Boundless: A Symposium on Ballet's Future

April 27–29, 2018

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Bringing together noted artists, scholars, and critics, this symposium provides an opportunity for discussion, debate, and collaboration about ballet in the 21st century.

From the royal courts of Louis XIV to Cold War international diplomacy, ballet, as a form, has consistently evolved technically, artistically, and institutionally in response to changes in government, technology, and culture.

Based in a rapidly changing, innovative, and diverse city, we believe that a focus on emergent technology, the inclusion of new and diverse voices, and the production of new choreographic works is necessary for ballet to remain relevant for 21st-century audiences.

Where has ballet been? Where is it going? And what needs to happen next? Join San Francisco Ballet for a discussion on where ballet goes from here.


Details about the location, schedule, speakers, and how to attend will be announced soon. Please check back for more information.

July—October, 2017

Unbound LIVE

Ever wonder how a ballet is made? We're presenting a series of live broadcasts of Unbound rehearsals. You'll meet the choreographers, watch them work, and get a sneak peek at their new ballets.

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unbound on Screen

We’re matching five Unbound choreographers with film directors to create five short dance films inspired by their new ballets.

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