Dance

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,”…

Neumeier’s ‘Nijinsky’ brings ballet star’s life to light

Hard-core ballet fans will revel in the impeccable detail of “Nijinsky,” choreographer…

Recent dances highlight SF Ballet 2019 season

San Francisco Ballet has announced its 2019 season, a showcase of new…

Drama, beauty in SF Ballet’s Robbins’ showcase

In celebrating the centennial of choreographer Jerome Robbins’ birth, San Francisco Ballet…

Company Wayne McGregor innovates in ‘Autobiography’

Program notes to brainy British dancemaker Wayne McGregor’s “Autobiography” call the 2017…

SOULSKIN Dance takes on tech in ‘To Command’

Choreographer Adrianna Thompson, founder of the Bay Area troupe SOULSKIN Dance, is…

SF Ballet boasts a distinct new crop of talent

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