Dance

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…

FACT/SF turns 10 with premiere of ‘death’

San Francisco choreographer Charles Slender-White’s upcoming premiere “death” at CounterPulse represents the…

Mary Sano keeps Isadora Duncan’s art, spirit alive

Mary Sano, upon celebrating the 20th anniversary of her South of Market…

Soulskin Dance’s Adrianna Thompson takes on text in ‘Hero’

Soulskin Dance founder Adrianna Thompson’s first plan to follow up her dystopian-themed…

SF aerial arts fest looks back and moves forward

With obvious connections to circus and a vertical movement platform tilted 90-degrees…

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

San Francisco choreographer Amy Seiwert is happily presenting the eighth installment of…

SF International Arts fest again takes on social issues

Since 2003, the San Francisco International Arts Festival has presented artists from…

Striking Congo sculptures inspire dance premiere

Bay Area choreographer Byb Chanel Bibene’s Kiandanda Dance Theater premiere in ODC…

SF Ballet’s Unbound fest reveals ties that bind

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

Bay Area Dance Week turns 20

It's the 20th anniversary of Bay Area Dance Week, which kicks off…

Smuin dancers charm in whimsical ‘Sushi Roll’

Smuin, the Bay Area’s most fun ballet troupe, is closing its 24th…

San Francisco Ballet loosens up in ‘Unbound’

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

‘Nevertheless’ a timely dance piece about harassment

Choreographer Tanya Chianese has strong — and mixed — feelings about “Nevertheless,”…