Giselle, Pacific Northwest Ballet

'Giselle' Music by Adolphe AdamChoreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, Marius PetipaStaged by Peter BoalPacific Northwest BalletMarion Oliver McCaw Hall, SeattleJune 3-12, 2011 Seattle’s underground and Pike’s Place Market are allegedly full of ghosts; Thursday, thanks to the  ...

Politics and Dance, SF

A scene from Nina Haft's "T:here"Photo courtesy of Nina Haft & Company blog Danced Politics "T:here" (a dance travelogue by Nina Haft)"Thieves" (choreography by Leya Mona Tawil)SF International Arts FestivalSouthside Theater, Fort Mason, June 4, 2011 Is politics a  ...

Royal Danish Ballet, U.S. Tour

Caroline Cavallo in the title role of "La Sylphide"Photo by Martin Mydtskov Rønne The Royal Danish Ballet: 'La Sylphide' and 'The Lesson' U.S. TourCal PerformancesZellerbach Hall, BerkeleyMay 31-June 4, 2011(June 7-12 in Washington, D.C., and June 14-19 in New  ...

Kunst-Stoff Arts/Fest 2011, SF

A scene from "What Does It Feel Like to Kill Someone" by Mary Carbonara Dances.The work will be reprised at Kunst-Stoff June 8-11.Image from Mary Carbonara Dances website Mixed Messages Kunst-Stoff arts/fest 2011Curated by Yannis Adoniou1 Grove Street, San  ...

Barak Marshall Theaterdance, SF

'Monger' Physical-theater work for 10 dancersBy Barak MarshallBay Area premiere presented by the San Francisco International Arts FestivalMarines Memorial Theatre, San FranciscoMay 19, 2011 A single performance of Barak Marshall's "Monger," part of the San Francisco International Arts  ...

Scuba National Touring Network for Dance, SF

Chris Yon and Taryn Griggs, featured dancers in the Scuba Touring NetworkPhoto courtesy of Scuba Dance/Theater Discontent Katie Faulkner (San Francisco); Amelia Reeber (Seattle); and Chris Yon (Minneapolis)ODC Theater, San Francisco May 6-8, 2011 Scuba Touring Network is a  ...

Wayne McGregor/Random Dance, Chiasso, Switzerland

Random Dance members in a scene from Wayne McGregor's "FAR"Photo courtesy of Random Dance 'FAR' Wayne McGregor / Random DanceConcept, direction, and choreography by Wayne McGregorMusic by Ben FrostCostume design by Moritz JungeSet design by Random InternationalLighting design by  ...

Mark Morris Dance Group, ‘L’Allegro,’ LA

Members of Mark Morris Dance Group perform a scene from "L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato"Photo by Elaine Mayson 'L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato' Choreography by Mark Morris Mark Morris Dance GroupMusic by George Frideric Handel, set to  ...

Kate Weare Company, SF

Kate Weare Company in a scene from "Bright Land"Photo by Keira Heu-Jwyn Chang 'Bright Land' Kate Weare CompanyMusic by the Crooked JadesODC Theater, San FranciscoApril 29-May 1, 2011 Kate Weare's company is phenomenal. The Bay Area dance community got  ...