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San Francisco Ballet Presents ‘The Little Mermaid’ 2011-A Preview

  “If you are living in a Paradise, how strong must be the love that inspires you to leave?”~John Neumeier, Creator of The Little Mermaid   (Note: All of the photos featured in the slideshow above and galleries below are published here with … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ballet Announces Rapturous 2012 Season

(wait for the slideshow above)   San Francisco Ballet’s 2012 season begins and ends with a full-length Big Ballet Bang;  Program 1 gives us the SFB Premiere of John Cranko’s 1965 adaptation of Onegin, one of his most dramatic ballets, created on … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ballet’s Cotton Candy ‘Coppelia’

        ~~~Once upon a time…~~~ ~~~  (on Saturday, March 19, 2011, to be exact) A man named Helgi Tomasson successfully mined his Dancers’ numerous artistic riches, furthered his already gleaming reputation as one of the finest Artistic Directors in the world, and rewarded faithful … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ballet Nominees for Isadora Duncan Dance Awards

Don’t forget the ‘Izzies’ are tonight, peeps!:     The awards ceremony will be held on Monday, March 14, 2011 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Forum, 701 Mission Street at 3rd in San Francisco, California. The event, which is … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ballet Announces Coppelia Casting…

Publicity shot: Vanessa Zahorian as Swanilda and Madison Keesler as the Doll in Balanchine’s Coppelia; Choreography: Alexandra Danilova and George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust (after Marius Petipa); photo © Erik Tomasson   …for  the first 2 performances:   Coppelia Choreography: … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ballet Announces its 2012 Season…

…to the CIA (Company of International Artists), otherwise known as the Artists of San Francisco Ballet. I guess we have to allow them that, since they’re the ones who will be honored with the pleasure of performing their hearts out in it. But ‘mum’s the … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ballet Gala 2011-‘Odette’s Observations’

     San Francisco Ballet Gala 2011-‘Odette’s Observations’   Considering I covered San Francisco Ballet’s Gala programming and Casting so extensively in my pre-Gala post, let’s get right to ‘Odette’s Observations’ of the actual Gala performances.  Because this site is a tribute to (and showcase of) the Dancers of … Continue reading

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