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From Scratch

From Scratch

The Creation of COLORFORMS

Choreographer Myles Thatcher shares the ups and downs of creating a new work for the 2021 Digital Season in our new series, From Scratch.

In this first episode, Thatcher (also a SF Ballet Soloist) works on choreography alone in the studio, consults with costume designer Susan Roemer, and delves into the challenges of the creative process.


In this second episode, Thatcher visit San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, rehearses with dancers, and consults with Costume Designer Susan Roemer.


In this third episode, go behind the scenes as COLORFORMS was filmed, and hear from SF Ballet dancers Sasha De Sola, Jasmine Jimison, and Esteban Hernandez.

Myles Thatcher’s COLORFORMS will receive its stage debut as part of SF Ballet’s 2023 Repertory Season.

See COLORFORMS in 21st Century Evolutions March 14–19

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Header Image: San Francisco Ballet rehearsing Myles Thatcher’s COLORFORMS // © Erik Tomasson