Patrick Armand is a French retired ballet dancer, and the director of the San Francisco Ballet School since 2017.
Armand was born in Marseille, France, where he studied with Rudy Bryans, his mother Colette Armand, and at the Ecole de Danse de Marseille. In 1980, he won the Prix de Lausanne.
In 1981, he joined the Ballet Théâtre Français, rising to principal dancer in 1983. From 1984 to 1990, he was with English National Ballet as a principal dancer, and then joined Boston Ballet.
From 2012 to 2017, Armand was associate director of the San Francisco Ballet School, when he succeeded Lola de Avila, becoming director in 2017.