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  ...

Corella Ballet Castilla y Leon, LA

Natalia Tapia and Angel Corella in "DGV" Corella Ballet Castilla y León Artistic Director: Angel CorellaAhmanson TheatreLos AngelesThrough Nov. 7, 2010 www.musiccenter.org The Corella Ballet may not yet be a household name. It was founded two years ago  ...

Koresh Dance Company, Philadelphia

Koresh Dance Company "Somewhere in Between" and "Benchtime Stories"Choreographed by Roni KoreshSuzanne Roberts TheatrePhiladelphiaOct. 31, 2010 www.koreshdance.org Choreographer Roni Koresh has been moving more toward narrative and character-driven dance. Last year’s Evolution demonstrated how he avoids the pitfall  ...

Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, NY

Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet Joyce Theater, New YorkOct. 26-Nov. 7, 2010 http://cedarlakedance.com Cedar Lake is one of the few New York-based contemporary ballet companies whose repertoire does not center on the work of a single resident choreographer. Instead,  ...

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,  ...

Diavolo Dance Theatre

Diavolo company members perform in "Humachina" Diavolo Dance Theatre Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Urbana, Ill.Oct. 5, 2010(See company's touring schedule here; see video clip below.) If anything can be said for the 10 members of Diavolo, it’s  ...

Pilobolus 40th Anniversary Tour, CA

A scene from "Untitled" performed by Pilobolus members at the American Dance Festival in Durham, NCPilobolus Dance Theatre 40th Anniversary Tour Marin Center San Rafael, Calif. Oct. 9, 2010 Pilobolus Dance Theatre returned to San Rafael’s Marin Center  ...

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Urbana, IL

Hubbard Street Dance ChicagoKrannert Center for the Performing ArtsUrbana, Ill.Sept. 23, 2010http://hubbardstreetdance.com/home.aspThere is a reason why Hubbard Street is one of the most widely recognized names in Chicago’s dance world – they are a company of technical dynamos.At the  ...