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  ...

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  ...

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  ...

Akram Khan Co., bahok

Akram Khan CompanyPhoto: Liu YangYerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, February 2010 bahokhttp://www.ybca.org/http://www.akramkhancompany.net/Akram Khan’s distinctive choreography is a windstorm that strikes with sudden unpredictability and intensity.  It defies gravity like the free fall of a parachute jump,  ...

Kings of the Dance, LA

Kings of the Dance2010 tourJose Manuel CarreñoGuillaume CoteMarcelo GomesDavid GomesDavid HallbergJoaquin De LuzDenis MatvienkoDesmond RichardsonAhmanson Theatre, Los Angeleshttp://www.ardani.com/tours-kings.phpClose your eyes.  Picture a classical ballet.  Got that?  If you are like the rest of us, probably your picture includes one  ...