Dance

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.”…

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…