Dance

S.F. Ballet’s smashing ‘Don Quxote’ lives up to history

The old warhorse has wings: On Saturday afternoon, San Francisco Ballet's "Don…

Music in motion on S.F. Ballet double bill

Front and center, music is in its right place in San Francisco…

Classics win the day in S.F. Ballet Program 3

Old and new vied for attention at San Francisco Ballet's third program…

Bay Area black choreographers look past and forward

The Black Choreogaphers Festival, now in its 11th year, celebrates the theme…

Innovation drives Nederlands dancers

Nederlands Dans Theater Artistic Director Paul Lightfoot has a special enthusiasm for…

Cid Pearlman/Performance Projects constructs a dance

Keeping in tune with today’s maker culture, choreographer Cid Pearlman shows just…

Chung, corps triumphant in S.F. Ballet’s ‘Giselle’

Charming while alive, a true heroine in death, Giselle fascinates. The peasant…

S.F. Ballet's revival bonanza

Ballet doesn't get more dramatic and memorable as the sight of Yuan…

San Francisco Ballet, Helgi Tomasson shine in opener

When in doubt, start the show off with a gaggle of adorable…

Prima ballerina Wendy Whelan goes modern

Even before ending an amazing 30-year classical career just a few months…

Dancer-choreographer Chitresh Das dies at 70

Dancer, choreographer, composer and educator Chitresh Das died Sunday of acute aortic…

Deborah Slater Dance Theater premiere a military exercise

Writers are taught: “write about what you know.” But choreographer Deborah Slater…

Batsheva brings poetic ‘Sadeh21’ to Bay Area

When asked to describe “Sadeh21,” the 2011 full-length work Batsheva Dance Company…

S.F. Trolley Dances a moving festival

It's time again for the San Francisco Trolley Dances! Now in its…

Smuin Ballet is “Untamed” in new dance program

True to its eclectic signature, Smuin Ballet opens its 21st season this…

Joe Goode’s ‘Effeminate Gestures’ live on

There isn’t much that hasn’t already been said about Joe Goode, a…

Chitresh Das goes on an Indian-Spanish dance journey

Following the phenomenal success of his collaboration with tap superstar Jason Samuels…

Choreographer Maurya Kerr finds beauty in 'beast'

Maurya Kerr, choreographer and artistic director of the San Francisco-based troupe tinypistol,…

Flying without a net, Kreiter takes on homeless women

Displaying her feminist roots and expertise in outdoor site-specific work, aerial dance…

Foehringer explores ‘Sacred and Profane’

For San Francisco choreographer Mark Foehringer, whose new multimedia work is titled…