Kate Weare Company, SF

Kate Weare Company in a scene from "Bright Land"Photo by Keira Heu-Jwyn Chang 'Bright Land' Kate Weare CompanyMusic by the Crooked JadesODC Theater, San FranciscoApril 29-May 1, 2011 Kate Weare's company is phenomenal. The Bay Area dance community got  ...

Lucinda Childs, SF

A scene from "Dance II," with the choreographer Lucinda Childs appearing on the screen as the soloist echoes her movements.Photo © Sally Cohn Photography 2009 'Dance': Two Views Lucinda Childs Dance CompanyNovellus TheaterYerba Buena Center for the Arts, San  ...

Merce Cunningham Legacy Tour, Berkeley

Company members in a scene from Merce Cunningham's "Sounddance"Photo courtesy of Merce Cunningham Dance Company Genius and Joy: The Legacy Tour Merce Cunningham Dance CompanyCal Performances, Zellerbach HallBerkeley, Calif.March 3-5, 2011(See video clip below.) It is hard to believe  ...

Black Choreographers Festival, SF

A scene from Naomi Washington and Zak Diouf's "Serer Suite"Photo courtesy of Wanda Sabir, Interchange Black Choreographers Festival Weekend 1: Feb. 11-13, 2011, Laney College, OaklandWeekend 2: Feb. 17-20, 2011, ODC Theater, San FranciscoWeekend 3: Feb. 25-27, 2011, Dance  ...

Two Perspectives of the A.W.A.R.D. Show

The A.W.A.R.D. Show—Two Cities, Two Views Katie Faulker and Private Freeman in "Until We Know for Sure"ODC Theater, San Francisco Jan. 15, 2011 Katie Faulkner won $10,000 at the A.W.A.R.D. Show for her choreography of “Until We Know for  ...

‘Nutcracker’ Roundup, SF Bay Area

'Mixed Nutz!' and Other Variations on a 'Nutcracker' Theme A scene from the American Repertory Ballet production of Graham Lustig's "Nutcracker,"which he has also set this year on the Oakland Ballet Company.Photo by Ron Lessard Tandy Beal’s “Mixed Nutz!”  ...

Hip Hop Dance Fest, SF

London-based Spread Expression performed "Yes, I Still Exist" for the annual hip hop dance festival in San Francisco.Photo by Nick Gurney 12th Annual Hip Hop Dance Fest 2010 Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, San FranciscoProgram B, Nov. 19-21 2020  ...

Sankai Juku, SF (two views)

Dancers from Sankai Juku in "Hibiki" Sankai Juku (two views) "Hibiki: Resonance From Far Away"Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San FranciscoPresented by San Francisco PerformancesNov. 11-14, 2010 www.performances.org Review No. 1: At the edges of human potential. Ushio  ...

Drama and Performance in Dance, San Jose and SF

Members of Levydance in "Our Body Remembers"Photo by Ana Teresa-Fernandez What’s Old Is New: Drama and Performance in Dance "For Every Season"sjDanceCalifornia Theatre, San JoseOct. 21-22, 2010 sjdanceco.org It seems we are in the seventh cycle in contemporary dance,  ...

Dance Marathon, SF

From left: Christine Bonansea, Marina Fukushima, Antoine Hunter and Hana Erdman are among the performers in "Trolley Dances."Photo by Elazar Harel and Kim Epifano Dance Marathon San Francisco, 2010 CHIME, Margaret Jenkins Dance Lab, 301 Eighth St."Jumpstart!," ODC Theater,  ...