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San Francisco Ballet | 2014 Opening Night Gala | Principal Casting

January 21, 2014

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PRINCIPAL CASTING FOR SAN FRANCISCO BALLET’S 2014 OPENING NIGHT GALA Last year I reported that Royal Ballet School graduate Esteban Hernandez had accepted a contract with San Francisco Ballet, and I reported on his outstanding graduate performance. Here’s some great news re casting for Hernandez at San Francisco Ballet. He’ll be premiering in Johan Kobborg’s exceptional […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Sarah Van Patten, Principal, San Francisco Ballet

August 17, 2012

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Sarah Van Patten and Pierre Francois-Vilanoba in Wheeldon’s Within the Golden Hour Erik Tomasson

Cupcakes & Conversation with Sarah Van Patten, Principal, San Francisco Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? If Monday is the start of a new ballet then it’s always exciting to see what will be created. I love seeing what can evolve from nothing. I’m also always excited, not only by the […]

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San Francisco Ballet casting at Stern Grove

July 21, 2012

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San Francisco Ballet casting at Stern Grove Casting for the Sunday, July 29, 2pm performance at Stern Grove is as follows : SCOTCH SYMPHONY Choreographer: George Balanchine Composer: Felix Mendelssohn Conductor: Martin West Yuan Yuan Tan, Davit Karapteyan Nicole Ciapponi INTERMISSION SPINAE Choreographer: Myles Thatcher Composers: Phil Kline and Mary Ellen Childs Lacey Escabar, Lauren Parrott, […]

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San Francisco Ballet Company Roster Update

April 19, 2012

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San Francisco Ballet Company Roster Update San Francisco Ballet has announced the promotion of Elizabeth Powell to corps de ballet member, effective immediately. Hailing from Boston, Powell joined the SF Ballet School during the 2007 Summer Session and participated in the 2010-11 Trainee Program. She began her professional career in 2011 as an apprentice with […]

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