First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

chapter |4 pages


chapter 1|22 pages

Family Beginnings

chapter 2|20 pages

Early Training

chapter 3|30 pages

Life on the Circuit

chapter 4|22 pages

Willam in Portland

chapter 5|34 pages

Broadway, Balanchine, and Ballet Caravan

chapter 7|34 pages

Willam and the San Francisco Opera Ballet

chapter 8|38 pages

In the Shadow of War

chapter 9|24 pages

Ballet Society and Willam's Dream Company

chapter 10|30 pages


chapter 11|24 pages

Willam Starts Anew in Salt Lake City

chapter 12|36 pages

Lew Takes Over the San Francisco Ballet

chapter 13|24 pages

The Ford Foundation Grants

chapter 14|18 pages

San Francisco Ballet in the 1960s

chapter 15|20 pages

Ballet West

chapter 16|24 pages

Recognition and Transitions

chapter 17|34 pages

The Final Years