Pilobolus–San Rafael, CA

Pilobolus Dance Theater: 40th Anniversary Tour Update and InterviewSan Francisco Bay Area performanceMarin Center San Rafael, CaliforniaOct. 9, 2010(other tour dates listed here: http://blog.pilobolus.org/tour-schedule/)Pilobolus company members warm up: Manelich Minniefee stands on Andrew Herro's thighs.Photo by John KaneBy the  ...

Mark Morris Dance Group, Socrates, Berkeley

Socrates Mark Morris Dance GroupMixed repertory: “Behemoth,” “Looky,” and “Socrates”Choreographed by Mark MorrisZellerbach HallBerkeley, Calif.Sept. 30-Oct. 3, 2010 http://markmorrisdancegroup.org/performances/561 Mark Morris Dance Group in a passage from "Socrates"Photo by Gene SchiavoneMark Morris likes to give his dancers a  ...

Ralph Lemon, Urbana, IL

Ralph Lemon / Cross Performance, Inc.Krannert Center for the Performing ArtsUrbana, ILSept. 16, 2010http://krannertcenter.com/performance.aspx?id=2010618939567209822066245www.ralphlemon.netDancers from Ralph Lemon's company perform in "How Can You Stay..."Ralph Lemon’s "How Can you Stay in the House All Day And Not Go Anywhere?" was  ...

Brenda Angiel Aerial Dance, Durham, NC

8CHOBrenda Angiel Aerial Dance CompanyDurham Performing Arts CenterDurham, NCJuly 10, 2010http://www.danzaerea.com.ar/home.htmlwww.americandancefestival.orgBrenda Angiel Aerial Dance Company members perform a scene from "8CHO"Photo by James Arias(see video clip below)Equating the term “aerial dance” with the likes of Cirque du Soleil and  ...

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  ...

Pennsylvania Ballet

PAB’s Modern Variety Pack Pennsylvania Ballet company members dancing "Requiem for a Rose," choreographed by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa.Photo by Paul Kolnik Program IV: Mixed repertory, including:"Square Dance" (choreography by George Balanchine); "Afternoon of a Faun" (choreography by Jerome Robbins);  ...

National Dance Company Wales, on tour

National Dance Company Wales, on tour (International Dance Festival Switzerland)National Dance Company Wales in Stijn Celis's "Form"(Photograph by Roy Campbell-Moore)(National Dance Company Wales is the new name of the company formerly known as Diversions)STEPS #12 International Dance Festival SwitzerlandThe  ...

SF Ballet, “Romeo and Juliet”

San Francisco Ballet, 'Romeo and Juliet'--Program 8, 2010San Francisco Ballet performing Helgi Tomasson's "Romeo and Juliet."Photo © Erik Tomasson Story ballet in three actsMusic by Sergei ProkofievConducted by Emil de CouChoreography by Helgi TomassonMay 1-9http://www.sfballet.org/performancestickets/2010season/program8.aspTwo’s company in Helgi Tomasson’s  ...

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,  ...