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Latest Episodes

To the Pointe: Cinderella
January 08, 2020

Join Jennie Scholick, PhD for a quick overview of Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella©. Hear about the ballet’s creation, both in Soviet […]

To the Pointe: 2020 Season Preview
July 01, 2019

Join SF Ballet’s Jennie Scholick for a surprise summer season preview. Learn what SF Ballet’s up to this summer and […]

Sofiane Sylve, Principal Dancer, on Shostakovich Trilogy
May 22, 2019

Sofiane Sylve on dancing, teaching, and the Shostakovich Trilogy

Steven D’Amico and Shinji Eshima, Orchestra Members, on Shostakovich Trilogy
May 10, 2019

Retiring Principal Bassist Steven D’Amico is joined by his stand mate Shinji Eshima to discuss their careers, the SF Ballet […]

Carrie Gaiser Casey, PhD, on Alexei Ratmansky’s Chamber Symphony
May 10, 2019

Join Carrie Gaiser Casey, PhD for an in-depth analysis of Alexei Ratmansky’s Chamber Symphony, the centerpiece of his stunning Shostakovich Trilogy. Like […]

Nathaniel Remez, Corps de Ballet, on The Little Mermaid
May 02, 2019

Nathaniel Remez, corps de ballet, discusses his life and career with Senior Manager, Individual Giving, Ari Lipsky, with a special […]

Madison Keesler, Corps de Ballet, on The Little Mermaid
May 01, 2019

Keesler shares her unique perspective on this ballet and her promotion to soloist.

Sasha de Sola and Wei Wang, Principal Dancers, on The Little Mermaid
April 27, 2019

Discover how they prepare to perform Neumeier's dramatic roles.

Tiit Helimets, Principal Dancer, on The Little Mermaid
April 25, 2019

Principal Dancer Tiit Helimets offers an eloquent description of John Neumeier’s The Little Mermaid, and he describes the complicated role […]

To the Pointe: Shostakovich Trilogy
April 22, 2019

Join SF Ballet’s Jennie Scholick and Martin West and American Ballet Theatre’s Nancy Raffa for a deep dive into Alexei […]