Yuan Yuan Tan and Luke Ingham in Scarlett's Hummingbird. (© Erik Tomasson)
This fall San Francisco Ballet will go on a two-city tour to the People’s Republic of China. The tour will include engagements in Beijing and Shanghai from October 21-31, for a total of six performances. The tour marks the second visit by SF Ballet to China; the Company first performed there in 2009. SF Ballet will present three programs on tour, including SF Ballet Artistic Director & Principal Choreographer Helgi Tomasson’s full-length production of Giselle and two mixed-repertory programs featuring a range of acclaimed works by George Balanchine, Hans van Manen, SF Ballet Choreographer in Residence Yuri Possokhov, Jerome Robbins, Liam Scarlett, Helgi Tomasson, and Christopher Wheeldon.
SF Ballet performs a diverse and wide-ranging repertory around the world as a part of our mission to share the joy of dance with the widest possible audience. Some of our previous engagements have included the famed Opéra de Paris-Palais Garnier in Paris; London’s Sadler’s Wells Theatre and the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden; The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C; and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City.
Oct 21-24, 2015
National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing
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Oct 30-31, 2015
Shanghai Culture Square, Shanghai
Part of the Shanghai International Arts Festival
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