San Francisco Ballet School students performing during the 2016 student showcase. (© Chris Hardy)



Directions and Contact Information

San Francisco Ballet School is located in the Chris Hellman Center for Dance which also houses the Company rehearsal facilities and SF Ballet’s administrative offices. If you have questions about attending classes at SF Ballet School, enrolling your child in a class, drop-off and pick-up protocol, or anything school-related, please use the contact information below.


San Francisco Ballet School
Chris Hellman Center for Dance
455 Franklin Street (at Fulton)
San Francisco, CA 94102

School Office Phone


Absence Voicemail


School Office Email


School Office Fax


SF Ballet Building Receptionist


For press inquiries, please contact:
You You Xia
Director of Communications

For ticket purchases, please contact:
Box Office

For studio rentals, please see:
Facilities Rentals

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From the Bay Bridge and Peninsula

Connect to 101 North toward Golden Gate Bridge. Exit 101 North/Mission Street. Turn slight right onto Mission Street/101 North. Follow 101 North as it veers left and becomes Van Ness Avenue. Turn left on Hayes Street. Turn right on Franklin Street. The SF Ballet Building is on the left at 455 Franklin St.

From the Golden Gate Bridge

After crossing the Golden Gate Bridge, take Lombard Street exit. Follow Lombard Street to Van Ness Avenue. Turn right on Van Ness and follow it to Grove Street. Turn right on Grove Street. Turn right on Franklin Street. The SF Ballet Building is on the left at 455 Franklin St.


Getting to the School using public transportation is very easy, and given the limited availability of parking in the Civic Center neighborhood, we highly encourage you to avoid driving if possible.

In San Francisco

Muni Lines 49, 47, 21, & 5 all stop close to the SF Ballet Building at 455 Franklin St. For schedules call Muni (415 673 6864) and BART (650 992 2278).

Outside of San Francisco

The SF Ballet Building is a short walk from the Civic Center BART and MUNI station (see map below). Those patrons who rely on the elevators to enter and exit at Civic Center should exit at Powell or Van Ness Stations. For BART Schedules call 650-992-2278.

For alternate routes or more detail, visit Google Maps or 511.org.