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San Francisco Ballet Casting & Programming Change for Stern Grove 2012

All slideshow ^ photos © Erik Tomasson San Francisco Ballet Casting & Updated Programming for Stern Grove Performance, 7/29/12, 2pm Please note the following changes in SF Ballet’s Stern Grove program: Myles Thatcher’s lyrical and undulating Spinae will replace the pas de deux from … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ballet Announces Program 3 Opening Night Casting for Possokhov World Premiere, ‘Francesca da Rimini’; Preview of Programs 2 & 3

San Francisco Ballet has announced casting for the early performances of their alternating Programs 2 & 3, set to begin this Valentine’s evening, 2/14/12. Each program boasts a world premiere, as well as encore performances of some of last season’s hits by the hottest … Continue reading

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‘Odette’s Ordeal’, Voted One of 2011’s ‘Top Twenty Dance Blogs’ by San Francisco Ballet Fans and Dancers, Now in the Finals to Win ‘Top Dance Blog’ with Your Help!

Thanks to a loyal readership of San Francisco Ballet dancers and balletomanes, Bay Area dance fans and dancers, and a rapidly growing readership amongst Canadian and UK dance readers, (all otherwise known as Odette’s wise, witty, and wonderful ‘peeps’), Odette’s Ordeal has made it into Dance … Continue reading

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Complete Cast, Bios, Synopsis, and Reviews of San Francisco Ballet’s Production of Neumeier’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ on DVD, Blu-Ray and PBS’ ‘Great Performances Presents’

~~~Mermaid Musings~~~  First things first, since this may be the only place you can find it online: the complete ballet libretto (the ‘story’ part of a ‘story’ ballet or opera for you newbies) for John Neumeier’s The Little Mermaid ballet, … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ballet Announces Opening Night Casting for ‘Nutcracker’

For those of you eagerly awaiting San Francisco Ballet’s ONC (Opening Night Casting) announcement for Helgi Tomasson’s Nutcracker, the following dancers are being honored with 2011’s leading Opening Night ‘Nut’ roles: Uncle Drosselmeyer: Val Caniparoli The Nutcracker Prince: Gennadi Nedvigin King & Queen of the Snow: Taras Domitro & Vanessa Zahorian … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ballet’s 2011 ‘The Little Mermaid’ Review: A Tail of Two Mermaids, Part 1

(Enjoy the slideshow above)   (Note: Casting for The Little Mermaid is now posted for the entire ‘Mermaid’ run. See links at the bottom of this review) A Tail of Two Mermaids, Part 1 San Francisco Ballet’s 2011 production of John … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ballet’s ‘The Little Mermaid’: New Photos from 2010!

    SFB’s famous Opening Night 2010 cast for Neumeier’s The Little Mermaid (Yuan Yuan Tan as ‘Mermaid’, Tiit Helimets as ‘Prince’, Hamburg Ballet’s Lloyd Riggins as ‘Poet’, Sarah Van Patten as ‘Princess’, and Davit Karapetyan as ‘Sea Witch’) has given … Continue reading

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