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  ...

Trey McIntyre Project, Berkeley

Dancers of the Trey McIntyre Project in "The Sweeter End"Photo by Eliot Kamenitz, Times-Picayune Trey McIntyre Project “In Dreams” (2007), “Gravity Heroes” (2011) and “The Sweeter End” (2011)Zellerbach Hall, BerkeleyNov. 18, 2011 “Look over yonder, What do you see?  ...

Brian Brooks Moving Company, Raleigh, NC

Brian Brooks Moving Company Three works choreographed by Brian BrooksStewart Theatre, Raleigh, N.C.Nov. 17, 2011 As evidenced by scattered mid-show applause and even a premature standing ovation, the Brian Brooks Moving Company impressed its audience. With the  ...

From Wallflower Order to Dance Brigade, SF

From Wallflower Order to Dance Brigade: A 35-Year Retrospective Celebration Novellus Theatre, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San FranciscoNov. 19, 2011 Wow! Krissy Keefer is, and has been, the moving force behind the Wallflower Order (founded 1975)  ...

Every Step You Take, A Memoir by Jock Soto

Jock Soto partnering Wendy Whelan in "Agon" at New York City Ballet, from the documentary "Water Flowing Together"Photo by Gwendolen Cates/ITVS 'Every Step You Take' Memoir by Jock Soto (with Leslie Marshall)HarperCollins, published October, 2011SBN-978-0-06-173238-6Hardcover,, including photos$24.99 (Kindle edition  ...