Photoessay: Nutcracker from the Wings
Every year, photographer Erik Tomasson captures Nutcracker
from a unique perspective.
Erik Tomasson has been San Francisco Ballet’s photographer since 2004. Through photographing multiple performances of Nutcracker each year, he has developed a deep familiarity with the production. These images, shot by Tomasson from the wings, offer a rare look behind the scenes of this holiday classic.
Nutcracker has gone digital this season! Catch the holiday classic from November 27–December 31.
Header Image: Jennifer Stahl // © Erik Tomasson