Category: Performance

All sorts of performances – dance, theatre, lectures

SF Ballet “Frankenstein”

SF Ballet Frankenstein February 17-26, North American Premier SF Opera House Spectacle “Frankenstein”   “Did I request thee, Maker, from my clay To mould me Man, did I solicit thee From darkness to promote me?” Milton: Paradise Lost (Book X, 743–745)…

Batsheva Dance Company

Last Work Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco February 15-17, 2017 A Lasting Work The dance of the Batsheva Dance Company is amazing. Somehow the presentation offers extensive solos as well as brilliant ensemble work. There are no…

Black Choreographers Festival

  Malonga Casquelourd CFTA 1428 Alice Street Oakland February 11,12, 2017 Many Dimensions The Black Choreographers Festival celebrated its 15th year by returning to the Malonga Casquelourd Center where it was performed in 2005. As Kendra Barnes, BCF co-producer suggests,…

Nancy Karp + Dancers

“Memory/Place” World Premiere ODC Theater, San Francisco February 10,11, 12, 2017 “…reestablish identity and place” Nancy Karp and her company of six dancers have attempted a complex work, evoking “memory/place” as the title suggests. The three-part piece, accompanied by live…

Lucinda Childs: Available Light

  Cal Performances February 3 and 4th, 2017 Zellerbach Hall. UC Berkeley Outstanding Event The New York Times announced today (February 4, 2017, Arts Section, page C3) that Lucinda Childs has been awarded the Samuel H. Scripps award for “lifetime…

Dawson Dance SF

  Saturday, January 27, 2017 Yerba Buena Center for the Arts “les verities” Dawson Dance attracts an enthusiastic audience who whoop and cheer in appreciation of the eight attractive men and women who are his company. Dawson’s notes for the…

San Francisco Ballet Program 2

San Francisco Ballet Program 2. January 26, 2017 San Francisco Opera House Theater, Technology, Technique Did you ever see the Eisenstein film “Battleship Potemkin?” Search for it online and watch it. It will give you the events and background of…