Choo-San Goh, the late choreographer (and a casualty of the AIDS virus), was known to have been one of the brightest lights in the late 20th century’s ballet world.
Astonishingly, his work has never been seen by San Francisco audiences — until now. Smuin Ballet concludes its 2010-11 season with a program featuring Goh’s “Momentum,” onstage this week at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and later this month in Walnut Creek and San Mateo. Read More
Smuin Ballet opened its fall season with a fine mix of old and new, but at times it’s difficult to tell which is which.
Works from late company founder Michael Smuin have just as much vitality and fresh appeal as the world premiere of Trey McIntyre’s “Oh, Inverted World,” which was on Friday’s program with two here-and-now Smuin pieces, the neoclassical 1985 “Brahms-Haydn Variations” and the riotous 2005 “Bluegrass/Slyde.” Read More