Sandpaper Ballet

Sandpaper Ballet


San Francisco Ballet - War Memorial Opera House

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Choreography Mark Morris
Music Leroy Anderson - “Sleigh Ride (Overture),” “The Typewriter,” “Trumpeter’s Lullaby,” “Sarabande,” “Balladette,” “Jazz Pizzicato,” “Jazz Legato,” “Fiddle Faddle,” “The Girl in Satin,” “Song of the Bells,” “The Syncopated Clock”
Costume Design Isaac Mizrahi
Lighting Design James F. Ingalls
Number of Dancers 25
Runtime 30 minutes


Sandpaper Ballet is a 25-minute ballet set to music by the 20th century American composer, Leroy Anderson.

Sandpaper Ballet has also been performed by Houston Ballet and Dutch National Ballet.