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Aimée Ts'ao - December 4, 2023

Bay Area choreographers Sarah Crowell and Keith Hennessy have nurtured conversation and community with their collaboration.

Aimée Ts'ao - November 27, 2023

There’s a mission at the root of the company, now four decades old, that will be on display in its Cal Performances debut.

Lou Fancher - November 6, 2023

Into the Dark features a diverse ensemble of blind and sighted performers and will have audiences using their senses in a different way.

Victoria Looseleaf - October 30, 2023

The choreographer reimagines Rudyard Kipling’s characters in a world that’s been thrown into chaos by rising sea levels.

Aimée Ts'ao - October 24, 2023

Having performed Mowgli onstage as a boy, Khan is now revisiting the story in Jungle Book reimagined.

Janos Gereben - October 9, 2023

With his San Francisco-based dance company, Makuakāne has long championed a tradition that others have overlooked.

Victoria Looseleaf - October 9, 2023

The company’s foundation for supporting North Indian classical arts recently reached a major endowment milestone.

Victoria Looseleaf - September 26, 2023

America’s oldest dance company launches its centennial celebrations with a retrospective show at The Soraya.

Janos Gereben - September 5, 2023

The annual tradition has flagged in recent years but will be resurrected under a new name at the Presidio this weekend.

Victoria Looseleaf - September 5, 2023

The New York City company founded by two Alvin Ailey alumni is having something of an L.A. moment.