The company with students of the Harvey Milk Elementary Smuin Ballet has been busy connecting with communities across the Bay Area, which included additional performances at special events and educational outreach. […]
Don't Miss the 2015 Smuin Ballet Gala
Nicole Haskins creating on Smuin Ballet Photo: Chris Hardy To me, choreography is a lot like riding a bike. Sure, someone can explain thebasics, help you onto the bike, cheer you on. But, it ultimately comes down to you taking that leap of faith and continually pushing the pedals forward. [...]
Smuin Ballet was invited to perform highlights from The Christmas Ballet at the opening of one of San Francisco's highly anticipated holiday activities, the Union Square Ice Rink.
The company in Garrett Ammon’s SERENADE FOR STRINGS Photo: Keith Sutter Photography It’s clear that our UNTAMED Dance Series is a hit! […]
I have always been a perfectionist. In every facet of life I’ve aimed to succeed beyond expectations and prove that I was capable of anything I could imagine. This may be part of why classical ballet has always had such an appeal to me – because no matter how brilliant a dancer’s technique may be there are always opportunities for a dancer to improve.
Read about Smuin Ballet dancer Erica Chipp's road to recovery while dealing with the challenges of an injury that sidelined her for 4 months
Smuin Ballet dancers Erica Felsch and Christian Squires in Susan Roemer’s designs Photo: Russell Yip, The Chronicle At various points throughout history, dance has played a part in the inspiration of fashion design. Most recently, there has been an influx of various dancewear ads and videos that have been streaming [...]
Erica Chipp with “Pete” a Ghana local Last winter, during the Smuin layoff, I had the privilege of traveling to Ghana, West Africa as a LEAP student through St. Mary’s College of California with Jeremy Cohen and This World Music to study West African dancing and drumming and immerse myself [...]
Our UNBELIEVABLE 2014/15 season is jam packed with fresh and exhilarating new works as well as some of our popular ballets, that were specially handpicked to compliment the season and we are truly thrilled to bring them back to the stage! […]