2023 Ballet Day Celebration by San Francisco Ballet

See class taught by guest coach Julio Bocca and SF Ballet Artistic Director Tamara Rojo, or immerse yourself in the creation of Mere Mortals—SF Ballet’s new full-length with choreography by Aszure Barton and a new score by British DJ and producer Floating Points. Observe the creation of a new Carmen by Olivier Award-winning choreographer Arielle Smith, featuring a new score by jazz legend Arturo O’Farrill. Smith’s Carmen has costume designs by Gabriela Hearst, scenic designs by Riccardo Hernandez, and presents a new twist on the theatrical classic. Get to know SF Ballet star Yuan Yuan Tan as she prepares the iconic role of Marguerite in Ashton’s Marguerite and Armand. Finally, see the White Swan and Black Swan pas de deux and learn what it takes to embody these roles. It’s all in World Ballet Day!