Category: Dance

Dance performances, articles, publications

SF Ballet Program 2

San Francisco Ballet Program 2 February 13, 2018 “Bright Fast Cool Blue” The title above was chosen for Program 2 of the SF Ballet’s 2018 season. The program includes Balanchine’s 1948 NYC Ballet “Serenade”, Millepied’s 2017 “The Chairman Dances”, and…

James Graham Dance Theatre

Dance Lovers James Graham Dance Theatre Counterpulse San Francisco February 8,9,10 2018 “…duets by couples, crushes and comrades” Of the seven ‘duet’s presented at the 7th Annual Dance Theater, three were outstanding as ‘dance’, one was on a trapeze, one…

SF Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

  San Francisco Ballet The Sleeping Beauty January 23-February 04, 2018 “..in the eye of the beholder” The SF Ballet has opened its 2018 season with a sensational production of Tchaikovsky/Petipa work, first seen in St. Petersburg in 1890. One…

SF Ballet Gala 2018

Ballet Gala January 18, 2018 SF Opera House “Celestial” It was a cold and rainy night, but the SF Ballet was glowing with its 2018 Gala! All the events, except the opening and the finale were brilliant examples of “pas…

Mugwumpin

 “In Event of Moon Disaster” Mugwumpin Z Below: San Francisco January 3-28, 2018 Science: Fiction and Fact Mugwumpin’s production of “In Event of Moon Disaster” brings the audience and the players on stage with multiple video projections, space walks, characters…

Lustig’s The Nutcracker, 2017

Graham Lustig’s, The Nutcracker Oakland Ballet – Paramount Theater, Oakland Nuts and Sweets Graham Lustig’s “Nutcracker” keeps getting better and better. This year, besides the virtuoso performance of Ramona Kelley as Marie, Lustig cast Jacke McConnell both as Cousin Vera and…

Sara Bush Dance Project, “Homeward”

December 9,10, 16,17, 2017 Shawl Anderson Dance Center, Berkeley “Homeward” Sarah Bush has choreographed a charming event, full of nostalgia, humor and lively action to bring us a holiday event, “Homeward.” The evening consists of twenty or more episodes, danced…

Camille A. Brown & Dancers

Cal Performances UC Berkeley Friday, December 8, 2017 BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play (2015) Set to musical memories beautifully played by Scott Patterson, piano and Robin Bramlett, electric bass, Camille A. Brown and her four dancers assembled an evening of works…