Take a deep dive into America’s favorite ballet

Who’s it For?

Patrons who want a deep dive into one of America’s iconic ballets


General Public: $100
Subscribers and Donors ($75+): $75


February 11


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

Join SF Ballet for an exploration of George Balanchine’s iconic ballet Serenade. In this intensive one-day course, you learn about this ballet’s American history, its hidden stories, and its many interpretations. Come discover why this ballet is one of America’s favorites.



  • Learn about choreographer George Balanchine and why Serenade is one of his most important works
  • Experience the choreography of Serenade yourself—even if you aren’t a dancer!
  • Hear the stories behind the choreography: is there a narrative? Where are all the men? And why do parts of it seem to have been made by chance?
  • Meet dancers who have danced Serenade and learn why even after 83 years this ballet remains a favorite of dancers and audience members

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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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