Dance performances, articles, publications

Pepperland

“Pepperland” Mark Morris Dance Group Zellerbach Auditorium, UC Berkeley September 28-30, 2018 Music like we ain’t never heard! Dance, OK! Ethan Iverson, the musical director for the Mark Morris Dance Group has done an ingenious job of translating, transforming and…

Smuin Ballet

 Smuin Contemporary Ballet Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek September 22, 2018 2pm Retrospective and Recent The Smuin Contemporary Ballet Company, under the leadership of Celia Fuschile, artistic director, has launched its 2018-2019 season with ballets old and new.…

Cid Pearlman

“The All Joan Show” Cid Pearlman Performance September 21, 22, 2018 Joe Goode Performance Annex, SF Music, Dance and Imagery Cid Pearlman and her dancers have built a challenging evening of works in collaboration with the composer/cellist Joan Jeanrenaud and…

Mary Sano

Mary Sano September 7,8, 2018 ODC Theater San Francisco Dancing Dreaming Isadora Isadora Duncan, the San Francisco early 20th century dancer, considered the ‘mother’ of American modern dance, seems to attract more and more attention. Perhaps it is these times…

Standing Still: Joe Goode

Joe Goode Performance Group “Standing Still” Haas-Lilienthal House, San Francisco July 29, 2018 5:30 PM Standing Still and Moving Joe Goode has been bringing his message of “re-inventing the self” to San Francisco audiences for some time, at least since…

ODC Summer Sampler

ODC dance presents Summer Sampler July 27, 2018 ODC Theater SF Dancing 10 Choreography ? The dancers of the ODC company are brilliant. They execute the various movements with great skill, rhythmic accuracy and amazing contact with one another. They…

SF Ethnic Dance Festival

SF Opera House: July 14, 2018 “Uniting US through Dance” The SF Ethnic Dance Festival is celebrating its 40th year using the title above and staging an elaborate series of performances at the Opera House and at SF City Hall,…

“Sketch 8” Origin Stories

Amy Seiwert’s “IMAGERY” June 30, 2018 ODC Theater,  San Francisco Contemporary Innovation It’s clear now, to any watchful dance viewer, that the lines between ballet and contemporary (used to be called ‘modern’) dance are blended and blurred. As I write,…

SF Dance Works 2018

SF Dance Works 2018 Cowell Theater, Fort Mason SF June 10, 2018 Range of Motion Except for the process of getting there on a fine Sunday afternoon, when the Food Fair is on, Fort Mason is lively with many other…