Rodin, Berkeley

‘Rodin’ Eifman Ballet of St. PetersburgChoreography by Boris EifmanMusic by various composersCal Performances, BerkeleyMay 10-12, 2013 Nobody ever could accuse Russian choreographer Boris Eifman of subtlety. Nobody seeing his latest full-length saga, “Rodin,” could accuse him  ...

Cinderella

Spoiler alert: she gets the prince. But you probably know that already. Nevertheless, there is so much that you didn’t know about the new Craig Lucas/Christopher Wheeldon take on everybody’s favorite fairy tale— the one about the unloved child who  ...

Onegin, SF Ballet

‘Onegin’ Ballet after Alexander Pushkin’s poemChoreography by John CrankoMusic by Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky, arranged by Kurt-Heinz StolzeDesigned by Santo LoquastoSan Francisco BalletMarch 21-March 28, 2013 The course of true love never did run smooth and, in  ...

Tricia Brown Dance Company, Berkeley

Members of Trisha Brown Dance Company performing "Les Yeux et l'âme"Photo © Tat Leong 2011 Ordinary and Extraordinary Trisha Brown Dance CompanyCal PerformancesUC Berkeley Zellerbach AuditoriumMarch 15, 2013 Trisha Brown Dance Company made a one-night-stand at Zellerbach Auditorium  ...

Hubbard Street Dance, Berkeley

Jesse Bechard and Ana Lopezin "little mortal jump"Photo by Todd Rosenberg Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Zellerbach Hall – Berkeley February 2, 2013Hubbard Street Dance website Cal Performances website Little mortal jump (2012) - Bay Area Premiere Azimuth  ...

Nutcracker, SF Ballet

San Francisco Ballet company members in Helgi Tomasson's "Nutcracker"Photo © Erik Tomasson ‘Nutcracker’ Choreography by Helgi TomassonMusic by Peter Ilyich TchaikovskyConducted by Ming LukeSan Francisco Ballet, War Memorial Opera HouseDec. 8-28, 2012 It’s December so this must be “Nutcracker.”  ...

Parsons Dance (on tour), Raleigh, NC

Making the Rounds Parsons Dance (on tour)Choreography by Artistic Director David ParsonsPresented by NCSU Center StageStewart Theatre, Raleigh, NCOct. 12, 2012 As evidenced by the positive audience response at Parsons Dance’s concert, David Parsons, artistic director,  ...

Margaret Jenkins Dance Company, SF

A scene from "Time Bones" performed in the atrium of the Jewish Community Center of San FranciscoPhoto courtesy of JCCSF 'Time Bones' Preview of a new dance, with choreography by Margaret JenkinsMargaret Jenkins Dance CompanyJewish Community Center of San  ...

Trolley Dances 2012, SF

A performer from "San Francisco Trolley Dances 2012" in a Muni stationPhoto courtesy of Epiphany Productions 'Trolley Dances' Performances in and around the Muni streetcar systemPresented by Epiphany Productions, Artistic Director Kim EpifanoSan FranciscoOct. 20-21, 2012 Each year for  ...

Nicholas Leichter Dance, Raleigh, NC

Bryan Strimpel in "Twenty Twenty"Photo by Julie Lemberger ‘Twenty Twenty’ Nicholas Leichter DanceChoreography and performances by Nicholas Leichter and Bryan StrimpelPresented by NCSUCenter StageTitmus Theatre, Raleigh, NCSept. 28 and 29, 2012 NC State’s already cozy Titmus Theatre became even  ...