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Junior Lily Peta balances in arabesque in a San Francisco Ballet School studio. SF Ballet studios were opened to company members, school levels seven, eight and trainee in October after being closed since March.

Dancing through uncertainty

Darcy Jubb and Ada Linde February 21, 2021

After months of dancing in her living room, San Francisco Ballet School student Lily Peta returned to the studio in October. Much of the scene was familiar to Peta with the exception of the scent of sanitizer...

The Nutcracker dances in a number to commence Claras Christmas journey. Ballet students performed in accompaniment to music conducted by John Nardolillo.

The ‘Nut’ turns 75

Gabrielle Guido, Senior Reporter December 17, 2019

Extravagant set-pieces, dancing and vibrant music have cultivated a dedicated audience for the San Francisco Ballet’s seasonal performance of “The Nutcracker” for 75 years.   “My mom and I...

Senior Charlotte Ogden-Moore dances in Helgi Tomassons Meistens Mozart for the San Francisco Ballet. Ogden-Moore is currently preparing for her roles in The Nutcracker.

On pointe

Cassie Eskicioglu, Senior Reporter November 3, 2017

While most seniors are focusing on getting into college, Charlotte Ogden-Moore continues her commitment of more than 36 hours a week to ballet in addition to normal Senior Year obligations. “My schedule...

Long-time ballerinas reassess their commitment to pursuing a dancing career

Long-time ballerinas reassess their commitment to pursuing a dancing career

February 13, 2014

Camilla Bykhovsky Senior Reporter Like a baseball player who spends scores of hours on the field each week, ballerinas who divide their time between academic classes and ballet school are not guaranteed...

Maria Kochetkova and Davit Karapetyan dance in the Grand Pas de Deux in Tomasson’s Nutcracker. Nutcracker’s premiere in the United States was with San Francisco Ballet in 1944. Erik Tomasson | with permission

Nutcracker ballet retains popularity in SF

December 16, 2009

Meghan Helms Asst. A & E Editor It does not snow when winter comes to San Francisco — except on December evenings at The War Memorial Opera House where snowflakes dance...

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