Dance

Time is right for another Anna Halprin ‘Blank Placard Dance’

For nine decades, Anna Halprin has explored what it means to dance…

Robert Moses’ Kin turns 20 with ‘SILT’

In 1995, when Robert Moses launched his dance company Robert Moses’ Kin,…

S.F. Ballet 2016 Season

San Francisco Ballet has announced its 2016 repertory season. Subscriptions ($75-$1,504) go…

S.F. Ballet's ‘Romeo and Juliet’ fresh and vital

Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" is more than four centuries old: Ballet versions…

Alvin Ailey dancers brilliantly meld old and new

It’s not typical for a dance performance to begin as it did…

‘Swimmer’ makes waves at S.F. Ballet

The highlight of San Francisco Ballet's Program 7 is the premiere of…

S.F. Ballet's 'Shostakovich Trilogy' embraces politics, history

Choreographer and composer unite in San Francisco Ballet’s presentation of Alexei Ratmansky's…

Ready, set, dance anywhere!

When East Bay artist Beth Fein created dance anywhere in 2005, she…

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…