Author Archives: James Sofranko

James Sofranko


soloist with San Francisco Ballet.

Reflections on Paris

As San Francisco Ballet’s run comes to a close here in Paris, I am left to contemplate what has transpired and what I will remember for years to come. It has been an intense tour with no shortage of performances (18) or amount of ballets (also 18) and the Company deserves credit for pulling it […]
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Le Théâtre du Châtelet

By now we’re deep in our second week of performances at the Chatelet Theater in the heart of Paris, and we’re as busy as ever with rehearsals and performances. It’s a beautiful theater to work at every day, and although I do love the War Memorial Opera House back home, there’s something majestic about looking […]
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Words on Dance: A Conversation with Joanna Berman

  On Monday October 22nd, I have the monumental pleasure of hosting a Words on Dance live conversation with former SFB principal dancer Joanna Berman! When I joined San Francisco Ballet in 2000, I could tell immediately that Joanna was a very special dancer and person. From her magical performances on the stage, to the way […]
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Things are really coming along for the upcoming Get in Front Performance on June 6th at the Herbst Theater!  Our last blog entry spoke to the cause, Getting in Front of cancer – and the amazing organization behind it, The Cancer Prevention Institute of California.  Garen Scribner and I have been working tirelessly to pull […]
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