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A waterfall of rain cascading down from high above the stage, only to be thrown back up in the air with each mesmerizing movement of the dancers’ feet. A line of rockstars commanding the front of the stage…
Dancers know from the very beginning that they will have two lives: the first comprises the highly focused—some call it tunnel vision— years of training and performing, and then comes Part 2, which begins the day after the curtain falls on their final performance.
There is only one partner who has danced alongside every PNB company member over the past 37 years, one partner in whose hands we daily and wholeheartedly place our trust, one partner without whom we wouldn’t have made it on stage night after night, show after show-that partner is Boyd Bender.
The crown jewel of the classical ballet repertoire, The Sleeping Beauty premiered in St. Petersburg on January 15, 1890. The story of a kingdom placed under…
Next season will be a fresh chapter of innovative works and reinvigorated traditions. They are planning four extraordinary programs- including 5 world premieres- that will include some of the best classical ballet and contemporary dance being created and performed today.
Principal Dancer Isaac Hernández joined SF Ballet as a member of the corps de ballet in 2008 and was promoted to Soloist in 2011. He continued his career in Europe, joining the ranks of Dutch National Ballet, and most recently, English National Ballet. He returned to SF Ballet in 2022 as a Principal Dancer.
They four dynamic dancers to the company including San Francisco Ballet’s John-Paul Simoens as Soloist and bids farewell to two beloved veterans
In Ballet Idaho’s Swan Lake, Anne Mueller Empowers the Swans, and Garrett Anderson Gives Von Rothbart Intricate Layers
Delicate. Ethereal. Fearful. These words most likely come to mind when you think of the iconic ballet Swan Lake. Known for its powerful score by Tchaikovsky and its intricate staged lines of swan-maidens, one might naturally assume that because it is a ballet, and because they are graceful, delicate birds, that the swans in Swan Lake are just that.