Category: Dance

Dance performances, articles, publications

Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host.

Cal Performance December 12,13, 2015 Listening and Watching Ira Glass seems to be known by everyone who listens to his KALW program, “This American Life.” His fan club in California is enormous and many of them seemed to be in…

Twyla Tharp: 50th Anniversary Tour

Zellerbach Auditorium, UC Berkeley, CA Fri-Sat. Oct 16-17 8 PM Sun Oct 18, 3 pm Toujours Tharp The program opens with a Fanfare by composer John Zorn, followed by Preludes and Fugues and a new work set to J. S.…

New Work by the In Step Dance Theatre

The In Step Dance Theatre had a performance of their latest work on May 3, 2015. Joy Newhart, the artistic director with a MFA from Mills has choreographed a piece on two dancers – Laura Alvarellos, trained in Spain and…

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…

Oakland Ballet – For a good time

Oakland Ballet – Diaghilev Imagery   You know that feeling when you come out of a good performance – feet lighter, talk brighter. That was what I experienced coming out of the Oakland Ballet Company’s Diaghilev Imagery. Three works –…

Dance Marathon SF

CHIME: Margaret Jenkins Lab: 301 8th Street SF ODC Theater: Jumpstart! 3153 17th Street SF Wan-Chao Chang: Keep Her Safe, Please! Jakarta 1998 Cowell Theater , SF Trolley Dances: Empifany Productions, SF Alonzo King “Lines” Scheherazade. Novellus Theater, YBCA, SF…