Dance

Bust a move at Bay Area Dance Week

Bay Area Dance Week kicks off on Friday, and everyone is invited…

SF Ballet announces 2018 season

San Francisco Ballet has announced its 2018 repertory season. Subscriptions ($85-$2,592) go…

Izzies honor the best of 2015-16 Bay Area dance

An inspirational time was had by all at the 31st annual Izzie…

Rhythm unites tap, Indian classical dancers

One of the ways classical Indian dancers Rina Mehta and Rachna Nivas…

Stagecraft overpowers dance in SF Ballet’s ‘Salome’

It’s easy to see how choreographer Arthur Pita was inspired by David…

Creature is best feature of SF Ballet’s ‘Frankenstein’

The best parts of San Francisco Ballet’s “Frankenstein” are well known from…

SF Ballet goes boldly into the future

For artistic director Helgi Tomasson and San Francisco Ballet, it’s not enough…

2017 Winter Arts Preview: Dance

San Francisco Ballet Program 1: Helgi Tomasson’s “Haffner Symphony,” Jirí Bubenícek’s Fragile…

Gregory Dawson finds truth in panoramic dance

San Francisco choreographer Gregory Dawson is preparing for a homecoming as his…

SF Ballet goes contemporary in 2017 gala

There were tutus in just two of 11 numbers in San Francisco…

SF’s wild, wonderful Dance Brigade going strong at 40

San Francisco’s Dance Brigade is marking 40 years of art and activism…

13th Floor’s ‘Stairs’ is whimsical, watchable

Five limber, uniquely expressive performers go on a wild ride in 13th…

Rex Wheeler’s ‘We Three Kings’ new to Smuin ‘Christmas Ballet’

Bay Area choreographer Rex Wheeler’s new dance for Smuin’s 2016 edition of…

Holiday Dance 2016: Sugarplums abound!

Toe shoes are on for the season’s festivities, with “Nutcrackers” galore, and…

‘Terrain’ offers new attitudes about aging women

Oakland-based artist-choreographer Kate Mitchell got the idea for her newest project, “Terrain,”…

Major milestones for Carola Zertuche’s Theatre Flamenco

For her 10th anniversary as artistic director of Theatre Flamenco of San…

Kendra Kimbrough Dance turns 20 with two premieres

As she has for two decades, Kendra Kimbrough Barnes isn’t shying away…

SF Dance Film fest kicks off seventh edition

The seventh annual San Francisco Dance Film Festival, a four-day lineup of…

Thrilling Nureyev docu-drama kicks off SF dance film fest

The U.S. premiere of “Rudolf Nureyev-Dance to Freedom,” which cleverly recreates how…

‘Unspoken’ a gorgeous film-dance collaboration

Dance Theatre of San Francisco is doing something different for its fourth…