Kirov Ballet in Berkeley: Dance Review, culturevulture.net – review

If choreographers such as Christopher Wheeldon, Mark Morris and Twyla Tharp show us where dance may be going, the great Russians: Fokine, Massine, Balanchine, show us where it has been. But before any of them there was Marius Petipa. In 1869 Petipa was appointed ballet master to the St Petersburg  ...

Mark Morris – King Arthur

King Arthur Mark Morris Dance Company (Note: Arthur Lazere, the founder of this website, was a Mark Morris fan. It was fitting that the Mark Morris Dance Company would make its American Premiere of the dance-opera, 'King Arthur' in Berkeley, on the very day that Arthur  ...

Carmina Burana – review

Ballet: Carmina Burana Choreographer: Stanton Welch Dancer(s): Amy Fote and Connor Walsh Photographer: Drew Donovan Houston Ballet Jubilee of Dance: A Celebration of Movement December 1, 2006 Houston Ballet throws an on-stage dance bash every December appropriately named Jubilee of Dance: A Celebration of  ...

Planet Brooks, Brain Brooks Moving Company Review

Planet Brooks Brain Brooks Moving Company again again Dance Theater Workshop October 7, 2006 If you are still in the doldrums about Pluto being voted out of the galaxy, have I got a new planet for you. Brian Brooks Moving Company's performance of again again conjures  ...

Hãlau o Keikiali`i

Hãlau o Keikiali`I is a Hawaiian Cultural and Dance Group based in San Francisco since 1994. Their goal is to educate the general public about Hawaiian Culture, with its traditional customs, values, and protocols. On paper this may sound a bit ambitious but all they have to do is undulate  ...

Dracula – The Undead Can Dance – review

The Undead Can Dance Houston Ballet September 23, 2006 Wortham Center, Houston, TX Blood, ballet, fangs, and fun. Who knew they would make a suck-u-lent combo? The folks at Houston Ballet did, who launched into October with a revival of Ben Stevenson's dark classic, Dracula.  ...