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  ...

American Dance Festival, Durham, NC

American Dance Festival Opening Week:Doug Elkins & FriendsStephen Petronio CompanyKeigwin + Company Nun quintet from "Fräulein Maria"Photo by Christopher Roesing Doug Elkins & Friends: ‘Fräulein Maria’Conceived and Choreographed by Doug ElkinsDirected by: Barbara Karger and Michael PrestonDurham Performing Arts  ...

Goode/Roman, SF

Company members in a scene from Joe Goode's "When We Fall Apart"Phot courtesy Joe Goode Performance Group Putting It Back Together Joe Goode Performance Group: "When We Fall Apart"Z Space, 450 Florida Street, San FranciscoJune 14-30, 2012 Lizz Roman  ...

Savage Jazz Dance Company

Savage Jazz Dance Company Presents: "Dances for Oakland" At left, Savage Jazz Company Dancers Alison Hurley and Jarrod Mayo (photo credit: Mark Kitaoko)   http://savagejazz.org/ The dance company of Oakland choreographer Reginald-Ray Savage celebrates its 20th anniversary this weekend  ...

Armitage Gone! Dance, SF

Going, going, gone Armitage Gone! DanceChoreography by Karole ArmitageNovellus Theater, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San FranciscoMay 18, 2012 It's not easy to characterize Armitage Gone! Dance as a pleasant, refreshing performance event, especially if one expects  ...

San Francisco International Arts Festival

 Multiple Dance Dimensions San Francisco International Arts FestivalMarines Memorial Theatre, San FranciscoRaices Profundas, May 2-5, 2012Mansaku-no Kai: Kyogen May 11, 2012Axis Dance Company and Marc Brew Company 12, 2012The Crazy Cloud Collection: inkBoat and Ko Murobushi May 12,  ...

Don Quixote, SF Ballet

Taras Domitro and Maria Kochetkova in San Francisco Ballet's "Don Quixote"Photo by Erik Tomasson ‘Don Quixote’ Ballet in three acts (after Miguel de Cervantes)Choreography by Alexander Gorsky and Marius PetipaAdditional choreography/staging by Helgi Tomasson and Yuri PossokhovMusic by Leon  ...