Rehearsal for Cathy Marston's new work // © Erik Tomasson




Become an expert yourself during intensive classes that bring you deeper into the selected work and let you hear from the dancers and artists themselves.

SF Ballet is known for its simultaneous mastery of the classics and of innovative new work. This year become an expert yourself at Exploring Ballet. These classes bring you into the histories and interpretations of the selected works, as well as let you hear from the dancers and artists who bring them to life.

  • Session 1: Robbins’ In the Night
  • Session 2: Exploring Don Quixote
  • Session 3: Exploring La Sylphide


Updated 9/22: To attend a performance or event at the War Memorial Opera House, all patrons aged 12 and over must present proof of full vaccination status alongside a matching photo ID. Children under 12 years of age who are not yet eligible for vaccination must present a negative COVID-19 test result (either PCR or antigen test) taken within 72 hours of the start time of the performance they are attending. Masks are required for everyone at all times, regardless of vaccination status, while inside the War Memorial Opera House.

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Dates & Times:

  • January 31 at 6:00 pm: Exploring In the Night
  • February 27 at 6:00 pm: Exploring Don Quixote
  • March 12 at 4:00 pm: Exploring La Sylphide

Location: January 31 Online via Zoom; February 27 and March 12 at 455 Franklin Street

Cost: General Admission $30

Classes go off sale at 10 am the morning of the event and Zoom links will be sent shortly thereafter.

SF Ballet's audience engagement classes are sponsored by the San Francisco Ballet Auxiliary, a philanthropic group of women that works tirelessly to support SF Ballet through volunteering, enhancing visibility, promoting community support, and assisting in fundraising. To learn more, visit Auxiliary.