Levy Dance, SF

Levy DancePhoto: Brandi BrandesTheater Artaud, San Francisco, April 2010Everyone Intimate Alone Visiblywww.levydance.org Everyone Intimate Alone Visibly by Levy Dance happens as much to the audience as to its creators and performers - Benjamin Levy and Aline Wachsmuth.  In fact,  ...

Merce Cunningham Dance Company, SF

Merce Cunningham Dance Company"Nearly Ninety(2)"Cal Performances, Zellerbach HallBerkeley, CAApril, 2010http://www.calperfs.berkeley.edu/ Photo: Anna FinkeSetting out on the two years of performing that Cunningham directed as his legacy,the Merce Cunningham Dance Company gave Berkeley audiences his last work  - "NearlyNinety(2), a restaging  ...

Inferno, Daimon Dance Co., Lugano, Switzerland

Inferno Emiliano Pellisari and the Daimon Dance CompanyPalazzo dei CongressiLugano, SwitzerlandMarch 16, 2010www.luganoinscena.chI’m pretty sure Dante did not imagine aerial dancers performing to booming electronic music, but if he did, he probably could not have imagined Inferno—a spectacle by  ...

SFBallet, “The Little Mermaid”

San Francisco Ballet, ‘The Little Mermaid’ —Program 5, 2010 Yuan Yuan Tan and LLoyd Riggins in Neumeier's The Little Mermaid© Erik TomassonBallet in 14 scenes, after Hans Christian AndersenChoreography by John NeumeierMusic by Lera AuerbachScenic, lighting and costume design by  ...

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (on tour)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater-on tour  (Program A)"Uptown" by Matthew Rushing.Program AMixed bill, including: “Uptown” (choreographed by Matthew Rushing); “Dancing Spirit” (choreographed by Ronald Brown); and “Revelations” (choreographed by Alvin Ailey)Cal PerformancesZellerbach Hall, BerkeleyMarch 9, 2010 (program continues, alternating  ...

Mark Morris Dance Group-on tour

Mark Morris Dance GroupKrannert Center for the Performing Arts, Urbana, IL; March 2010http://www.krannertcenter.com/http://markmorrisdancegroup.org/    When it comes to dance, are you smarter than a fifth grader?  If you attended the Mark Morris Dance Group’s performance at the Krannert Center for  ...

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Program B

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, American Tour, 2010Program B Jamar Roberts in "Among Us". Photo: Paul Kolnik.March 9-14, 2010Zellerbach Hall, UC BerkeleyProgram B"Among Us" Judith Jamison"Suite Otis" George Faison"Revelations" Alvin Aileyhttp://www.alvinailey.org/Dancing on the Outside, DownstageAfter fifty years of watching the  ...

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater- Program C

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, National TourProgram C"Hymn" Jamison. Photo: Paul Kolnik.Love Stories, Hymn, RevelationsMarch 11, 2010Cal Performances, Berkeleywww.calperformances.orghttp://www.alvinailey.org/Want your soul rocked? Well, a night with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will do the job just fine.It was  ...

Black Choreographers Festival SF

Black Choreographers Festival: Here and Now 2010February 19-21, 2010 8 PMDance Mission Theater  3316 24th Street ,  San FranciscoKendra Kimbrough Barnes and Laura Elaine Ellis have produced six years  of Black Choreographers Festivals.  This year, in addition to the  ...

Robert Moses Kin, SF

The Cinderella PrincipleRobert Moses KinPhoto: by Chris Hardy Yerba Buena Center for the Arts,   San Francisco  March 25-27, 2010Cinderella...or Orphan Annie?Choreographer Robert Moses has undertaken a complex project titled  “The Cinderella Principle,” a world premiere, a collaboration with  ...