Long renowned as one of the world's preeminent ballet companies, San Francisco Ballet marks its seventy-fifth anniversary with a stunningly beautiful retrospective. Replete with intimate portraits of the dancers and behind-the-scenes contributors, this book is the first serious depiction of America's oldest ballet company. Included in this deluxe package is a DVD that provides insight into the company's illustrious history and together with the book, tells the story of how San Francisco Ballet has forged a fresh identity for American dance and is now pioneering a new model of internationalism in the dance world.
About the Author
Janice Ross, associate professor of dance history at Stanford University, has authored several books. She lives in Atherton, California.
Brigitte Lefèvre is director of dance for the Paris Opera Ballet.
Allan Ulrich is a dance critic and advising senior editor for Dance Magazine. He lives in Oakland, California.