Mark Morris Dance Group

Over just a few decades, Mark Morris has choreographed over 100 works both for his own company, the Mark Morris Dance Group, and for other major companies such as the San Francisco Ballet and American Ballet Theater. In doing so, he has established himself as the most original, most intelligent,  ...

Lyon Opera Ballet- review

The Lyon Opera Ballet made it convenient for West Coast audiences to sample the works of three of the most prominent choreographers in Europe today, all of them women. Appearing on a Cal Performances engagement at Zellerbach Hall, in Berkeley, the “ballet” presented by the Lyon company was actually modern  ...

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  ...