WORDS ON DANCE programs offer the most unique platform for dancers to talk about their life in dance. Since 1994 this series has been a mainstay with dance audiences in San Francisco.
The amazing, late American Prima Ballerina, MARIA TALLCHIEF was one of the most captivating ballerinas of our time. In 1998, Ms. Tallchief came to San Francisco to appear in a on stage conversation with San Francisco's own ballerina, Evelyn Cisneros.
Join WORDS ON DANCE at the Vogue Theatre to watch this vibrant and candid account of how Maria Tallchif became America's Prima Ballerina......in her own words! Film highlights include her appearances on The Bell Telephone Hour with Rudolph Nureyev, and Eric Bruhn. Rare film of the Firebird, and Sylvia pas de deux, filmed at Jacob's Pillow, and the entertaining MGM feature, Million Dollar Mermaid. A special bonus is a clip of Ms. Cisneros in Val Caniparoli's acclaimed ballet Lambarena!