Dance

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

Aimée Ts'ao - January 23, 2024

Having absorbed many different techniques, Barton is less interested in stretching boundaries than obliterating them.

Janos Gereben - January 22, 2024

The contemporary choreographer’s influence has been felt well beyond the Bay Area, becoming part of the fabric of modern dance.

Victoria Looseleaf - January 22, 2024

The famed choreographer says Shakespeare and Prokofiev are only the starting points for this modern telling, which arrives in L.A. next week.

Victoria Looseleaf - January 8, 2024

To demonstrate community resilience, Jacques Heim’s daredevil dance troupe Diavolo takes The Soraya’s stage.

Lou Fancher - December 18, 2023

An advocate for the Deaf community, as well as for increased human understanding, Hunter has found his voice and purpose in dance.

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.