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,  ...

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  ...