Smuin Ballets/SF

Michael Smuin, who was director of the San Francisco Ballet from 1973 until 1985, later established his own company, now celebrating its fifth anniversary season. Smuin Ballets/SF is a company expressing the singular artistic vision of its choreographer  ...

Mozart in Boston: culturevulture.net – review

Mostly Modernity Three contemporary choreographers take on Mozart in Boston The last three contemporary dance performances I saw in Boston featured scores by Mozart. One supposes that if the presenters (respectively, Celebrity Series of Boston, CRASHarts, and Boston Ballet) had  ...

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  ...

San Francisco Ballet Program 1

Mixed repertory: “Prism” by Helgi Tomasson, “Diving Into the Lilacs” (world premiere) by Yuri Possokhov, and “The Four Temperaments” by George Balanchine. Orchestra conducted by Martin West War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco January 27, 2009 (program continues through February  ...