Emio Greco / PC “Hell” – review

A new wave of contemporary dance is heading from Europe and sweeping America these days instead of the other way around. Emio Greco/PC exemplifies the kind of work being snatched-up by American programmers and dropping seeds of influence around the  ...

Martha Graham Dance Company- review

So what do we do with Martha Graham Dance Company now? It has receded from the brink of financial disaster enough to mount a two week run at the Joyce Theater. The level of technique is high. Artistic Director Janet  ...

San Francisco Ballet 2007 Season Program 5

Sarah Van Patten & Pierre Francois Vilanoba in Tomassons' The Fifth Season. Photo by Eric Tomasson Pacific Choreography: Mark Morris Composer: Lou Harrison Music: Trio for Violin, Cello & Piano, (3rd movement) “Dance (for Violin),” “Rhapsody (for  ...

Chimurenga Review

There is no question that Nora Chipaumire is a stunning dancer. Her control of limbs and force, her superhuman reach and length are all delicious to watch. She offers us confident sensuality, unabashed ferocity, and glimpses of tenderness. Her work  ...

Pam Tanowitz Dance- review

Pam Tanowitz has been steadily turning into one of the smartest young choreographers in New York. Her recent show at the Joyce Soho, Forevermore, united in an evening-length work elements that she has included in recent years, but with a  ...

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/ Ledoh is an immigrant Butoh dancer, and Kreiter  ...

culturevulture.net – review

Faustin Liyekula Festival of Lies Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Forum November 8-10, 2007 http://www.ybca.org/tickets/production.aspx?performanceNumber=3131 Leaving the theatre, I am soft with remorse. I attempt Bodichitta breathing- inhaling sadness to my heart, trying to not wish away  ...

San Francisco Ballet 2007 Season Program 7

Matjash Mrozewski is a young Canadian choreographer tapped by Helgi Tomasson to make a new work for San Francisco. “Concordia” is set to the music of Matthew Hindson, (also young) who is Australian. The piece explores the confluence of weird,  ...