Ann Murphy

Balanchine, Shakespeare’s charming ‘Dream’ at SF Ballet

Bard’s comedy comes to life in lovely, funny dance version

Dance in ‘The Day’ lacks urgency

Beiser, Whelan, Lang, Childs collaboration feels self-couscious

San Francisco Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ goes deep

Added nuance welcomed in 2019 edition of holiday favorite

Mariinsky Ballet dazzles with technical virtuosity

Cal Performances presents Russian troupe in classic ‘La Bayadère’

SF Ballet’s Unbound fest reveals ties that bind

Contemporary ballet requires dancers to shift from rapid off-center neoclassicism to soft…

San Francisco Ballet loosens up in ‘Unbound’

There are social uprisings going on, from #MeToo to Black Lives Matter.…

SF Ballet boasts a distinct new crop of talent

Thursday night in the opening of “Distinctly SF Ballet” at the War…

SF Ballet’s ‘Bright Fast Cool Blue’ stutters

San Francisco Ballet artistic director Helgi Tomasson has a nose for putting…