ENCORE! Events

Exclusive events only for SF Ballet's ENCORE! members.

ENCORE! Gala Launch Party 2016 // © Drew Altizer Photography
Upcoming Events

November 16, 2016

Season Preview

6-9 pm, Ted Baker, 80 Grant Avenue, San Francisco

Everyone will get a sneak peek at the programs in ENCORE!'s Trio Subscription Package and the chance to participate in a conversation with SF Ballet Soloist Sasha De Sola and Corps de Ballet Member Max Cauthorn about the upcoming season. Plus, you'll get to enjoy complimentary wine from Bouchaine Vineyards and hors d'oeuvres, and meet your fellow ENCORE! members and San Francisco Ballet enthusiasts. What more could you ask for?


December 16, 2016

Nutcracker Performance & Celebration

Get into the holiday spirit with ENCORE!’s annual Nutcracker event. Current ENCORE! members even get to save 15 percent on tickets for the December 16 at 7 pm performance. Want to sit with everyone else? Make sure to buy your tickets by November 15.

P.S. Stay tuned to learn more about our special Nutcracker reception only for ENCORE! members and guests.

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January 2017

ENCORE! Gala Launch Party

Please check back for details.

January 19, 2017

ENCORE! 2017 Opening Night Gala

6:15pm, City Hall
7pm, Prosecco Promenade, War Memorial Opera House Lobby
8pm, Gala Performance, War Memorial Opera House
10pm, After Party, City Hall

The red carpet awaits. The New Year's most anticipated event includes a cocktail buffet at City Hall, a special one-night-only performance at the Opera House and SF's hottest After Party.

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February 23, 2017

ENCORE! Trio Evening featuring Frankenstein

Join ENCORE! at Liam Scarlett's darkly beautiful Frankenstein.

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March 16, 2017

ENCORE! Trio Evening featuring Program 4

ENCORE! members and guests will gather to watch an evening of George Balanchine. Program 4 includes three classics: Stravinsky Violin Concerto, Prodigal Son, and Diamonds. ENCORE! Trio packages go on sale August 4, 2016

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April 14, 2017

ENCORE! Trio Evening featuring Program 7

Witness a world premiere work by SF Ballet Corps de Ballet dancer Myles Thatcher, Helgi Tomasson's Trio, and Christopher Wheeldon's Within The Golden Hour©. ENCORE! Trio packages go on sale August 4, 2016

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Past Events

April 9, 2016

ENCORE! presents the San Francisco Ballet School Trainees Performance & Reception

An exclusive reception and a special performance by the dancers of the SF Ballet School Trainee Program. This international roster of pre-professional young dancers presented excerpts from both the classical and contemporary repertory.

April 7, 2016

ENCORE! Trio Evening Three: Program 7

The final Trio evening of the 2015/16 Season featured Mark Morris' Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes, a world premiere by Justin Peck, and George Balanchine's glittering Theme and Variations.

March 23. 2016

ENCORE! Sensorium Pre-Party

ENCORE! gathered for an unforgettable happy hour reception at the Asian Art Museum prior the March 23 performance. Mixing and mingling over drinks and small bites while exploring the world-class Asian Art Museum after hours. Best of all, James Buckhouse, Sensorium's host, former Twitter product innovation team leader, and local artist, gave a private talk about the ballet performance that night. 

March 17, 2016

ENCORE! Trio Evening Two: Program 5

ENCORE! held their second Trio evening of the 2015/16 Season featuring Yuri Possokhov's Swimmer and Jerome Robbins' Dances at a Gathering.

March 3, 2016

ArtPoint Cocktail Party: Pierre Bonnard
Co-Presented by San Francisco Ballet ENCORE!

ArtPoint and San Francisco Ballet ENCORE! joined forces to present a sold-out cocktail party featuring guided tours of the exhibition Pierre Bonnard: Painting Arcadia and a performance by the San Francisco Ballet School Trainees.

January 21, 2016


ENCORE! members and guests danced the night away at the sold out 2016 Opening Night Gala: PROVOCATIVE.

January 7, 2016

ENCORE! Gala Launch Party

ENCORE! celebrated the opening of the 2016 Season at the ENCORE! Gala Launch Party at Ligne Roset San Francisco.