Smuin Ballet – The Christmas Ballet

San Francisco Yerba Buena Center for the Arts December 18 -29, 2002 Deck the halls! Here comes Michael Smuin’s Christmas Ballet. Polished to near-perfection, all wrapped up in kitsch, it’s a wonderful antidote for  ...

Bolshoi Ballet – Swan Lake

The United States of America and the Bolshoi Ballet were founded in the same year, 1776. Since its Revolutionary beginnings, this country has weathered civil – and several other – wars, Reconstruction, and the Great Depression to emerge as  ...

Cullberg Ballet – Swan Lake

Sweden’s Cullberg Ballet was founded in 1967 by Birgit Cullberg, a modern dancer who had studied with, among others, Kurt Joos and Martha Graham. She built a small company that performed works favoring a strong dramatic and psychological content.  ...

Malambo

Luis Bravo has enlisted the choreographic talents of Oscar Araiz, the ballet director of the Colon Theatre of Buenos Aires, musical director Lisandro Adrover, and a company of 22 dancers and 9 musicians for an Argentine dance review, Malambo,  ...