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  ...

San Francisco Ballet, Petrouchka

San Francisco Ballet, ‘Petrouchka’ and other worksProgram 4, 2010Ballet in four scenesMusic by Igor StravinskyChoreography by Michel Fokine (staged by Isabelle Fokine)Other works on mixed bill: “Diving Into the Lilacs” (choreographed by Yuri Possokhov) and “in the middle, somewhat  ...

The Lady with the Little Dog, NYCB

New York City BalletRussian ProgramFeb 9, 2010Lincoln Centerhttp://www.nycballet.com/nycb/home/AgonPost Balanchine RussianBookended by two Balanchine classics, Choreographer Alexey Miroshnichenko premiered The Lady with the Little Dog for the New York City Ballet’s Russian program this month. Based on a short story  ...