Premium Plus Digital Season Package

Premium Plus Digital Season Package

2021 Premium Plus Digital Season Package includes all seven programs, plus VIP bonus content, like behind-the-scenes videos and podcasts.

Each program starts at 6 pm on the first day of its run.

Premium Plus Digital Season Package

22 Videos

  • Program 03

    The world premiere of Danielle Rowe’s roaring ’20s dance film Wooden Dimes, the return of Yuri Possokhov’s fan-favorite Swimmer and Alexei Ratmansky’s powerful Symphony #9 make up Program 03.

  • Musicians' Insights: Shinji Eshima on Possokhov's Swimmer

    Listen to Shinji Eshima, Associate Principal Contrabass of San Francisco Ballet Orchestra on composing the music for Yuri Possokhov's Swimmer. “These are all the things that Yuri loves about America,” says Eshima, whose score begins with a trumpet solo that blossoms into a brass chorale, alluding...

  • Meet the Artist: Hansuke Yamamoto

    Soloist Hansuke Yamamoto reflects upon his 20 years at SF Ballet and how his desire to become a dancer brought him from Japan to the United Kingdom, Canada and ultimately San Francisco. Hansuke shares his admiration of the many Alexei Ratmansky ballets he has perform including Symphony #9 and th...

  • Meet the Artist: Dores André

    Principal Dancer Dores André shares that returning to the studio and setting an intention to improve her dancing has lifted her spirits. Dores has danced in all three ballets on Program 3 and describes how each of the ballets’ narratives informs her approach to the choreography.

  • Program 02

    Dwight Rhoden’s brilliantly physical and deeply felt LET’S BEGIN AT THE END returns following its success at the 2018 Unbound Festival. SF Ballet Soloist Myles Thatcher, known for his signature blend of innovative movement and social consciousness, creates a new work, COLORFORMS. Closing the prog...

  • Pointes of View: Nyama McCarthy-Brown, PhD, 2021 SF Ballet Visiting Scholar

    SF Ballet’s 2021 Visiting Scholar, Nyama McCarthy-Brown, PhD, presents her research, Skin Colored Pointes: Women of Color in Ballet.

  • Musicians' Insights: Adam Luftman on Morris' Sandpaper Ballet

    What prompted Leroy Anderson to write "A Trumpeter's Lullaby," part of the score for Mark Morris' Sandpaper Ballet? Find out from Adam Luftman, principal trumpet player of San Francisco Ballet Orchestra, and hear part of that music, as well as what Luftman calls "the most important excerpt for an...

  • COLORFORMS Costume Design | The Completed Costumes

    “Every dancer has their own unique story,” says COLORFORMS Costume Designer Susan Roemer. See how she helps bring these stories to life through fabric and color in this behind-the-scenes glimpse into her studio.

    COLORFORMS, a world premiere ballet choreographed by Myles Thatcher, is part of SF B...

  • COLORFORMS Costume Design | Color Palette

    “Every dancer has their own unique story,” says COLORFORMS Costume Designer Susan Roemer. See how she helps bring these stories to life through fabric and color in this behind-the-scenes glimpse into her studio.

    COLORFORMS, a world premiere ballet choreographed by Myles Thatcher, is part of SF B...

  • COLORFORMS Costume Design | Work Zones

    “Every dancer has their own unique story,” says COLORFORMS Costume Designer Susan Roemer. See how she helps bring these stories to life through fabric and color in this behind-the-scenes glimpse into her studio.

  • From Scratch: Episode I

    How do you make a new ballet during Covid? Choreographer Myles Thatcher shares the ups and downs of creating a new work for the 2021 Season in our new series, From Scratch. In this first episode, Thatcher (also a SF Ballet Soloist) works on choreography alone in the studio, consults with costume ...

  • From Scratch: Episode II

    In a studio rehearsal last fall, choreographer Myles Thatcher explained the concepts behind his world premiere dance film COLORFORMS through an Alexander Calder mobile that inspired him: “I love that idea that everything is connected and even if one little piece moves over here the whole thing sh...

  • From Scratch: Episode III

    How do you make a new ballet during Covid? Choreographer Myles Thatcher and dancers Sasha De Sola, Jasmine Jimison, and Esteban Hernandez reflect on the process of creating dance for the screen in this third and final episode of From Scratch.

  • Meet the Artist: Ludmila Bizalion

    Corps de Ballet Dancer Ludmila Bizalion shares news about the birth of her daughter and reminisces about her time exploring ballet companies around the world. She describes the challenge and excitement of working on LET’S BEGIN AT THE END with Choreographer Dwight Rhoden.

  • Meet the Artist: Daniel Deivison-Oliveira

    Soloist Daniel Deivison-Oliveira talks about his early training in Brazil and how he joined the company after a year in the Trainee Program at San Francisco Ballet School. Daniel explained the complications of “the grid” in Sandpaper Ballet as well as how difficult it was to deal with the abrupt...

  • Meet the Artist: Tyla Steinbach

    Corps de Ballet dancer Tyla Steinbach describes her journey from Australia to San Francisco Ballet School and Company.

  • Meet the Artist: Max Cauthorn

    Principal Dancer Max Cauthorn describes the pressures inherent in dancing the role of Oberon in Midsummer’s Night Dream, how he’s coping with the COVID protocols and his plan to restore a vintage truck.

  • Pointes of View: Helgi Tomasson, Kelly Tweeddale, Myles Thatcher & Danielle Rowe

    SF Ballet’s 2021 Season is unlike any that has come before. Join SF Ballet Artistic Director Helgi Tomasson, Executive Director Kelly Tweeddale and choreographers Myles Thatcher and Danielle Rowe to hear how they pivoted to create this year’s digital season.

  • SF Ballet School 2020 Virtual Open House

    SF Ballet School Open House

    Hosted by SF Ballet Corps de Ballet members Leili Rackow and Jacob Seltzer

    Trainee Rehearsal Observation
    With Patrick Armand

    San Francisco Ballet School in 2020: Where We've Been, Where We're Going
    Patrick Armand with Leili Rackow and Jacob Seltzer
    Featuring studio ...

  • 2021 Season Preview Virtual Event

  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream Trailer

    Adventures and misadventures, mischief and magic fill Balanchine's A Midsummer Night's Dream, the first ballet of the 2021 Digital Season. In Shakespeare’s enchanted forest of whimsy, mistaken identity, and jest, fairies rule and love (eventually) reigns supreme. Set to Felix Mendelssohn's shimme...

  • 2021 Digital Season

    Artistic Director and Principal Choreographer Helgi Tomasson unveils a streamed, all-digital 2021 Season that includes three world premieres by Cathy Marston, Danielle Rowe, and Myles Thatcher fully conceived for film; three story ballets including George Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, w...

  • Program Book: Program 01

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  • SF Ballet 2021 Season Guide

    175 MB

  • Program Book: Program 02

    12.2 MB