Dance

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Emily Wilson - May 9, 2022

The famed choreographer unveils a new collaborative work at YBCA May 13–22. It’s another opportunity for seeking truth, he says.

Janice Berman - May 6, 2022

Frances Chung is spectacular in a redemptive and breathtaking third act.

Janice Berman - April 26, 2022

SF Ballet’s moving tribute featured beautifully matched excerpts from works choreographed by the departing artistic director.

Victoria Looseleaf - April 24, 2022

The SF Ballet’s principal ballerina and others talk openly about their own battles in a high-stress, physically demanding profession.

Lily O'Brien - April 18, 2022

Artist Ranu Mukherjee and choreographer Hope Mohr talk about their in-depth collaboration.

Janice Berman - April 9, 2022

Helgi Tomasson’s Prism is a fitting highlight to celebrate the artistic director’s spectacular career.

Victoria Looseleaf - April 4, 2022

The choreographer talks about the groundbreaking work she and her group have done and what makes them distinctive.

Janice Berman - March 17, 2022

SF Ballet’s pairing of the venerable La Sylphide with an Alexei Ratmansky premiere is a roaring success. 

Victoria Looseleaf - March 15, 2022

Choreographer John Neumeier stages Bach’s masterful oratorio with the dancers of the Hamburg Ballet.

Janice Berman - March 8, 2022

The West Coast premiere of Nicolas Blanc’s Under the Trees’ Voices stands out among works first premiered digitally in 2021.