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  ...

L.A. Dance Project, LA

Morgan Lugo and Frances Chiaverini in "Moving Parts"Photo by Eric Politzer L.A. Dance Project Directed by Benjamin MillepiedChoreography by William Forsythe, Merce Cunningham, Benjamin MillepiedMusic by Gavin Bryars, La Monte Young, Nico MuhlyDancers: Frances Chiaverini, Julia Eichten, Charlie Hodges,  ...

Santa Cruz Fringe Festival, Santa Cruz, Calif.

Scene from "Yes Is Not Passive"Photo courtesy of Nugent Dance Dance on the Fringe Santa Cruz Fringe FestivalVarious Venues in Santa Cruz, Calif.July 13- 22, 2012 Dixie Shulman has produced the first Santa Cruz Fringe Festival, a 10-day, multi-arts,  ...

Post-Millennial, New York and London

Post-Millennium Views Limón Dance CompanyDavid Gordon and Pick Up Performance Co(s)"Singin' in the Rain" (U.K.)Royal BalletTanztheater WuppertalMatthew Bourne's "Play Without Words"Trisha Brown Dance CompanyParis Opera BalletNew York and LondonJune/July 2012 I visited New York City to attend the  ...

Ballet X, Philadelphia

From left: Adam Hundt, Will Laury and Colby Damon in "MashUP," choreographed by Adam HouglandPhoto courtesy of Ballet X Hot Summer, Hot Dance Ballet XWorks by Adam Hougland, Tobin Del Coure, and Darrell Grand MoultrieWilma Theatre, PhiladelphiaJuly 11-15, 2012  ...