Dance

SF Ballet’s ‘Bright Fast Cool Blue’ stutters

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

SF Ballet’s sumptuous, splendid ‘Sleeping Beauty’

In the 21st century, San Francisco Ballet is executing the classics with…

Winter 2018 Arts Preview: Dance

The Bay Area dance community, and esteemed guests, have a lot lined…

San Francisco Ballet goes boldly into the future

The most thrilling number in San Francisco Ballet’s 2018 opening gala was…

Dance fest fills every nook at Grace Cathedral

Organizers of the upcoming fifth annual San Francisco Movement Arts Festival on…

SF Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ a dazzling tradition

It wouldn’t be the holiday season in The City without San Francisco…

Detour dance’s ‘Fugue’ journeys from SF to a fabled city

“Huge” is the first word detour dance founders Kat Cole and Eric…

It’s that ‘Nutcracker’ time of year

The season brings plentiful takes on the famous ballet with the familiar…

SAFEhouse sets the stage at new Tenderloin home

Dance aficionados wondering where to find cutting-edge performances need look no further…

‘From Shadows’ a story ballet about homelessness

San Francisco choreographer Marika Brussel has a clear goal with her world-premiere…

Angel Island a historical setting for Lenora Lee’s ‘Walls’

San Francisco choreographer Lenora Lee’s monumental aim for “Within These Walls,” her…

Fall 2017 Arts Preview: Dance

The Bay Area dance community thrives, with performances from seasoned and emerging…

Indian dance traditions thrive in SF

Charlotte Moraga is dedicated to continuing the ancient art of Kathak, the…

SF Ethnic Dance fest lights up War Memorial

The title of the San Francisco Dance Festival’s 39th anniversary program “Uniting…

SFDanceworks rolls smoothly into second season

Judging by its second season program, SFDanceworks is nicely fulfilling its mission…

‘Walking Distance’ fest serves up lovely dancers

Gorgeous dancers, plentiful videos and themes with indeterminate messages characterized the opening…

Victor Fung brings charm to the dance floor

Hong Kong- and London-based choreographer Victor Fung, of Victor Fung Dance, presents…

International fest promises unique dance, drama and music

The 14th San Francisco International Arts Festival, an 11-day showcase opening May…

Smuin reveals true artistry in ‘Dance Series 02’

If it wasn’t apparent before, Smuin, under the guidance of artistic director…

Big instruments, cool dance in ‘Touch Bass’

Dancers and musicians unite in intriguing and inventive ways in “Touch Bass.”…