Tag: Ballet

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…

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…

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…

Joffrey Ballet

Joffrey Ballet – November 17-19, 2017 Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley Contemporary Diversions Joffrey Ballet, the resident company from Chicago, has had a lively week in Berkeley, presenting community events and classes, showcasing forthcoming choreography and being ‘in residence.’ Best of all…