Cloud Gate Dance Theatre review

Calligraphy and choreography share a canvas in Cloud Gate Dance Theatre's final chapter of Cursive: A Trilogy, with choreography by Lin Hwau-min, presented as part of BAM's 25th Next Wave Festival. Dancing is a kind of mark making, with the  ... – review

Company Ea Sola “Drought and Rain Vol. 2” Yerba Buena Center for the Arts San Francisco Feb 6-7, 2008 Company Ea Sola is a French-Vietnamese fusion. Thematically, things are 100% Vietnamese—there still seems to be no escape from  ... – review

Vanessa Zahorian and Kristin Long in Balanchine's Divertimento No. 15. Photo: Erik Tomasson. Diamonds (from Jewels) (1967) Music: Tchaikovsky, Choreography: George Balanchine, Costumes: after Karinska, Staged by Elyse Borne with Principal Coaching by Suzanne Farrell. A couple  ... – review

Armitage Gone! Dance Connoisseurs of Chaos The Joyce Theater Jan 22-27, 2008 Frances Chiaverini and Matthew Branham. Photo: Julieta Cervantes Over the years, Karole Armitage has held a mirror to cultural trends. She danced with  ... – review

“Anna Halprin: At the Origin of Performance” An Exhibition at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Originally produced by the Musée d’Art Contemporaing de Lyon. Curator: Jacqueline Caux. January 18-April 6, 2008 Yerba Buena Webpage It is no small  ... – review

Compañía Nacional De Danza 2 Choreographer and Artistic Director Nacho Duato A Dance at the Music Center Production Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles Music Center May 18 – 20, 2007 website Standing ovations have become overworked clichés in Los  ...

Joffrey Ballet – review

Cal Performances is doing a big Twyla Tharp orgy this fall, with Tharp works offered by three big companies on tour--Joffrey Ballet, American Ballet Theater, and Miami City Ballet, all in the same month—quite the programming coup. The Joffrey Company  ...