Tag: Ballet

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…

Alonzo King YBCA 10.6.19

Alonzo King Lines Ballet Sunday, October 6, 2019 6 PM YBCA, San Francisco Choreography in Question Alonzo King’s work has been celebrated in the SF Bay Area for three decades. He produces concerts every year, is known on tour, has…

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…

SF Ballet “Shostakovich Trilogy”

San Francisco Ballet “Shostakovich Trilogy” Ballets by Alekei Ratmansky May 7-12, 2019 San Francisco Opera House Music, Movement and Politics Ratmansky set the three pieces by Shostakovich for his company, American Ballet Theatre in 2013. SF Ballet staged them in…

Dia de los Muertos – Oakland Ballet

Oakland Ballet “Dia de los Muertos” Paramount Theater, Oakland Nov. 2, 3 2018 oaklandballet.org Community Celebration The Oakland Ballet, under the leadership of Graham Lustig, really knows how to celebrate with its community. This year, the “Dia de los Muertos” program…

Smuin Ballet

 Smuin Contemporary Ballet Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek September 22, 2018 2pm Retrospective and Recent The Smuin Contemporary Ballet Company, under the leadership of Celia Fuschile, artistic director, has launched its 2018-2019 season with ballets old and new.…

SF Ballet Unbound: Program D

SF Ballet Unbound D April 26, 2018 SF Opera House Multiple Choices SF Ballet has completed the “Unbound” series. Twelve “new” choreographers have presented their works. The series will officially end on May 5, so there is time to see…

SF Ballet Unbound: Program C

Unbound C SF Ballet, Opera House April 24, 2018 Three down: one to go! Program C of the Unbound series offered some very pleasant forays into ballet’s technical demands, strange but incomplete story telling and a dance essay on Picasso’s…