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MASTER CLASSES

MASTER CLASSES

SAN FRANCISCO BALLET SCHOOL MASTER CLASSES | 2019–20

Learn from the masters of ballet in these single intensive sessions focused on exploring the artistry of SF Ballet’s repertoire. Classes will consist of a traditional ballet class, then will move to repertory.

Master Classes are open to any student currently training in ballet who meets the age requirement.

February 23, 2020

Jewels

One of Balanchine’s most elegant masterpieces, Jewels, returns to the stage in April! Join Répétiteur, Sandra Jennings, to learn excerpts from the dazzling choreography of Emeralds.

Emeralds, set to music by Fauré, is a forest green meditation in long, Romantic-style skirts, influenced by the French style of ballet—decorous, restrained, pristine.

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

For male and female students currently training at the advanced level in ballet, ages 14–18

All students, please bring ballet slippers, and ladies should also bring pointe shoes.

Taught by: Sandra Jennings

Participant Ticket: $50

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Enter Shakespeare’s enchanted forest of magic, whimsy, mistaken identity, and jest—where fairies rule and love triumphs. Join Répétiteur, Sandra Jennings, in Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, to learn some excerpts of children’s role in the SF Ballet studios.

1:00 – 3:00 pm

For boys and girls currently training in ballet, ages 10–14

Please bring ballet slippers and ladies, if you are en pointe, please bring your pointe shoes

Taught by: Sandra Jennings

Participant Ticket: $50

NOT A DANCER? COME WATCH.

Watching a master class as a member of the audience offers an intimate, behind-the-scenes look at the rigor and craft of dance instruction while also providing a deeper connection to the exhilarating art of ballet.

Please note: Observers must register in advance. Children eight through 14 must be accompanied by an adult, and children younger than eight years old are not allowed. Photography and videography are strictly prohibited inside the SF Ballet building.

Observer ticket: $25

Email classes@sfballet.org for discounted group rates.

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