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,  ...

Ralph Lemon, How Can You Stay…, SF

How Can You Stay in the House All Day and Not Go Anywhere?Interdisciplinary performance work by Ralph Lemon Novellus Theater, Yerba Buena Center for the ArtsSan FranciscoOct. 7-9, 2010www.ybca.org/tickets/production/view.aspx?id=11420Love, loss and possible redemption? Oh no!I read Alex Ross’  ...

New York Dance Fall Sampler

A scene from "Vollmond" by Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch at Brooklyn Academy of MusicPhoto by Jan SzitoNew York Dance Fall Sampler, 2010Fall for Dance, City CenterOff the Wall, Whitney MuseumVollmond (Full  ...

Roaratorio, Merce Cunningham Dance Company, LA

Merce Cunningham Dance Company Legacy TourMikhail Baryshnikov (foreground) and Merce Cunningham duringtheir collaboration in Cunningham's "Occasion Piece (1999)." Baryshnikov performed"Occasion Piece2" with the Cunningham company at a special eventat Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles on June 7 (see  ...

SF International Arts Festival — dance programs

Derevo: “Harlekin’’Studio Rue Dance: "Clinic"Dana Lawton Dances: "Who Is She?"Dana Lawton of Dana Lawton Dances The San Francisco International Arts Festival"Harlekin" at the Cowell TheaterMay 20, 2010"Clinic" and "Who Is She?" at the Southside TheaterMay 22, 2010Derevo, a  ...

Counterpulse, Dance Extravaganza, S.F.

The Dance ExtravaganzaScott Wells and dancersPhoto by David PapasWorks by various San Francisco dance companiesCounterpulse1310 Mission StreetSan FranciscoMay 2, 2010http://counterpulse.org/may-day/Counterpulse, the storefront on 9th Street, has, in its short existence, become the Bay Area focus for experimental dance,  ...

Stephen Pelton Dance Theater, SF

The Dance Hour: Stephen Pelton Dance TheaterApril 8-10, 2010 Counterpulse 1310 Mission at 9th St. San Franciscohttp://counterpulse.org/http://stephenpeltondance.org/Dance is an ever evolving, continually recycling, endlessly inventive  art form.Just when the trend seems to be toward “pure dance,” story  dance appears.As  ...

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Program B

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, American Tour, 2010Program B Jamar Roberts in "Among Us". Photo: Paul Kolnik.March 9-14, 2010Zellerbach Hall, UC BerkeleyProgram B"Among Us" Judith Jamison"Suite Otis" George Faison"Revelations" Alvin Aileyhttp://www.alvinailey.org/Dancing on the Outside, DownstageAfter fifty years of watching the  ...