San Francisco Ballet presents next@90

90 years is a long time for a ballet company to be in operation, particularly in North America, and the San Francisco Ballet is achieving this milestone in 2023. It’s decidedly something to celebrate, as well an opportunity to offer a glimpse of what comes next for this trailblazing, world-class company. No better way, then, … Read more

World Ballet Day 2022!

Arts-loving readers, mark your calendars: World Ballet Day 2022 is Wednesday, November 2nd!  To celebrate, enjoy my ballet-centric novel, A Dancer’s Guide to Africa, for FREE, all week long! Click HERE. Also, check out the Ballet Theatre Chronicles, HERE.   World Ballet Day has started, and HERE is the all-important link to watch the livestream! … Read more

The elusive Sylphide lands in San Francisco

San Francisco Ballet’s Program 4, opening on Tuesday March 15, brings something elusive and wonderful to the stage in the form of two ballets, La Sylphide and Alexei Ratmansky’s The Seasons. Both hold an element of “Oh, finally!” and both help celebrate and commemorate this, artistic director Helgi Tomasson’s 37th and final season at the helm … Read more

“Mrs. Robinson” kicks off a memorable season at San Francisco Ballet

It’s going to be a memorable, one-of-a-kind repertory season, as the San Francisco Ballet celebrates artistic director Helgi Tomasson’s 37th and final year with the company. The entire season interconnects and celebrates Tomasson’s enormous legacy, one that shaped San Francisco Ballet into the acclaimed, world-renowned ballet company it is today. And the magic is about … Read more

SF Ballet appoints its next artistic director

It’s big news, something I’ve been waiting for since artistic director Helgi Tomasson announced his retirement: the San Francisco Ballet today appointed Tamara Rojo as the company’s next artistic director. The following is taken from the San Francisco Ballet’s press release: (SAN FRANCISCO, CA) January 11, 2022 San Francisco Ballet today announced the appointment of … Read more