Meet the Artist: Head of Men’s Wardrobe George Elvin
On His 40 Seasons with SF Ballet
George Elvin, is in his 40th season in the Wardrobe Department of the SF Ballet Company, and has announced his retirement following the 2017 Nutcracker season. He reminisces about highlights in his career, including the celebrations of the Company’s 50th and 75th anniversaries. He illustrates the bonds that are shared among dancers and production, recalling a picnic on the Great Wall of China at the end of the 2009 tour.
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Header Image: San Francisco Ballet backstage before a performance of Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote // © Erik Tomasson