Tag: Dance

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…

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…

Consent Forms

Scott Wells Dancers “Consent Forms” Dance Mission Theater, SF Dec.7-9, 2018 Now! Questions. Conflicted Answers “Consent Forms”, the work of Scott Wells and dancers, was part performance and part seminar on current questions of ‘consent’ (permission to touch?), so currently…

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…

Pepperland

“Pepperland” Mark Morris Dance Group Zellerbach Auditorium, UC Berkeley September 28-30, 2018 Music like we ain’t never heard! Dance, OK! Ethan Iverson, the musical director for the Mark Morris Dance Group has done an ingenious job of translating, transforming and…

Charles Slender-White “Death”

FACT/SF CounterPulse, San Francisco September 27-October 13, 2018 8 PM “From extremely delicate to the wildly unhinged’ …is how artistic director/choreographer Charles Slender-White describes his production of “Death.” Using a long series of carefully choreographed phrases, he and his company…

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.…