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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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Meet The Musician: Yi Zhou

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The 2016 Season marks the 40th anniversary of the SF Ballet Orchestra. As Artistic Director and Principal Choreographer Helgi Tomasson recently remarked, “The finest dance can only happen with the support of an equally world-class orchestra.” To celebrate our world-class musicians, we have introduced you to various members of the Orchestra throughout the season and today, we’d like to introduce Principal […]

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Meet the Musician: Laura Griffiths

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The 2016 Repertory Season marked the 40th anniversary of the SF Ballet Orchestra. As Artistic Director and Principal Choreographer, Helgi Tomasson, recently, “the finest dance can only happen with the support of an equally world-class orchestra.”  To celebrate our world-class musicians, we will introduce you to various members of the Orchestra throughout the season . Today we’d like to […]

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Anita Paciotti on Dances at a Gathering

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Ballet Master and Principal Character Dancer Anita Paciotti studied at the SF Ballet School and joined the Company in 1968. She became a rehearsal assistant in 1982, and Artistic Director & Principal Choreographer Helgi Tomasson appointed Paciotti principal character dancer in 1987. Four years later, she was promoted to ballet master and is currently responsible for staging and rehearsing […]

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