Black Choreographers Festival, SF

A Celebration Black Choreographers FestivalDance Mission Theater, San FranciscoFeb. 18-19, 2012 The Black Choreographers Festival goes on for three weekends each year during Black History Month at Laney College in Oakland and at the Dance Mission Theater in  ...

Martha Graham Dance Company, SF

Martha Graham Dance Company members perform "Steps in the Street"Photo by John Deane Dance Is a Weapon Martha Graham Dance Company Kanbar Hall, Jewish Community Center, San FranciscoFeb. 11 and 12, 2012 The powerful work of Martha Graham and  ...

David Dorfman Dance, Raleigh, NC

Dorfman Dance company members in "Prophets of Funk"Photo by Adam Campos ‘Prophets of Funk’ Conceived and directed by David Dorfman Choreography and text by David Dorfman DancePresented by NCSU Center StageStewart Theatre, Raleigh, N.C.Feb. 4, 2012 In honor  ...

Onegin, SF Ballet

Vitor Luiz and Maria Kotchetkova were one of four principal couples in the weeklong run of "Onegin"Photo by Erik Tomasson 'Onegin' Ballet in three actsMusic by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, arranged and orchestrated by Kurt-Heinz StolzeChoreographed by John CrankoStaged by  ...

Paufve/Dance, SF

Jill Randall and Christy Thomas in "So I Married Abraham Lincoln"Photo courtesy of paufve | dance 'So I Married Abraham Lincoln?' Premiere of a dance theater work about Mary Todd LincolnChoreography by Randee Paufve of paufve|danceSound score by Heather  ...

Company C Contemporary Ballet, SF

Good! Better! Best! Company C Contemporary BalletLesher Center for the ArtsWalnut Creek, Calif. (Jan. 20 and 21, 2012)Program repeats at Center for the Arts, Castro Valley, Calif. (Jan. 28 and 29)and at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts,  ...

Merce Cunningham Dance Company Finale, NY

The Merce Cunningham Dance Company in their farewell performances at New York's Park Avenue ArmoryPhoto by Stephanie Berger A Merce Memoir Merce Cunningham Dance CompanyFinal engagementPark Avenue Armory, New YorkDec. 29–31, 2011 I first saw Merce Events in 1957  ...

Yes Sweet Can, SF

Acrobat/dancer Matt White in "Yes Sweet Can"Photo © Sweet Can Productions Yes! They Sure Can! Yes Sweet CanDance Mission, San FranciscoDec. 16, 2011-Jan. 1, 2012 For its fifth anniversary (Canniversary) Sweet Can Productions presents "Yes  ...

Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, Berkeley

Aida Vainieri of Pina Bausch Tanztheater Wuppertal in "Danzón"Photo by Bettina Stoss Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch "Danzón" (1995)Directed and choreographed by Pina BauschCal Performances, Zellerbach Hall, BerkeleyDec. 3, 2011 “First, she dances to the right.Then, she dances to the  ...