Monthly Archives: March 2012

San Francisco Ballet Soloist Victoria Ananyan-Exclusive Photos by Brian Mengini for Odette’s Ordeal

(Enjoy the slideshow above.) In appreciation of my very patient readers, and to celebrate the upcoming performances of San Francisco Ballet Soloist Victoria Ananyan, here is a sneak peek of our exclusive photo shoot for Odette’s Ordeal and Brian Mengini Photography, by dance … Continue reading

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A Belated Fond Farewell to San Francisco Ballet’s Erin McNulty (and Other Outgoing Talent) and a Warm Welcome to SFB’s Newest Dancers (oh, and an ‘Homage to Helgi’, as well)

Surprise! There is a link to a sneak peek at one of Odette’s exclusive San Francisco Ballet dancer photo shoots somewhere below. (“But first this special message…”) ‘Homage to Helgi’ Every year, San Francisco Ballet acquires new talent, attracting some of the best dancers, of all levels, from the world’s most highly esteemed ballet … Continue reading

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Preview: San Francisco Ballet’s Four Pairs of ‘Romeo & Juliet’-Joan Boada & Maria Kochetkova

(^Enjoy this exclusive slideshow; full gallery at bottom)   San Francisco Ballet’s Artistic Director, Helgi Tomasson, has paired San Francisco Ballet’s Joan Boada and Maria Kochetkova together, once again, for this 2012 season’s run of Romeo & Juliet. ‘Masha’ (as Maria is affectionately known to her … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ballet Announces Fall Tour to Washington, D.C, November 13-18, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, Tuesday, March 6, 2012—San Francisco Ballet—the oldest professional ballet company in America—has announced that it will perform at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., November 13-18, 2012. The week-long engagement will feature Helgi Tomasson’s … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ballet to Perform in London for First Time Since 2004; Tour to be September 14-23, 2012

Press Release:  SAN FRANCISCO, Monday, March 5, 2012—San Francisco Ballet—the oldest professional ballet company in America—has announced that it will embark on its first engagement to London since 2004. From September 14-23, 2012, the Company will perform three mixed-repertory programs … Continue reading

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Isadora Duncan Dance Awards, Hosted by Val Caniparoli and Featuring Presenters Edward Villella & Joanna Berman, Honors All Five San Francisco Ballet Ballerinas for 2011’s “Many Faces of Giselle”

The 26th annual ‘Isadora Duncan Dance Awards’ event is one of the most anticipated in its history to date, given that living dance legend, Edward Villella, Founding Artistic Director of the Miami City Ballet and former New York City Ballet dancer, is one … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ballet’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ Nominated for Esteemed ‘Rose d’Or’ Arts Documentary & Performing Art Award

(Enjoy the slideshow above) If you have seen San Francisco Ballet’s production of John Neumeier’s The Little Mermaid, either live or ‘filmed live in HD for PBS and DVD release’, it will not come as a surprise to hear that it has been nominated for … Continue reading

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