The Beginnings of a Ballet Legacy

This exhibit includes images from the brothers' days at the American Ballet Ensemble at the Metropolitan Opera, Ballet Caravan, American Ballet Caravan, and others. It also includes some performances of the brothers with San Francisco Opera Ballet and San Francisco Ballet. This also includes programs and press clippings featuring the brothers and their spouses. Most images are from 1935-1942 and they showcase how the Christensen brothers began to leave their mark on American ballet.



All materials in this exhibit come from the Christensen-Caccialanza Collection. Cataloging, digitization, and access supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Art Works.