Author Archives: Dana Genshaft

Finding Inspiration From William Forsythe

 Dana Genshaft danced at SF Ballet for 15 years. She was named apprentice in 2000, joined the corps de ballet in 2001, and was promoted to soloist in 2008. She retired from SF Ballet in 2015 and joined the faculty of SF Ballet School where she currently holds the titles contemporary dance teacher and conditioning teacher. I […]

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SF JAZZ + SF Ballet School = One Amazing Collaboration

At the end of last season I had the privilege of working with the SF Ballet School Trainees on a collaboration with the SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Combo (thanks to School Associate Director Patrick Armand and Trainee Program Coordinator Wendy Van Dyck for asking me!). The two students groups,  each made up of about 6-12 members began […]

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My Hiddent Talent: Organizing!

In anticipation of my husband’s graduation from law school, I planned a large family reunion, which took place at the beginning of the summer. It was the first time in 10 years that we had everyone under one roof! Our families traveled from across the country, and we held the reunion in beautiful Napa Valley. […]

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