Category: Dance

SF aerial arts fest looks back and moves forward

With obvious connections to circus and a vertical movement platform tilted 90-degrees from the norm, it’s easy to dismiss aerial…

1 week ago

Dance maker Amy Seiwert prepares ‘Sketch’ series and big move

San Francisco choreographer Amy Seiwert is happily presenting the eighth installment of her contemporary ballet troupe Imagery’s Sketch series, which…

2 months ago

SF International Arts fest again takes on social issues

Since 2003, the San Francisco International Arts Festival has presented artists from across the world with innovative projects dedicated to…

3 months ago

Striking Congo sculptures inspire dance premiere

Bay Area choreographer Byb Chanel Bibene’s Kiandanda Dance Theater premiere in ODC Theater’s seventh Walking Distance Dance Festival next week…

3 months ago

SF Ballet’s Unbound fest reveals ties that bind

Contemporary ballet requires dancers to shift from rapid off-center neoclassicism to soft romantic geometry to rhythmically complex club dance in…

4 months ago

Bay Area Dance Week turns 20

It's the 20th anniversary of Bay Area Dance Week, which kicks off on Friday. Ten days of free, participatory programs…

4 months ago

Smuin dancers charm in whimsical ‘Sushi Roll’

Smuin, the Bay Area’s most fun ballet troupe, is closing its 24th season with a premiere by Val Caniparoli called…

4 months ago

San Francisco Ballet loosens up in ‘Unbound’

There are social uprisings going on, from #MeToo to Black Lives Matter. Has San Francisco Ballet gotten the news? “Unbound,”…

4 months ago