Nutcracker from Backstage

Nutcracker from Backstage

A Unique Perspective on This Holiday Classic

For a different perspective on Nutcracker, SF Ballet photographer Erik Tomasson shoots a few performances just a few feet offstage in the wings. Because they reveal details both of the production and the performers, these images offer a more intimate look at this holiday classic.

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Nutcracker returns to the War Memorial Opera House this season! Catch the holiday classic from December 10–30, 2021. Tickets on sale now!

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Header Image: San Francisco Ballet in Tomasson’s Nutcracker // © Erik Tomasson