Lines Ballet, San Francisco

Alonzo King Lines BalletYerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, October 09 Refraction: (with original score by Jason Moran) 2009The Moroccan Project 2005http://www.linesballet.org/Photo: RJ MunaDance legend, Judith Jamison, once said that Alonzo King is “one of our unsung  ...

Trolley Dances, SF

Trolley DancesOctober 18, 2009San Franciscowww.epiphanydance.orgOn the J-ChurchThe San Francisco Muni system takes the car traveler or the BART passenger places usually unknown and unseen. Such was the case this past weekend as Kim Epifano once again staged "Trolley Dances"  ...

Dominic Walsh Dance Theater

Dominic Walsh Dance Theater1909-2009: The Great Collaborators of the Ballets RussesOctober 15-17, 2009Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, Zilkha HallHouston, Texashttp://www.dwdt.org/Domenico Luciano and Felicia McBride in Dominic Walsh's "Le Spectre de la Rose" . Photo: Gabriella Nissen Photography.Three years  ...

Miami City Ballet-on tour

        Miami City Ballet: On Tourhttp://www.miamicityballet.org/MCBOnTour.phpOctober 2-4, 2009Auditorium Theatre, Chicagowww.auditoriumtheatre.orgSymphony in Three Movements (Balanchine/Stravinsky)Valse Fantaisie (1953) (Balanchine/Glinka)Black Swan Pas de Deux (Petipa-Ivanov/Tchaikovsky)In the Upper Room (Tharp/Glass)Carlos Guerra and Jennifer Kronenberg in *Symphony inThree Movements*. Choreography by George Balanchine.  ...

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, on tour

Fondly Do We Hope... Fervently Do We Pray Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, October 09 http://www.billtjones.org/ Touring calendar: http://www.billtjones.org/events/touring_calendar.php http://www.ybca.org/ Photo: Russell Jenkins When choreographer Bill T. Jones speaks, his voice resonates soulfully, with  ...

Margaret Jenkins Dance Company, SF

Margaret Jenkins Dance CompanyYerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, September 09 Other Suns (A Trilogy)http://www.mjdc.org/performances2009.htmlOther Suns (A Trilogy) Photo: Lin XiaoyiOther Suns (A Trilogy) is collaboration bridging two countries, two years in the making between San Francisco’s  ...

Houston Ballet

Houston Ballet“Without Boundaries”:“Falling Angels” (Jiří Kylián)“Elements” (Stanton Welch)“In the Upper Room” (Twyla Tharp)Wortham Theater Center, September 24-October 4, 2009Performed September 24, 2009www.houstonballet.org  In the Upper Room. Photo: Amitava SarkarWith Jiří Kylián’s “Falling Angels” and Twyla Tharp’s “In the Upper  ...

Merce Cunningham Dance Company

Merce Cunningham Dance CompanyKrannert Center for the Performing Arts, University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignSeptember 2009Nearly Ninety2http://www.krannertcenter.com/http://www.merce.org/Photo: Mark SeligerIf the late Merce Cunningham had placed a call for dancers for his most recent work, Nearly Ninety2,  it might have looked something  ...

Dandelion Dancetheater, SF

MUTT: Dandelion DancetheaterSeptember 18-20, 2009 ODC Theater   331 Shotwell Street, San Franciscohttp://www.dandeliondancetheater.org/Photo: Faye ChaoMUTT is characterized in the program as "a dance-play where new music, piercing physically and dreamlike story-telling collide in this surreal afterlife of a young girl."  ...

Les Grands Ballet Canadiens de Montreal

Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de MontrealJacobs Pillow Dance FestivalTed Shawn TheatreJuly 29, 2009http://www.grandsballets.com/fr/Cantata.  Photo Christopher Duggan. It's official, Canadians can pass as Italians, at least the dancers of LesGrands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal can, when performing Mauro Bigonzetti'ssignature ballet, Cantata,  ...