It’s hard to believe that this is the end of my eleventh season at SFB. In some respects, it feels like I have been here in San Francisco all my life. Warming up at the heaters backstage at the Opera house, stretching in Christensen studio, reading the rehearsal schedule for the hundredth time in the […]
We have been back to work for nearly three months now, preparing for our 2012 season. It’s unbelievable how quickly time flies when you’re working hard! For me, July began with work on Edwaard Liang’s world premiere. Ed is an excellent mover—his ports de bras and groundedness are absolutely lush—and it was a pleasure to be in the […]
This week’s “Pic of the Week” is Soloist Courtney Elizabeth backstage with some of the SF Ballet School students in Coppelia!
This past month and a half has been a whirlwind. We’ve been focusing on two ballets in the upcoming season that are utterly intense. While both are very contemporary, they are vastly different in their ideas and their movement quality. The two ballets I’m talking about are Artifact Suite by William Forsythe, and Chroma by Wayne McGregor. Artifact was […]