culturevulture.net – review

INSPIRIT and VTDance, two unaffiliated dance companies, took collaboration to a new level at Washington, DC’s Dance Place in a program entitled Ideals and Ism. The outstanding March 8th performance included three works by each dance company and one work  ...

Deborah Hay Dance Company – review

Deborah Hay Dance Company “Mountain” March 29-31, ODC Theater, San Francisco www.odctheater.org http://www.deborahhay.com/ “I recognize my choreography when I see a dancer’s self-regulated transcendence of his/her choreographed body within in a movement sequence that distinguishes a given dance.”  ...

Sfscene November, 2007 Reviews

I first witnessed a Pina Bausch dance on a grainy TV in a cheap London hotel, where a flip through the channels stopped me with a scene that could have been reenacted last week, on stage in Berkeley, where her  ...

culturevulture.net – review

You don’t have to be George Bush to realize that the fear factor has ratcheted up alarmingly since 9/11. A multi-cultural, multi-ethnic , multi-religious world now seems locked in perpetual face-off. “ The other” isn’t just a cute existential conceit  ...

culturevulture.net – review

Project Artaud Theater, April 24-May 10, 2008 Presented by ODC Theater, San Francisco A three part Festival featuring the work of Ledoh, Jo Kreiter/Flyaway Productions, Sara Shelton Mann and Miguel Gutierrez http://www.odctheater.org/ Miguel Gutierrez and the Powerful People "Retrospective Exhibitionist/Difficult  ...

The Forsythe Company- review

On a weekend when the San Francisco Ballet was presenting a lavish but mind-numbing production of “Sleeping Beauty”, William Forsythe, the expatriot American ballet renegade, was making a brief stop in Berkeley with a disturbing, original and genre-bashing anti-war piece,  ...

culturevulture.net – review

San Francisco Performances Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Feb 20-24, 2008 “Castrati” “Rassemblement” “White Darkness” http://www.performances.org/ dance company website Nacho Duato is both Artistic Director and Choreographer for Compañía Nacional de Danza, and judging from one evening’s exposure  ...