Category: Performance

All sorts of performances – dance, theatre, lectures

Nutcracker

Nutcracker San Francisco Ballet December 11, 2019 Opera House, SF 75th Anniversary! To celebrate this special event in the history of SF Ballet, the company has gone all out to expand the production in decor, casting and pleasing events for…

Long Run

“Long Run” Choreography and Music by Tere O’Connor November 14 -16 8 PM ODC Theater SF Multiplicity in Movement Tere O’Connor is a celebrated dance choreographer whose work has rarely been seen in the Bay Area although it has been…

Review UC Davis

Cunningham Centennial CNDC’Angers/Robert Swinston Saturday, November 16, 2019 UC Davis Jackson Hall I traveled 150 miles (round trip) to UC Davis’ Mondavi Center on Saturday, November 16, 2019 to see Robert Swinston’s company CNDCd’Angers do “Beach Birds” and “Biped”. It…

Bridge Project

Hope Mohr Bridge Project Signals from the West Saturday, November 9, 2019 ODC Theater, SF Collaboration/Invention/Reconstruction In August, 2019, two former members of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, Silas Riener and Rashaun Mitchell taught a group of artists the technique,…

La Bayadere

The Mariinsky Ballet: “La Bayadere” Cal Performances Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019 Zellerbach Hall UC Berkeley Amazing! Imagine returning 142 years into the past, to Imperial Russia, to the time of great elaborate productions of romantic yet classic ballet. The Mariinsky…

Rime of the Ancient Mariner

“The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” Poem in Seven Parts By Samuel Taylor Coleridge Directed by Delia MacDougall & Jim Cave Z Space & Word for Word Thursday, September 26, 2019. 7 PM Rhythm: Rime: Response The poem is a…

Sketch 9

New Review “Sketch 9: Perspective” July 17-20, 2019 ODC Theater, SF New Work by Amy Seiwert, Ben Needham-Wood and Stephanie Martinez The Euphoria of Lifts Amy Seiwert has bravely entered into her leadership in the “Sketch 9 Series” which “invites…

San Framcisco Ethnic Dance Festival – Week 2

San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival July 13, 2019 Zellerbach Hall UC Berkeley Ethnic Dance as “Show Biz” Hundreds of enthusiastic audience members applauded, cheered, whistled and shouted out to the performers of this year’s 30th Ethnic Dance Festival. The performances on…

Eifman Ballet

Eifman Ballet of Saint Petersburg “The Pygmalion Effect” Cal Performances May 31, June 1 & 2, 2019 Zellerbach Hall UC Berkeley Eifman’s Broadway Ballet You don’t need to catch the latest musical on Broadway and you can cancel that trip…

Oakland Ballet: Jangala

“JANGALA” Oakland Ballet Company May 30-Jun 1, 2019 Odell Johnson Center, Laney College, Oakland India Delights Kipling’s famous story, “The Jungle Book” is depicted with delightful activities by dancing animals and intriguing humans in ballet director Graham Lustig’s “Jangala”. Nadhi…