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San Francisco Ballet School Trainee

Shaping ‘Stone and Steel’

The latest dispatch from SF Ballet School Trainee Mimi about working with corps de ballet dancer Myles Thatcher on his new ballet Stone and Steel…   The trainee piece is finally finished! Myles worked with us to wrap up our piece, also deciding to name it Stone and Steel. We are all very thrilled with the […]
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Canada, Here We Come!

It’s 2013! The second semester is starting back in full swing.  After 32 shows of Nutcracker and a week off, the Trainees are still getting our footing back into the studios to work on the new piece by SFB Corps de Ballet Member Myles Thatcher for the festival we’ve been invited to in Toronto in April, Assemblée […]
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SF Symphony’s Deck the Hall

With just a few days until opening night of Nutcracker, it’s truly starting to feel like the holiday season.  It’s a tradition for the Trainees to dance in the Deck The Hall performance at the SF Symphony. Last year, the Trainees danced the doll and bear dance, which was a definite favorite of all the […]
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The Road to National Ballet of Canada’s School Assemblee International 2013!

In preparation for National Ballet of Canada’s School Assemblée International 2013, the San Francisco Ballet School Trainees are creating a piece by Myles Thatcher, a corps de ballet member of the Company and former Trainee. This is my second year in the Trainee Program; I joined the San Francisco Ballet School in 2009. As a […]
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