Category: Dance

Dance performances, articles, publications

SF Ballet – Program 5

Dances at a Gathering and Swimmer March 16-22, 2016 SF Opera House The Sublime and the Absurd Dances at a Gathering, the Jerome Robbins work premiered at the New York City Ballet in 1969. SF Ballet first offered it in…

SF Ballet – Coppelia

SF Opera House March 8-13, 2016 Reviving a Masterpiece Coppélia has a long history as a ballet and an even longer history as variations of the E.T.A. Hoffman story, The Sandman. The ballet was first produced in 1870 at the…

Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan

Cal Performances. UC Berkeley Friday, January 22: Saturday, January 23, 2016 Dance, Nature, and Western Influence Cloud Gate Dance brought its gorgeous dance “Rice” to Zellerbach Auditorium this past weekend. All ecological fans and all lovers of the exotic must…

Yaelisa: Flamenco in Alameda

I first saw Yaelisa at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts  in her full Flamenco regalia trailing a white dazzling train. That costume wouldn’t fit on the stage at Rhythmix, but that in no way impaired the stunning performance of…

Cinderella – SF Ballet

Trials and Transformation The much-awaited full evening production of choreographer Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella arrived Friday evening May 5, 2013 and was pronounced a great success by an enthusiastic ‘first night’ audience. There were SFB celebrations for donors including before and after…