Paul Taylor Dance Company

Paul Taylor is the best of contemporary American choreographers and his company among the finest groups of dancers anywhere. Nothing in the current San Francisco engagement has changed that opinion. Taylor, now 70, has just completed his 115th dance work. I haven’t seen them all but I’ll still wager  ...

Paris Opera Ballet – La Bayadere

Most things in life suffer from an excess of anticipation. But the long-awaited, much ballyhooed visit of the Paris Opera Ballet to San Francisco exceeded anything you might have expected. Sponsored by the home team, which travels to France next week to fill the toe shoes of the Parisians  ...

Nederlands Dans Theater

Some of the music from the programs: Britten's Sinfonia da Requiem is included on: Rattle Conducts Britten Biber's Passacaglia for Violin solo in G minor can be found on: A History of Baroque Music Philip Glass: Quartet No.5 - Kronos Quartet performs Philip Glass Bach: Partita No.2 in D  ...

Four Saints in Three Acts – Mark Morris Dance Group

Prepare For Saints: Gertrude Stein, Virgil Thomson, and the Mainstreaming of American Modernism (1998), Steven Watson Cal Performances opened its season with the Mark Morris Dance Group performing the unusual double bill of Four Saints in Three Acts and Dido and �neas. Four Saints received  ...

Dance Reviews – Culturevulture

Batsheva Dance Company Deca-Dance Three Big Dance Theater The Other Here Bolshoi Ballet Swan Lake Raymonda Matthew Bourne/New Adventures Swan Lake Edward Scissorhands Play Without Words Nutcracker The Car Man Brian Brooks Moving Company Pinata again again  ...

Dance Theatre of Harlem

Dance Theatre of Harlem was founded by former New York City Ballet dancer Arthur Mitchell following the Martin Luther King assassination. His goal was to provide opportunity to young African-American dancers, often excluded from mainstream companies. DTH has grown into a world class multi-ethnic cultural institution. There  ...

San Francisco Ballet Reviews

Falling, Rubies, Artifact Suite Afternoon of a Faun, Other Dances, Dybbuk, Glass Pieces Romeo & Juliet In the Night, Rush, Prism Dybbuk, Symphonic Variations, Lambarena Meistens Mozart, Concerto Grosso, Study in Motion, The Four Temperaments Reflections, Square Dance, Gross Fuge Falling, Maelstrom, Company B Theme and Variations, "...smile with  ...