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Helgi Tomasson

A Conversation With Luke Ingham, Principal Dancer at San Francisco Ballet

Sean Martinfield | Posted 03.03.2015 | Arts
Sean Martinfield

Luke appeared as the Nutcracker Prince in this season's opening night performance of the Tchaikovsky favorite. Yuan Yuan Tan joined him in the brilliant Grand Pas de Deux of Act II. The duo proved dynamic. "I'm at the stage where I still really enjoy doing Nutcracker," he said.

A Heavenly Match: Jerome Robbins and Liam Scarlett at San Francisco Ballet

Carla Escoda | Posted 02.28.2015 | Arts
Carla Escoda

The sight never fails to thrill: like an exceptionally bright star, the Space Station zooms across the sky at nearly five miles per second, manned by American, Russian, European and Japanese astronauts who spend their days conducting scientific research and testing the effects of zero gravity on their bodies

Myles Thatcher -- Profile of an Upcoming Dancer and Choreographer

Sean Martinfield | Posted 08.04.2014 | Arts
Sean Martinfield

Myles Thatcher's skills and growing reputation as a promising choreographer have been recognized and honored by the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative.

Robin Wilkey

PHOTOS: San Francisco Ballet Celebrates 80th Season With Opening Night Gala

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.25.2013 | San Francisco

"It's rare for me to be here mid-week," said House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi at the San Francisco Ballet Opening Night Gala on Thursday night. ...

Celebrating the Joffrey Ballet

George Heymont | Posted 05.29.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

2012-03-29-Screenshot20120329at10.10.20AM.jpgBallet fans will want to get their hands on Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance, a thrilling new documentary.

Prokofiev's 'Romeo and Juliet' - A Sumptuous Revival at San Francisco Ballet

Sean Martinfield | Posted 05.08.2012 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

The San Francisco Ballet lifts Shakespeare's complex and familiar language off the gilded pages and translates it into lucid classical choreography that is visceral, fresh, and ultimately sublime.

PHOTOS: Celebs Dazzle At The Ballet's Opening Gala

Carly Schwartz | Posted 03.25.2012 | San Francisco

Winter storms didn't keep the city's elite from descending on City Hall Thursday evening for the opening of the 79th season of the San Francisco Balle...

The City's Principal Dancer Talks The Ballet, His Workout Routine And Why He Loves SF

Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.30.2012 | San Francisco

On Thursday, the San Francisco Ballet celebrates the opening of its 78th season, making it the oldest professional ballet company in the country. ...

On to Onegin!

Katita Waldo | Posted 11.12.2011 | San Francisco
Katita Waldo

We just finished three weeks with Jane Bourne, choreologist for Stuttgart Ballet. She was here to set John Cranko's Onegin. The ballet is both a dancer's and an actor's dream.