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…

Ragamala Dance Company

Cal Performances, UC Berkeley December 2, 2017 “Written in Water” Ragamala Dance Company brought a vitalized dimension to Cal Performances’ World Dance Series with this event. The choreographers’ work is based in the South Indian classical dance form Bharatanatyam. Within…