Janice Berman was an editor and senior writer at New York Newsday. She is a former editor in chief of Dance Magazine.
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John Neumeier and the Hamburg Ballet's Midsummer Night's Dream isn't just neoclassicism on a grand scale, with dazzling costumes, magical settings, a full orchestra, and plenty of fine dancers — it's great fun.More about San Francisco Ballet »
As far as galas go, the one at Ballet San Jose welcoming the new Artistic Director spoke well for the company’s future.More about Ballet San Jose »
José Manuel Carreño, the new artistic director of Ballet San Jose, has a vision for the company that is globe-hopping and local, contemporary and neo-classical; a refreshed troupe that will hold its own near and far.More "José Manuel Carreño Lands at Ballet San Jose" »
Alonzo King Lines Ballet performs two works, one of which is inspired through line, poetry, and writing; all incorporated into the choreography.More »
A visit from the Nederland Dans Theater, ecstatically received on opening night, featured dancers that can handle any style, mood or mode, even in pursuit of the same theme — memory and regret — in each of two ballets.More about Cal Performances »