Dance

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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.

Victoria Looseleaf - March 7, 2022

Inspired by a lost dance from 1952, this major new work is set to a score by jazz pianist/composer Jason Moran, performed live by Wild Up on March 19.

Janice Berman - March 1, 2022

SF Ballet’s production melds the classic story with terrific music, astonishing dancing, and splendid staging. Don’t miss it.

Janice Berman - February 11, 2022

Dancers go toe-to-toe with the unknowable in William Forsythe’s absorbing Blake Works I.

Emily Wilson - January 31, 2022

The dynamic dancer/choreographer/educator brings her company to the Hammer Theatre Feb. 4.

Emily Wilson - January 24, 2022

The San Mateo company made a name for itself with a hip-hop rendition of Nutcracker. Its 21st-century takes on Guys and Dolls and Cinderella premiere this spring.