I first saw Hansuke Yamamoto as the Bluebird in San Francisco Ballet's 2006 presentation of Sleeping Beauty. He leaped out from stage right and at such height that it sparked an audible gasp throughout the War Memorial Opera House.
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Ballet To The People lured her date to a performance of San Francisco Ballet's season opener with the promise that she would sit through the Super Bowl with him the next day.
To indulge in a few stereotypes: Russian ballet is lush and expansive. Balanchine ballet is fleet and musical. French ballet is perfect, and perfection is limiting.
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