Nederlands Dans Theater, Berkeley

Scene from NDT's "Whereabouts Unknown"Photo by Joris Jan Bos NDT: 'Whereabouts Unknown' and 'Silent Screen' Nederlands Dans TheaterCal PerformancesZellerbach Hall, Berkeley, Calif.March 18, 2011 A shirtless man draws with a branch in sand. Wizard? Archeologist? Artist? As  ...

Swiss Dance Days, Bern

Swiss Dance Days (La Ribot, Anna Huber, and Yves Netzhammer) Bern, SwitzerlandMarch 3-6, 2011 La Ribot: “llámame mariachi” Dampfzentrale BernMarch 5 and 6, 2011 At the eighth iteration of Swiss Dance Days, in Bern, Switzerland, it was a  ...

Pilobolus, Philadelphia (national tour)

Pilobolus dancers in a scene from "Gnomen"Photo by Joseph Mehling Pilobolus Dance Theater 40th Anniversary TourAnnenberg Center, Philadelphia March 3-6, 2011 Philly dance fans continue their love affair with that amorphous troupe Pilobolus Dance Theater. The company's appearance at  ...

Swan Lake, Pennsylvania Ballet

Pennsylvania Ballet dancers in a scene from "Swan Lake," choreographed by Christopher WheeldonPhoto by Alexander Iziliaev Swan Lake Music by Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyChoreography by Christopher Wheeldon, after Marius Petipa and Lev IvanovPennsylvania BalletAcademy of Music, PhiladelphiaMarch 3-12, 2011 Pennsylvania  ...

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  ...

Stephen Petronio, SF

I Drink the Air Before Me Stephen Petronio CompanyNovellus Theater at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San FranciscoMarch 4 and 5, 2011 “I drink the air before me,and return, Or ere your pulse twice beat...”—Ariel, "The  ...

Tango Buenos Aires, U.S. Tour

Dancers from Tango Buenos Aires (studio photo) Tango Buenos Aires: The Fire and Passion of Tango U.S. tour(Reviewed at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Urbana, Ill.)Feb. 10, 2011 The dancers of Tango Buenos Aires have no problem with  ...

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  ...

RAkU, SF Ballet

Yuan Yuan Tan (center) and San Francisco Ballet corps members in Yuri Possokhov's "RAkU"Photo © Erik Tomasson ‘RAkU’—Possokhov’s Fusion of the Damned Program 2: Symphonic Variations (choreography by Sir Frederick Ashton, music by César Franck)RAkU (choreography by Yuri Possokhov,  ...

Russian National Ballet Theatre (on tour)

The Russian National Ballet Theatre corps in a scene from "Romeo and Juliet"Photo courtesty of CAMI Russian National Ballet Theatre, U.S. tour "Chopiniana" (music by Frédéric Chopin; choreography by Mikhail Fokine)"Romeo and Juliet" (music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky; original  ...