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San Francisco Performing Arts

San Francisco Ballet

  • 301 Van Ness Ave. Map It
  • Civic Center
  • Dance
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 02/02/2015

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For ballet lovers the nation's oldest professional company is reason alone to visit the Bay Area. SFB's performances, for the past three decades under direction of Helgi Tomasson, have won critical raves. The primary season runs from February through May. The repertoire includes full-length ballets such as Don Quixote and Sleeping Beauty; the December presentation of The Nutcracker is truly spectacular. The company also performs bold new dances from star choreographers such as William Forsythe and Mark Morris, alongside modern classics by George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins. Tickets are available at the War Memorial Opera House.

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War Memorial Opera House, 301 Van Ness Ave., at Grove St., San Francisco, California, 94102, United States

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Performing Art Details:

  • Weekdays 10–4

Updated 02/02/2015


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