culturevulture.net – 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  ...

The Seagull – review

The Seagull Adapted by Boris Eifman From the play by Anton Chekhov Performed by Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg March 7-11 (Anna Karenina March 10-11) Cal Performances, Berkeley C The Kirov it isn’t. St. Petersburg’s “other” ballet  ...

Shen Wei Dance Arts – review

Shen Wei is a New York based modern dance choreographer who came to the form after a childhood spent as an apprentice at the Hunan State Xian Opera Company and, later, serious self-education in Western painting and sculpture. This immersion  ...

Inbal Pinto Dance Company: Oyster

Tel Aviv-based choreographer Inbal Pinto is touring her 60-minute dance/theatre piece called Oyster. A quirky, imagistic and charming work, Oyster can hardly be classified as dance. And yet the theatrical mind behind the work is clearly funneling its influences—vaudeville,  ...