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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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Who is Yuri Possokhov?

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Known for his rich and diverse choreography, beautiful dancing, and great partnering skills, Ukranian-born Yuri Possokhov holds the position of choreographer in residence for SF Ballet. After training at the Moscow Ballet School, he danced for ten years with the world-famous Bolshoi Ballet and Royal Danish Ballet, before moving to the US and joining the Company as a principal dancer in 1994.

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Dancers as Athletes

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 Lisa Giannone is the founder and owner of Active Care, a physical therapy and sports rehabilitation clinic located in San Francisco. Giannone is a physical therapist and biomechanical specialist with a particular focus on sports rehabilitation and training. She is a member of the SF Ballet Health and Wellness teamed headed by supervising physician, Dr. Richard Gibbs, and […]

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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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