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The San Francisco Ballet Blog has moved

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The San Francisco Ballet Blog has moved has moved. We’ve transferred most of the posts from this website to a new section on our website called EXPLORE. There, we’ll continue to share interviews, insights, and history about our extraordinary art form. You’ll also be able to listen to podcasts and watch videos about the Company, our artists, and the […]

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Company Class with Ricardo Bustamante

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A day in the life of a professional ballet dancers begins with Company class. Taking class warms up the dancers’ muscles and minds, and provides the opportunity to fine tune technique, work on problem areas, and mentally prepare for the day ahead. We sat down with Ballet Master and Assistant to the Artistic Director Ricardo Bustamante, to understand the importance […]

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The Black Iris Project

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The Black Iris Project, created by award-winning choreographer and former dancer Jeremy McQueen, presents new works about black lives and history. I wasn’t aware of the project until Jeremy reached out to me earlier this year, via Instagram–someone apparently told him about me and needless to say, I was thrilled to hear from him. His introductory […]

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SF Ballet School Alumni Spotlight: Alan Takata-Villareal

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SF Ballet School alumnus and Bay Area native Alan Takata-Villareal has been working with SF Ballet for over 20 years, as the logistics manager in the artistic department. He is responsible for scheduling the Company’s busy rehearsal schedule and making sure the ballets make it to stage on time. We caught up with him to learn […]

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