The Price of Attending the Ball: What It Takes to Transform into Cinderella

Cinderella’s transformation before she attends the royal ball is an iconic fairy-tale moment. In Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella©, her elegant look is particularly distinctive because of the golden feathery detail of her gown. Creating this magical moment onstage takes lots of planning and coordination, but it’s all worth it when the audience is delighted by her appearance at the ball.

We can’t make this happen without your support, which is why we’re asking you to join us this month in making a gift. Our trustees have pledged $100,000 to match all new and increased gifts through December 31. Thank you for helping us bring breathtaking moments, like Cinderella©, to life for all to enjoy.


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Header Image: Frances Chung in Wheeldon’s Cinderella© // © Erik Tomasson

Magical Moments with Frances Chung

We sat down with Frances during a rare, quiet moment in the bustling studios of San Francisco Ballet and we’re delighted to share the highlights of our conversation.

Help us spread the magic of dance by supporting SF Ballet this holiday season. When you make a new or increased gift by December 31, our trustees will match it—up to $100,000!


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