind the Scenes

Join photographer Erik Tomasson and SF Ballet Principal Dancer Ana Sophia Scheller for the campaign image creation for Helgi Tomasson's The Sleeping Beauty.

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November 13, 2017
Video: 2017 World Ballet Day: Sleeping Beauty Rehearsals

Join Artistic Director and Principal Choreographer Helgi Tomasson for an inside look at the rehearsals for his ballet, "The Sleeping Beauty." Featuring Ana Sophia Scheller and Angelo Greco.

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