Dance Theatre of Harlem

Dance Theatre of Harlem was founded by former New York City Ballet dancer Arthur Mitchell following the Martin Luther King assassination. His goal was to provide opportunity to young African-American dancers, often excluded from mainstream companies. DTH has grown  ...

Rosy CO Dance Company – Chinoise Flower

Japanese modern dance has been equated for many years with the movement aesthetic called butoh, an outgrowth of the devastation of World War II. It is a bare-bones, stark form of dance--more like theater, really, but probably called "dance"  ...

Hãlau o Keikiali`i

Hãlau o Keikiali`I is a Hawaiian Cultural and Dance Group based in San Francisco since 1994. Their goal is to educate the general public about Hawaiian Culture, with its traditional customs, values, and protocols. On paper this may sound a  ...

San Francisco Ballet, Program 5

Works by Mark Morris: “A Garden,” “Joyride,” and “Sandpaper Ballet” Orchestra conducted by David LaMarche and Martin West (for “Joyride”) War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco March 13, 2009 (program continues, with alternating casts, through March 24) http://www.sfballet.org/performancestickets/2009season/program5.asp Mark  ...

Dance Reviews – Culturevulture

Batsheva Dance Company Deca-Dance Three Big Dance Theater The Other Here Bolshoi Ballet Swan Lake Raymonda Matthew Bourne/New Adventures Swan Lake Edward Scissorhands Play Without Words Nutcracker The Car Man  ...

The Hard Nut – Mark Morris Dance Group

Visions of sugarplums beginning to clog up your head? The perfect antidote is Mark Morris’ The Hard Nut which is quickly becoming as much of a holiday tradition as department store Santas and Messiah singalongs. Created in 1991, televised  ...

Sankai Juku- review

“Kagemi”, the new evening-length piece by Sankai Juku, the 31-year-old Japanese Butoh company touring the US, is about mirrors, water, and a lotus leaf carpet. It is also about white light, transcendance, and the fact that a 57-year-old dancer-choreographer has  ...