San Francisco Ballet News


2019 Highlights, Promotions, and Ping-Pong

Wei Wang, Benjamin Freemantle, and Lonnie Weeks. Photos © Chris Hardy
Wei Wang, Benjamin Freemantle, and Lonnie Weeks. Photos © Chris Hardy
  • Tuesday, March 27 tune in to SFB's Instagram stories where The National Ballet of Canada Corps de Ballet member Giorgio Galli will show behind the scenes of Nijinsky rehearsal! → #NijinskyNBC 
  • Principal Dancer Yuan Yuan Tan is featured in Chelsea Clinton's book 'She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History' #MondayMotivation→ Publishers Weekly 
  • Soloist Wei Wang has been promoted to principal dancer, and Corps de Ballet members Benjamin Freemantle and Lonnie Weeks have been promoted to soloist. All changes are effective next season. 
  • Join SFB dancers on March 28 for ping-pong battling at WE ARE SPiN! Mingle with world-class dancers and show off your ping-pong skills in an epic battle between SF Ballet and their biggest fans. Your ticket includes complimentary food and drinks all night. Doors open at 7:30 pm. Game on at 8 pm. Enjoy this special pop-up party for #Unbound2018! Tickets are very limited, act now! →
  • Get a different take on SFB's upcoming #Unbound2018 festival with Unbound On Screen. Four choreographers from Unbound: A Festival of New Works collaborated with film directors to create innovative short dance films inspired by their new ballets→ 

  • On April 5, San Francisco Ballet invites the LGBTQ community to Nite Out, featuring the madness, genius, and obsession of John Neumeier's Nijinsky, presented by The National Ballet of Canada. After the performance, enjoy an exclusive cocktail reception hosted by a San Francisco Ballet Dancer where you can dance, mingle, and talk about your favorite parts of the show. 

  • Principal Dancer Jennifer Stahl appears in the music video "Forever and Tonight" the #Protogenesis theme song by Kostas Martakis! →