SF Ballet’s 2016 Fantasy Olympics


As we eagerly anticipate the 2016 Olympics in Rio, we couldn’t help but compare the athleticism of the Olympians and their sports with our very own SF Ballet dancers. Here’s how our Company artists might stack up if we held our own Fantasy Olympics:

We certainly have gymnastics covered.

MASTER IMAGE 2009 Repertory - Program 6 Garen Price Scribner in Elo's Double Evil. (© Erik Tomasson)

Garen Scribner in Elo’s Double Evil (© Erik Tomasson)

Jerome Robbins’ Glass Pieces has our men ready for sprinting. 


SF Ballet in Robbins’ Glass Pieces. (© Erik Tomasson)

Don Quixote could certainly bring some competition in the equestrian arena.


Jim Sohm in Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote. (© Erik Tomasson)

Romeo & Juliet has us covered for fencing. 


Daniel Deivison Oliviera in Tomasson’s Romeo & Juliet. (© Erik Tomasson)

Possokhov’s Swimmer could bring competition with the backstroke. 


Taras Domitro in Possokhov’s Swimmer. (© Erik Tomasson)

Mark Morris’ Sylvia is ready for the archery range.

MASTER IMAGE 2006 Repertory Yuan Yuan Tan in Morris' Sylvia. (© Erik Tomasson)

Yuan Yuan Tan in Morris’ Sylvia. (© Erik Tomasson)

Sancho Panza in Don Quixote would shine on the trampoline.

Trampoline? (© Erik Tomasson):

Pascal Molat in Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote. (© Erik Tomasson)

The high jump wouldn’t be a problem. (We’d like to see the Olympians give it a try in pointe shoes!)

2011 Repertory - Program 4 Maria Kochetkova in Tomasson's Trio. (© Erik Tomasson)

Maria Kochetkova in Tomasson’s Trio. (© Erik Tomasson)

What do you think? Anything we’re missing here?

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