To the Pointe: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

All You Need to Know About A Midsummer Night’s Dream Before You Go!

Join Jennie Scholick, PhD for a quick overview of George Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Hear about the ballet’s creation in 1960s New York, revisit the story to figure out which dancer is Hermia and which one is Helena, and find out what to look for in this magical and mystical ballet!

Header Photo: Sasha De Sola and Vladislav Kozlov rehearsing Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream // Choreography by George Balanchine © The Balanchine Trust; Photo © Erik Tomasson

To the Pointe: Classical (Re)Vision

Join Associate Director of Audience Development, Jennie Scholick, PhD for an exploration of the ballets on Program 2: Classical (Re)Vision. Hear from choreographer Stanton Welch and find out what to look for in his Bespoke, the rotating Director’s Choice ballets, and Mark Morris’s Sandpaper Ballet.

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Header Image: Jennifer Stahl and Carlo Di Lanno in Welch’s Bespoke // © Erik Tomasson

To the Pointe: The Little Mermaid

Join SF Ballet’s Jennie Scholick, PhD for a (not-too) deep dive into John Neumeier’s The Little Mermaid. Learn about it’s creator, the plot, and what to look for in this engaging audio program note!

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Header image: Yuan Yuan Tan in Neumeier’s The Little Mermaid  // © Erik Tomasson