SF Ballet Associate Director Lola de Avila was recently awarded the 2010 Gold Medal for Merit in the Fine Arts–one of the highest distinctions in the arts given by the King of Spain and the Minister of Culture. Read the mention in today’s SF Chronicle, here.
Monthly Archives: April 2011
I was recently asked by Sarah Van Patten to get involved with a local charity, the Community Housing Partnership. It’s a non-profit that helps homeless people get into residences and provides services for them. Every year they put on a talent show. All of the performers have been formerly homeless, and it’s a celebration of […]
Class is how a professional dancer starts their working day; at least an hour-and-a-quarter of exercises to prepare the body and mind for the day ahead. And that day, for a dancer in a company like San Francisco Ballet, could see rehearsals for a very wide variety of dance styles and technical demands. For example, […]