San Francisco Ballet at War Memorial Opera House (April 22–May 6; sfballet.org). This spring the San Francisco Ballet, the country’s oldest professional company, celebrates its 75th anniversary in grand style with 10 premieres, including works by Paul Taylor, Mark Morris, and Christopher Wheeldon.
New York City Ballet at the New York State Theater (April 29–June 29; nycb.org). In a nine-week festival, New York City Ballet honors the legacy of one of America’s great choreographers, Jerome Robbins, with programs that include Fancy Free, Glass Pieces, and revivals such as Brahms/Handel. —Robert Breskovic