Category Archives: SF Ballet School

The San Francisco Ballet Blog has moved


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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SF Ballet School Faculty Spotlight: Rubén Martín Cintas


Rubén Martín Cintas was born in Reus, Spain and trained at the Escuela Municipal de Danza and Estudio de Danza de María de Avila. After dancing with English National Ballet, he joined SF Ballet as a corps de ballet member in 2000. He was promoted to soloist in 2003 and named a principal dancer three […]

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SF Ballet School Alumni Spotlight: Alan Takata-Villareal


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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Inside the SF Ballet School Summer Session


Each summer San Francisco Ballet School hosts an intensive summer session designed for serious ballet students from around the world. This year, more than 1,500 students auditioned, with 300 students hailing from as far as Japan, Brazil, China, and New Zealand, ultimately attending. The summer session is divided into intermediate and advanced programs and is designed to improve skills, build strength, and give students a deeper understanding […]

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