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  ...

Robert Moses Kin, SF

The Cinderella PrincipleRobert Moses KinPhoto: by Chris Hardy Yerba Buena Center for the Arts,   San Francisco  March 25-27, 2010Cinderella...or Orphan Annie?Choreographer Robert Moses has undertaken a complex project titled  “The Cinderella Principle,” a world premiere, a collaboration with  ...

Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company

Morphoses/The Wheeldon CompanySaturday January 23, Sunday January 24, 2010Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CAwww.morphoses.orgsfperformances.org10-Rhapsody Fantasie Photo: Bill CooperChoreographic FatigueAs we left the Novellus Theater at YBCA, my friend remarked, "I'm usually not tired when I leave  ...

Winter Dances, Women on the Way Festival, SF

Winter DancesWestern Sky Studio, Berkeley, CA,January 24, 2010Women on the Way FestivalThe Garage 975 Howard St. San Francisco, CA January 28, 2010Dance Lawton Dances. Photo: Liz Payne.Although men choreographers are currently claiming attention in the ballet world, women  ...