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Media Alert: San Francisco Ballet Releases Never-Before-Seen Footage for World Ballet Day on Wednesday, November 2
October 31, 2022

Posted Courtesy of Wright Enterprises Community Spotlight San Francisco~Dallas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / October 31, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO BALLET RELEASES NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN FOOTAGE FOR WORLD BALLET DAY ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2

What: In celebration of World Ballet Day on November 2, San Francisco Ballet (SF Ballet) will release 80 minutes of never-before-seen footage documenting the 2023 Season rehearsals and artist interviews on its YouTube and Facebook pages, and at SFBallet.org.

More than 100 companies around the globe, united by hashtag #worldballetday, will participate in World Ballet Day, which is now in its ninth year. SF Ballet last participated in World Ballet Day in 2017, garnering nearly 100,000 views from viewers worldwide.

An excerpt from SF Balletís 2022 World Ballet Day stream is available for immediate broadcast here, featuring SF Ballet Principal Dancers Misa Kuranaga and Angelo Greco in rehearsal. More footage is available; please find contact information below. 

SF Balletís World Ballet Day stream will include the following footage:

  • An introduction from incoming SF Ballet Artistic Director Tamara Rojo and Executive Director Danielle St.Germain
  • Christopher Wheeldonís Cinderella and Helgi Tomassonís Giselle in rehearsal with the choreographers
  • Interviews with next@90 festival choreographers Danielle Rowe and Robert Garland, and costume designer Emma Kingsbury
  • Footage from next@90 festival ballets
  • Dana Genshaftís Future Paper dance film featuring SF Ballet School Trainees and an introduction by SF Ballet School Director Patrick Armand

When: World Ballet Day is Wednesday, November 2. SF Ballet will stream its footage beginning November 2 at 8 am PDT; footage will be available online for the next 30 days.

Where: Online at YouTube, Facebook, and SF Balletís website. Worldwide via #worldballetday.

Contact:
Kate McKinney, SF Balletís Senior Manager, PR
415-865-6610 / kmckinney@sfballet.org

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