Sasha De Sola

From left, Mingxuan Wang, Jim Sohm and Kristi DeCaminada (as the grandparents) and Lauren Parrott -- along with San Francisco Ballet School students -- appeared opening night Dec. 12 of San Francisco Ballet’s 2018 “Nutcracker.” (Courtesy Erik Tomasson)

SF Ballet’s 2018 ‘Nutcracker’ underway with good cheer

In Wednesday’s opening of San Francisco Ballet’s 74th year of “Nutcracker” --…

 

Sasha De Sola, with Sean Orza, danced the title role on opening night of San Francisco Ballet’s “The Sleeping Beauty.” (Courtesy Erik Tomasson)

SF Ballet’s sumptuous, splendid ‘Sleeping Beauty’

In the 21st century, San Francisco Ballet is executing the classics with…

 

San Francisco Ballet men stood out in Justin Peck’s “Rodeo.” (Courtesy Erik Tomasson)

San Francisco Ballet goes boldly into the future

The most thrilling number in San Francisco Ballet’s 2018 opening gala was…

 

Yuan Yuan Tan and Tiit Helimets appear in Helgi Tomasson’s “Swan Lake” on San Francisco Ballet’s Program 3. (Courtesy Erik Tomasson)

White swan, black swan, love and death at S.F. Ballet

Good versus evil rarely has center stage in popular entertainment, unless it’s…

Yuan Yuan Tan and Tiit Helimets appear in Helgi Tomasson’s “Swan Lake” on San Francisco Ballet’s Program 3. (Courtesy Erik Tomasson)