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Happy St. Patrick’s Day from ‘Odette’s Ordeal’: San Francisco Ballet in Our Emerald City by the Bay

I ask you, is there any more appropriate city than San Francisco that can-and does-boast the much abused quote “I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore”?  Proof of our Emerald City by the Bay is in the clover luminescence of San Francisco City Hall’s festive St. Patty’s … 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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Former San Francisco Ballet Principal Dancer, Kirov Ballet Soloist, and Choreographer Yuri Zhukov’s ‘Zhukov Dance Theatre’

(Enjoy the slideshow above.) One of the most exciting new contemporary dance troupes seen in recent years in the SF Bay Area is set to begin rehearsal for their annual Fall 2011 Season. But being able to see Zhukov Dance Theatre’s upcoming Season ’04’, September 1, 2, … 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 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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Dedicated to the Dancers & Fans of San Francisco Ballet

 Welcome to Odette’s Ordeal-A Site for Sore Swans & Serious Ballet Fans in San Francisco!        You are here either because you are one of my faithful Dance ‘Peeps’ and have received an invitation to this Sneak Peek, or you’ve found me … Continue reading

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