Eiko & Koma, San Francisco

Eiko & Koma Retrospective Project: "Regeneration""Raven" (2010)"Night Tide" (1984)"White Dance" (1976)Yerba Buena Center for the Arts - Forum, San FranciscoMarch 22-24, 2012 “…As I wander along the beach around the lake,I sense under every step I makeThe softness  ...

Program 6, SF Ballet

Yuan Yuan Tan in "RAkU"Photo by Erik Tomasson ‘Raymonda’ (Act III), ‘RAkU,’ and ‘Guide to Strange Places’ (world premiere) Program 6: mixed bill, including works choreographed by Rudolf Nureyev ("Raymonda"), Yuri Possokhov ("RAkU") and Ashley Page ("Strange Places")San Francisco  ...

Messiah, Pennsylvania Ballet

'Messiah' Choreographed by Robert WeissMusic by George Frideric HandelPennsylvania BalletAcademy of Music, PhiladelphiaMarch 8-17, 2012 Robert Weiss is artistic director of the Carolina Ballet, where his ballet “Messiah” has played to very enthusiastic returning crowds. The choreographer was  ...

Ballet Preljocaj, Davis, CA & LA

Two Views of ‘Blanche Neige’ (with two Snow Whites) Ballet PreljocajChoreography by Angelin PreljocajMusic by Gustav MahlerMondavi Center for the Performing ArtsUC Davis, Davis, CAMusic Center, Los Angeles (both part of U.S. tour)March 17 and 18  ...

Funsch Solos, SF

Nol Simonse (left) and Christy Funsch in "Three Rue Road"Photo by Alex Keitel 'One on One' and to Us All Funsch Solos: One on OneChoreography by Christy FunschZ Space, San FranciscoMarch 8-11, 2012 Christy Funsch's experiment in showing solo  ...

Shared Space 5, SF

Nol Simonse (left) and Christy Funsch in "Etudes in Detention"Photo by Keira Heu-Jwyn Chang 'Shared Space 5' New Dances by Todd Eckert and Nol SimonseDance Mission Theater, San FranciscoMarch 2-4, 2012 Todd Eckert and Nol Simonse offered five works  ...

Wayne McGregor’s ‘FAR,’ Durham, NC

Wayne McGregor’s ‘FAR’ Random Dance (international tour) Artistic Director: Wayne McGregor Choreography by Wayne McGregor in collaboration with the dancersPresented by Duke PerformancesReynolds Industries Theater, Durham, NCFeb. 25, 2012 Inspired by Ray Porter’s book, “Flesh in the Age  ...

Batsheva, SF

Batsheva Dance Company members in "Max"Photo by Gadi Dagon To the 'Max' Batsheva Dance CompanyChoreography by Artistic Director Ohad NaharinOriginal music composed and performed by Maxim WarattCostumes by Rakefet LevyLighting by Avi Yona Bueno(Bambi)San Francisco PerformancesNovellus Theater at YBCA,  ...

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, Berkeley

Bill T. Jones (seated at desk) with company members in "Story/Time"Photo by Paul B. Goode Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company "Story/Time" (West Coast premiere)Zellerbach Hall, BerkeleyFeb. 25, 2012 “You live and learn, and then you die and forget  ...

Mark Morris Premiere, SF Ballet

San Francisco ballet dancers in Mark Morris' "Beaux"Photo by Erik Tomasson 'Beaux' Bummer Program 2: mixed repertory"Beaux" (world premiere, choreographed by Mark Morris), "Chroma" (choreographed by Wayne McGregor), and "Number Nine" (choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon)San Francisco BalletWar Memorial Opera  ...