Although British choreographer Wayne McGregor’s “Borderlands” made its world premiere at the War Memorial Opera House on Tuesday night, the piece looks rather familiar.
The finale to San Francisco Ballet’s Program 1, “Borderlands” feels like a B-side to McGregor’s 2006 work “Chroma” – which SFB performed just last year. The works share similar sets, costumes, lighting and staging but use different music. Read More
While diverse, the three works in San Francisco Ballet's Program 5, which opened Wednesday at the War Memorial Opera House, share a characteristic: They are blends of neoclassical and modern dances solidly based on ballet conventions.They have a more contemporary feel than George Balanchine's neoclassical works (on Program 7, April 12-18), but each is balletic, featuring en-pointe dancing. Read More