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  1. Nikisha Fogo is now in San Francisco!!! https://www.instagram.com/p/CHGO0Enp5-E/
  2. My guess is it will be a combination. The new works will be created with current social distancing guidelines applied. I have heard some details about one of the pieces, but because it was not in a public forum I will not divulge the info - besides, things are constantly changing that it might be something completely different from the original concept. From the press release (https://cdn.sfballet.org/2019/10/27122047/Digital-Season-Announcement-Final.pdf) one of the mainlines state: New digitally conceived Swan Lake based on Helgi Tomasson’s original choreography, as well as a new film ca
  3. An updated link for the 2021 season which includes Nutcracker Online: https://www.sfballet.org/tickets/2021-season/
  4. Looks like there has been some shifting of the programs per this document on the choreographers: https://cdn.sfballet.org/20201023092452/2021SeasonChoreographers.pdf Programs by Choreographer: Program 1: Balanchine (Midsummer) Program 2: Mark Morris, Dwight Rhoden, Myles Thatcher Program 3: Yuri Possokhov, Alexei Ratmansky, Danielle Rowe Program 4: Balanchine (Jewels) Program 5: David Dawson, Cathy Marston, Helgi Tomasson Program 6: Tomasson (Romeo & Juliet) Program 7: Tomasson (Swan Lake) George Balanchine is listed for Program 1-A Mids
  5. A press release was posted to SFBallet.org: https://www.sfballet.org/discover/press-center/press-releases/release/san-francisco-ballet-announces-2021-digital-season/?fbclid=IwAR2duMIul6_P5hn8Fm5Z6tyMUkPasZmRuQ3J6l_eKvM6CfH-WezMe9rWQ34 PDF of press release: https://cdn.sfballet.org/2019/10/27122047/Digital-Season-Announcement-Final.pdf Tickets will go on sale November 17 per FB post: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=639181936771524 I renewed my subscription, so not sure how this will work but will provide info if I find something....
  6. This came across my YouTube page: Trying to find more information on SFBallet.org and will post more information as I find it. I will also search my emails to see if the company has sent any information to subscribers.
  7. (I posted this in the SFB forum since the video began there originally, but am posting here since PNB will now be a part of it) Around the time the pandemic began, SFB premiered a video called Sequentia. One dancer would begin to dance and pass on to another dancer. The new dancer would begin their movement in the pose or movement the previous dancer ended with. After SFB, NYCB picked up where SFB ended. Shortly thereafter, ABT added their moves. Tomorrow at 10 AM PT, PNB will add their moves. Here are links from the SFB FB and YouTube pages: https://www.facebook.com/sfballet/vi
  8. And the baton is passed to - Pacific Northwest Ballet Sequentia continues!!! If you all recall, at the time the pandemic began SFB premiered a video called Sequentia. A dancer would begin to dance and then pass on to the next dancer whose movement would begin with the previous dancers last move. New York City Ballet picked up where SFB left off, and then ABT followed. Up next is Pacific Northwest Ballet. The video will premiere tomorrow at 10 AM PT. I found links on their FB and YouTube pages: https://www.facebook.com/sfballet/videos/350845619702284 YouTube:
  9. Ballet Shop now online!! As a volunteer, I worked in the gift shop for Saturday evening performances. This is one of the things I miss with COVID-19. All proceeds from the shop go back to San Francisco Ballet. But now, the shop is online!! Here is the link: https://shop.sfballet.org/. There was also an announcement on FB: I hope that you will consider visiting the shop online.
  10. This is great news!! Fingers crossed we will be attending ballet (and opera) performances sometime in 2021!!
  11. I have signed up for tonight's Ballet Talk event, will try to provide highlights afterwards.
  12. Actually, Larissa has joined the faculty of the San Francisco Ballet School: https://www.sfballet.org/artist/larissa-ponomarenko/ Announcement on FB: Welcome Larissa, Jason, and Viktor!!
  13. As a proud ballet volunteer, I received an email with the announcement that there will be no live Nutcracker performances this year. The reason is the San Francisco War memorial and Performing Arts Center has decided to keep its venues closed for public performances through December 31, 2020. Link on website: https://www.sfballet.org/nutcracker-announcement/ Message on website: San Francisco Ballet regretfully announces there will be no live performances of Nutcracker this year. The Company's decision comes in the wake of continued restrictions posed by COVID-19 pandemic and
  14. From their FB page: ABT will pick up where New York City Ballet left off with the next part of 'Sequentia'. This will premiere tomorrow. You can get a reminder from the YouTube link:
  15. From their FB page - a video in tribute to the artists leaving the company at the end of this season:
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