Our SF Ballet School students are currently demonstrating their talents in their three-night Student Showcase (ending tonight), so we went backstage to bring you all the anticipation, nerves and stretches going on behind the scenes…
SF Ballet students warm up at the barre onstage at the Lam Research Theater at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
A student laces her pointe shoes ten minutes before the curtain rises
Signs backstage: get it right (or is it left?)
The next generation of male ballet talent, waiting backstage!
A student watches from the wings
Ever wonder what the curtain looks like from the other side?
Upper level students warm up in the wings before showtime…