With a theme of “Infinite Romance,” the San Francisco Ballet recently hosted its 2015 Opening Night Gala dinner and performance, as a sort of valentine from the Ballet to its audiences in the Bay Area and around the world.
Huifen Chan, Roelof Botha
Suzy Kellems Dominik
As the first major gala of the year (it was at full capacity with 3,400 guests!), it was a night not just of beautiful movement on stage, but of some striking fashion off stage. Here are some moments we particularly enjoyed from the gala.
[divider]Modern Elegance in Black and White[/divider]
[divider]Power of Color[/divider]
Joy Venturini Bianchi
[divider]Stark Sophistication of Black[/divider]
Damian Smith, John Gidding
Kat Taylor, Tom Steyer
Camille Crowder, Christopher Bently
Mary Beth Shimmon
[divider]Rich Textures and Tones[/divider]