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Ballet Opening Gala, a Phantastic Phenomenon

Jennifer Raiser | Posted 04.05.2014 | San Francisco
Jennifer Raiser

San Francisco Ballet was in phenomenal form for its Opening Night Gala; fortunately the party's prescient planners were well aware when they picked "P...

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. ...

Primed Like Never Before

Katita Waldo | Posted 04.09.2012 | Arts
Katita Waldo

The Company is looking great, the dancers have been dancing magnificently, and I think there's an element of extra excellence to be found as they reach that point in the season where the body is tired, but primed like never before.

SF Ballet's Onegin: Intensely Dramatic With 'Devilish' Choreography!

Katita Waldo | Posted 01.25.2012 | San Francisco
Katita Waldo

Choreographically, the ballet is devilish and the partnering is unbelievably hard! The biggest challenge though, is to master the choreography while transcending the difficulty of the steps to tell the story.

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. ...

Nutcracker Rehearsals Usher in the Holidays

Katita Waldo | Posted 01.14.2012 | San Francisco
Katita Waldo

The average person will cringe at the sight of Christmas merchandise hitting the shelves and complain about the early onset of the season. For us it has been going on a while now. Yes, before Halloween, Nutcracker gets started.

The Thrill of Going on Tour

Katita Waldo | Posted 11.27.2011 | San Francisco
Katita Waldo

Greetings from Orange County! We are here at Segerstrom Center for the Arts and this afternoon, we'll perform our first dress rehearsal for tonight's Opening Night of our mixed repertory program!

Back to the Ballet

Katita Waldo | Posted 10.03.2011 | San Francisco
Katita Waldo

SF Ballet has been back at work since July 5 and it's been non-stop! Ballet Master Anita Paciotti and I have been assigned to work on Edwaard Liang's new work for the 2012 season and it's been fascinating to watch him work.