Dance

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

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

SF Ballet's ‘Trilogy’ a standard affair

Alexei Ratmansky’s “Shostakovich Trilogy” has been met with wide praise, and it…

Margaret Jenkins puts bones in new dance

Margaret Jenkins, a fifth-generation San Franciscan and maker of fearless and imaginative…

PUSH Dance premiere addresses Hunters Point cleanup

PUSH Dance Company choreographer Raissa Simpson has been building a body of…

ODC/Dance celebrates 43rd season

ODC/Dance's Kimi Okada is high-energy. She talks fast, thinks fast, and as…

Retelling of ‘Cinderella’ soars at SF Ballet, again

The San Francisco Ballet’s marvelously imaginative and entertaining “Cinderella” is back in…

Petronio dance troupe tackles resurrection with ‘Lazarus’

New York choreographer Stephen Petronio is known for works of coiled kinetic…

New York dancer Jenifer Ringer recalls life in ballet

Former New York City Ballet principal dancer Jenifer Ringer is ready to…

Black choreographers in the spotlight

Getting on the public radar presents some unique challenges for many black…

Hamburg Ballet triumphs again with “Midsummer”

Hamburg Ballet, which visited the War Memorial Opera House for an all-too-brief…

Company C debuts Susan Jaffe piece

American ballet dancer Susan Jaffe, famous for her exemplary 21-year career as…

ODC series spotlights Persian dance

Shahrzad Khorsandi and Farima Berenji, both Bay Area performers of Iranian descent,…

SF Ballet’s ‘Giselle’ could use more drama

The San Francisco Ballet opened its 81st season with “Giselle,” a nearly…

Choreographer Jess Curtis updates ‘Research’

The fact that most people in the Western world aren’t aware of…

Ups, downs in S.F. Ballet 81st season gala show

San Francisco Ballet rang in its 81st season Wednesday night at the…

Robert Moses dances again in ‘RISE’

Acclaimed San Francisco choreographer Robert Moses hasn’t danced onstage in about a…

Winter Dance Guide

Local and visiting troupes kick off another vibrant Bay Area dance season.…

Random Dance goes ‘FAR’

Wayne McGregor, the bold and brainy British rock star of the dance…

Liss Fain Dance interprets Virginia Woolf

Choreographer Liss Fain’s literature-inspired work mixes the conventional (movement that doesn’t stray…

Season’s greetings in SF Ballet ‘Nutcracker’

Legend has it that Tchaikovsky was not satisfied with his “Nutcracker” score.…