SF Ballet On Tour

October 21-23, 2016

The Music Center, Los Angeles

Maria Kochetkova in Tomasson's Trio

For three performances only, SF Ballet will open The Music Center’s 2016-2017 dance season alongside Pacific Northwest Ballet and Houston Ballet. The engagement is part of Celebrate Forsythe, a unique retrospective featuring three iconic works by one of the greatest choreographers of our time. The triple bill includes Pas/Parts 2016 performed by SF Ballet, The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude performed by Pacific Northwest Ballet, and Artifact Suite performed by Houston Ballet.

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October 26-30, 2016

The Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C.

Wheeldon Cinderella

SF Ballet will return to The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. with the Washington, D.C. premiere of Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella, October 26-30. The Company will present seven performances of the acclaimed, full-length production.

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Past Tour Performances

July 31, 2016

Stern Grove Festival, San Francisco, CA

SF Ballet performing Balanchine's <em>Theme and Variations</em>

SF Ballet returns to Stern Grove Festival on Sunday, July 31 for an afternoon performance in a beautiful outdoor amphitheater. This highly anticipated program is the Company’s only performance in San Francisco outside the repertory season and features Tomasson’s Swan Lake Act II, Tomasson’s The Fifth Season, Balanchine’s “Rubies,” and a pas de deux from Wheeldon’s After the Rain©. Admission is free and open to the public, but arrive early for best seating. No tickets are required. 



July 22, 2016

Festival Napa Valley, Napa, CA

Yuan Yuan Tan and Tiit Helimets in Tomasson's The Fifth Season. (© Erik Tomasson)

SF Ballet makes its Festival Napa Valley debut on Friday, July 22, accompanied by members of the SF Ballet Orchestra. The mixed-bill program features Tomasson’s The Fifth Season; van Manen’s Solo; various pas de deux from Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote; Forsythe’s in the middle, somewhat elevated; Petipa’s Le Corsaire; and Wheeldon’s After the Rain©.

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May 28-30, 2016

Reykjavík Arts Festival, Iceland

Maria Kochetkova in Tomasson's Trio

Members of the Company will perform at the 2016 Reykjavik Arts Festival in May 2016, accompanied by the Iceland Symphony Orchestra. SF Ballet will present four performances May 28, 29 (two performances), and 30. The repertory includes Tomasson’s Trio, Balanchine's "Rubies" from Jewels, Petipa's Le Corsaire pas de deux, van Manen's Solo, and Wheeldon’s Within the Golden Hour.



The following funds of the San Francisco Ballet Endowment Foundation provide permanent support for touring by San Francisco Ballet: Lead Underwriters Osher Touring Fund, G. William Jewell Touring Fund, The Hellman Family Touring Fund; Major Underwriters Frannie and Mort Fleishhacker Touring Fund, Stephen and Margaret Gill Family Foundation Touring Fund, Teri and Andy Goodman Touring Fund, Pamela J. Joyner and Alfred J. Giuffrida Touring Fund, Bob Ross Foundation Touring Fund, Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang Touring Fund; and Underwriters Davidson Bidwell-Waite and Edwin A. Waite Touring Fund, Glenn McCoy Touring Fund, Mr. and Mrs. J Sanford Miller Touring Fund, Phyllis W. Nelson Touring Fund, and the Anne and Michelle Shonk Touring Fund.