To the Pointe: Lyric Voices

SF Ballet’s Jennie Scholick, PhD dives deep into Program 05: Lyric Voices. Learn about Trey McIntyre’s Your Flesh Shall Be a Great Poem, Christopher Wheeldon’s Bound To©, and Yuri Possokhov’s “…two united in a single soul…” and find out what to look for in these ballets!

Header image: Dores André and Benjamin Freemantle in Wheeldon’s Bound To © // Photo © Erik Tomasson

To the Pointe: Space Between

Join SF Ballet’s Jennie Scholick, to learn about Program 06: Space Between. From Justin Peck’s Rodeo, to Liam Scarlett’s Die Toteninsel, to Arthur Pita’s Björk Ballet, this program has something for everyone. Hear about the creative process, the music, and what to look for in these three ballets.

Header image: Dores André in Pita’s Björk Ballet // © Erik Tomasson

To the Pointe: In Space and Time

Join SF Ballet’s Jennie Scholick, PhD to learn all about Program 3: In Space and Time. This episode covers Helgi Tomasson’s neoclassical The Fifth Season, Cathy Marston’s dramatic Snowblind, and Harald Lander’s thrilling Etudes–and you’ll get a peak behind the scenes as we talk to Cathy Marston about her ballet and to repetiteur Johnny Eliasen about Etudes. If you like minimalist music, 19th-century literature, or Degas paintings, this program may have something for you.

Header image: Mathilde Froustey and Ulrik Birkkjaer in Marston’s Snowblind // © Erik Tomasson

To the Pointe: Kaleidoscope

Join SF Ballet’s Jennie Scholick, PhD to learn all about Program 2: Kaleidoscope. From George Balanchine’s classical Divertimento no. 15, to Benjamin Millepied’s romantic Appassionata, to Justin Peck’s contemporary Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming, this program has something for everyone.

Header Image: Dores André and Joseph Walsh in Peck’s Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming  // © Erik Tomasson