Dance

Follow ballet and the Bay Area’s many independent dance companies here.

Janice Berman - October 3, 2016

Eloquent choreography and music without borders energize a timeless love tale from Azerbaijan.

Lou Fancher - August 3, 2016

Being a deaf dancer, says Antoine Hunter, is a two-way mirror in which you are acutely aware of the differences between how you see yourself and how others see you.

Lou Fancher - June 1, 2016

The long-running event features more than 400 dancers and musicians representing 20 world cultures.

Lou Fancher - May 9, 2016

It may sound esoteric, but contact improvisation is becoming more central to contemporary dance, and is even taught at corporate retreats.

Janos Gereben - February 16, 2016

The S.F. Ballet Orchestra is among the 2016 GRAMMY winners, along with other Bay Area-affiliated artists.

Lou Fancher - February 10, 2016

The Next Wave Choreographers Showcase, Feb. 20-21, is bursting with new talent and well-regarded mid-career artists doing challenging and ambitious work in a variety of styles.

Janos Gereben - January 19, 2016

The Ballet Orchestra will once again be in the pit for a 40th season of wide-ranging musical challenges.

Janos Gereben - November 23, 2015

Reports from S.F. Ballet dancers on their trip to China.

Janos Gereben - September 30, 2015

Five top ballet companies from around the world are joining for a day of free live streaming of their work, rehearsals, and performances.

Lou Fancher - September 10, 2015

The company’s ambitious six-performance, nine-ballet tour, Oct. 21-31, starts in Beijing and ends in Shanghai.