Dance

International artists take over Fort Mason

Theater, dance, music, spoken-word performers explore ‘path to democracy’

 

Liss Fain’s ‘Close the Door Slowly’ a poignant look at loss

Everyday objects take on surrealistic aspects in performance installation

  • May 4, 2019

 

Free Bay Area Dance Week kicks off in Yerba Buena Gardens

Hundreds of classes, shows across the Bay from April 26 through May 5

 

‘From Ash’ grapples with destruction and redemption

Choreographer Annie Kahane creates new world in dance-theater piece

  • Apr 21, 2019

Yuan Yuan Tan stunning in San Francisco Ballet’s ‘Little Mermaid’

Dancer shines in John Neumeier’s dark, lavish take on fairy tale

‘5 Soldiers’ a riveting, urgent look at life in the military

Rosie Kay Dance Company performers are amazingly authentic

Rosie Kay Dance’s intense ‘5 Soldiers’ gets U.S. premiere

Scottish choreographer Rosie Kay has been on more than a decade-long journey…

Men shine in San Francisco Ballet’s ‘Lyric Voices’

Making its fifth program title “Lyric Voices” particularly notable, San Francisco Ballet’s…

Risa Jaroslow & Dancers’ ‘At Your Service’ a compelling exploration of power

How do we serve? How are we served? Who serves whom, and…

Black choreographers fest kicks off powerfully

Taking inspiration from James Baldwin, who said, “I am what time, circumstance,…

Brutalism inspires Kristin Damrow’s choreography

Bay Area choreographer Kristin Damrow has set her new evening-length premiere “Impact”…

SF Ballet opens 86th season with dazzling duets

San Francisco Ballet gave its 2019 opening gala performance an appropriate title:…

Winter 2019 Arts Preview: Dance

The thriving Bay Area dance community -- and guests -- offer up…

RAWdance roars into the future

San Francisco contemporary troupe RAWdance is happily marking a momentous anniversary with…

SF Ballet’s 2018 ‘Nutcracker’ underway with good cheer

In Wednesday’s opening of San Francisco Ballet’s 74th year of “Nutcracker” --…

San Francisco reminds shoppers to buy local this holiday season

Black Friday is expected to draw swarms of bargain hunters to Union…

Holiday Dance 2018: It wouldn’t be Christmas without ‘The Nutcracker’

Students and professionals get on their toes in the classic ballet across…

San Francisco Opera cuts ties with star accused of sexual assault

San Francisco Opera has severed connections with superstar countertenor David Daniels, 52,…

Fun time for all in ‘Hula in Unusual Places’

Bay Area hula master Patrick Makuakāne knows how to put on a…

SF Trolley Dances move from Mission Creek to SFMOMA

As her logistics-laden community arts festival San Francisco Trolley Dances observes its…