Dance

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…

Fall arts 2014: Dance

As is typical, the Bay Area’s vibrant dance scene boasts plenty of…

Turning five, Post:Ballet aims high

Among Western dance genres, ballet today remains close to its original form,…

Dancers delve deeply into music at ODC Music Moves Festival

Christy Bolingbroke, director of San Francisco’s ODC Theater, wants to make sure…

Dancer-choreographer Chris Black gets 'Tough'

“My name is John L. Sullivan and I can lick any son…

RAWdance decodes life of computer pioneer

The word “apple” conjures up sunny images: keeping the doctor away, a…

Arianne MacBean mixes words and movement

If you’ve ever attended a dance performance and wondered, “How did they…

Fresh Meat Festival promotes transgender artists

San Francisco might be the only city in the world where transgender…

Smith/Wymore dancers take on technological overlords

Sheldon B. Smith and Lisa Wymore, the husband-and-wife team of Smith/Wymore Disappearing…

‘This Lingering Life’ takes inspiration from noh

New York-based experimental playwright Chiori Miyagawa admittedly was hesitant at first about…

Walking Distance dance fest diverse as ever

Bay Area premieres by visiting choreographers with eclectic backgrounds are among the…

Balanchine, Robbins masterpieces close S.F. Ballet season

It's startling how new and challenging George Balanchine's "Agon" looks and sounds…

S.F. Ballet in all its glory in Program 7

Unlike tired or injured football or baseball players at the close of…

Lights, costumes, action: 20 years of Smuin Ballet

The challenge for any eponymously-named company is to faithfully perpetuate the spirit…

‘Dancing in Jaffa’ inspires peace in the Middle East

If the documentary “Dancing in Jaffa” has any influence, Pierre Dulaine, a…

Sean Dorsey tells stories with dance

One way to grab an audience’s attention is to tell a compelling…

Hope Mohr Dance presents provocative premieres

Questions are what fuel San Francisco choreographer Hope Mohr. While the collective…

S.F. Ballet's 'Rite of Spring' returns with a bang

San Francisco Ballet's varied Program Six serves up neoclassical elegance and athletic…