Helgi Tomasson

Biography

Helgi Tomasson is an Icelandic ballet dancer, choreographer, and director. He trained at the National School of Reykjavik and the School of American Ballet. He danced with the Joffrey Ballet, Harkness Ballet, and as the principal of the New York City Ballet. He has been the Artistic Director of the San Francisco Ballet since 1985.

Date

December 30, 2000

Relation

Newman, B. (2003). Grace under pressure: Passing dance through time. New York, N.Y: Proscenium Publishers.

Location

San Francisco, CA

Files

Citation

Barbara Newman, “Helgi Tomasson,” Dance Dialogues: Interviews by Barbara Newman, 1979-Present, accessed September 19, 2017, http://dancedialogues.prattsils.org/items/show/154.