San Francisco Opera House - The NUTCRACKER Ballet - 2017.12.21

San Francisco Ballet is a ballet company, founded in 1933 as the San Francisco Opera Ballet under the leadership of ballet master Adolph Bolm. The company is currently based in the War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, under the direction of Helgi Tomasson. San Francisco Ballet was the first professional ballet company in the United States. It is among the world's leading dance companies, presenting more than 100 performances annually, with a repertoire that spans both classical and contemporary ballet. Along with American Ballet Theatre and the New York City Ballet, San Francisco Ballet has been described as part of the "triumvirate of great classical companies defining the American style on the world stage today".

The United States Premier (full length production): December 24, 1944 - San Francisco Ballet of San Francisco, was the first time it was presented in the United States.

The World Premier was in December of 1892 - Imperial Ballet, Mariinsky Theatre - St. Petersburg, RUssia.

Front of the Opera House
Interior and Stage

Great Costumes
And Great Dancing!

Chuck and The main lobby and bar.
Trish and Chuck!

Nutcracker and Other Gift Items
The Cutest things for Little Girls!

Is there a Tu Tu in your future?
Nutcracker Poster - 12.21.2017

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  Charles Walter Buntjer

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Created on: 2017.12.21  

Updated on: 2017.12.22