Dance

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Victoria Looseleaf - July 15, 2022

With Gustavo Dudamel now music director in Paris too, this summer’s performances could be the start of an ongoing collaboration for the LA Phil.

Jonathan Curiel - June 27, 2022

Chanel “Byb” Bibene brings his dance piece about sartorial reinvention to the SF International Arts Festival.

Peter Feher - June 21, 2022

Big premieres and interesting collaborations highlight a remarkably varied season.

Janos Gereben - May 31, 2022

Netia Jones directs SFS musicians, dancer Adji Cissoko, and actor Bruce Davison in a striking production of Stravinsky’s theatrical chamber work.

Lou Fancher - May 24, 2022

The school’s annual Spring Festival returns this month, while 13 student and alumni dancers have been promoted within the company.

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.