Smuin kicks off the holidays with the welcome return of The Christmas Ballet, a program featuring two acts packed to the brim with both breathtaking classical ballet and festive contemporary numbers. The beloved Bay Area tradition will bring back time-honored favorites, in addition to unveiling brand new surprises—set to holiday tunes and incorporating a variety of popular dance styles including ballet, tap, jazz, and swing. The first act, Classical Christmas, features dancers costumed in snow-white ensembles performing flawless ballets celebrating the holiday season. The Cool Christmas second act brings a red-hot costume change along with a medley of charming modern numbers, including the iconic “Santa Baby” featuring a 42-foot long feather boa. “Sheer joy…the finest toast to the season,” declared the San Francisco Chronicle. The annual run of The Christmas Ballet will tour the Bay Area, beginning with shows in Walnut Creek, continuing in Mountain View, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, and finishing up after Christmas in Carmel.

Upcoming dates

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Schedules

  • Occurs Thursday, December 12th, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
  • Occurs Friday, December 13th, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
  • Occurs Saturday, December 14th, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
  • Occurs Saturday, December 14th, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
  • Occurs Sunday, December 15th, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
  • Occurs Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
  • Occurs Thursday, December 19th, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
  • Occurs Friday, December 20th, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
  • Occurs Saturday, December 21st, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
  • Occurs Saturday, December 21st, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
  • Occurs Sunday, December 22nd, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
  • Occurs Monday, December 23rd, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
  • Occurs Monday, December 23rd, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

Venue

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts YBCA Theater

700 Howard Street (at Third)
San Francisco, CA 94103

Contact

Smuin Contemporary Ballet

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