Principal Packages

The best seats at the lowest price.

Principal Package subscribers get the best ballet experience: access to the best seats in the house (and the option to keep or upgrade them each year), our deepest discounts, and fee-free ticket exchange. You’ll be first in line for Nutcracker tickets and will get our informative Season Guide mailed right to your door. Schedule your inspiration.

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Principal 3

  • Includes:
  • Distinctly SF Ballet
  • Frankenstein
  • Unbound: A Festival of New Works (Program B or D)

Packages start at $85.

Principal 5

  • Includes:
  • The Sleeping Beauty
  • Bright Fast Cool Blue
  • Robbins: Ballet & Broadway
  • National Ballet of Canada in Nijinsky
  • Unbound: A Festival of New Work (Program A or C)

Packages start at $130.

Principal 8

  • Includes:
  • The Sleeping Beauty
  • Bright Fast Cool Blue
  • Distinctly SF Ballet
  • Frankenstein
  • Robbins: Ballet & Broadway
  • National Ballet of Canada in Nijinsky
  • Unbound: A Festival of New Work (two of the four Programs)

Packages start at $195.


Best seats at the lowest prices

Save up to 30% off single-ticket price
Locked-in low subscriber price for additional tickets
Waived handling fee when purchasing additional tickets
Early access and savings to Nutcracker tickets (when you subscribe before September 3)
Same seats for every performance in your series package
Fee-free advance ticket exchanges (Principal Packages)
$10 exchange fee (Story Ballet Trio and CYO Packages)
Access to payment plans (before October 2018)

Opportunity to purchase reserved parking at a local garage
Complimentary 2019 SF Ballet calendar
$25 credit toward a one-time purchase at The Shop at SF Ballet at the Opera House*

*One-time use toward a minimum purchase of $40. Must be used during the 2019 Repertory Season, excluding Nutcracker.


Love the magic of story ballets? Interested primarily in new works? You can select the Mini-Package that matches your preferences. You’ll save up to 15% and enjoy low-cost ticket exchanges.

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Choreograph Your Own (CYO) Package

Already know exactly what you want to see? A CYO package gives you the flexibility to create your own subscription. Simply select three or more programs, at dates and times that work for you, and save up to 15%. Packages start at just $75.

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