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Janice Berman

Janice Berman was an editor and senior writer at New York Newsday. She is a former editor in chief of Dance Magazine.

Articles by this Author

Dance Review
October 13, 2018

Two distinguished groups forge a testament to the artistic possibilities of collaboration.

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Dance Review
October 8, 2018

A mysterious love triangle ignites the stunning dance duo’s latest, a collaboration with musical polymath Nitin Sawhney.

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Dance Review
October 2, 2018

Pepperland evokes the whimsy, melancholy, and optimism of the Beatles’ most iconic album.

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Feature Article
September 10, 2018

Our dance critic remembers the last great figure of modern dance.

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Upcoming Concert
August 14, 2018

Cal Performances hosts some of today’s leading companies, and local offerings go into full swing.

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Dance Review
July 17, 2018

The 40th edition spans the globe with dance from the frozen North to East Asia.

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Dance Review
July 2, 2018

An evening of premieres by women choreographers proves the power of embracing new challenges.

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Feature Article
May 15, 2018

American Ballet Theater makes the next move in righting a power imbalance; time for S.F. Ballet to step up.

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Dance Review
April 28, 2018

There are several standouts in this latest round of premieres for SFB.

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Dance Review
April 23, 2018

After only half the festival, Helgi Tomasson's company is already well-stocked with new pieces.

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Dance Review
April 12, 2018

A celebratory crowd thrills to brilliant dancers evoking the full spectrum of the American experience.

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Dance Review
March 22, 2018

S.F. Ballet's tour of the brilliant choreographer's work is cause for celebration.

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Dance Review
March 19, 2018

ODC and choreographer Brenda Way jump into the #MeToo moment with a deeply felt and powerful dance.

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Dance Review
March 3, 2018

Monchichi packs a lifetime of courtship rituals into a breathtaking hour.

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Dance Review
February 15, 2018

(Almost) everything is beautiful at the ballet.

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Dance Review
January 29, 2018

It’s a dance! It’s a lifestyle! It’s a whipped topping! Benjamin Millepied’s L.A. Dance Project seems to be about more than the movement implies.

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Dance Review
January 24, 2018

The durable company production is infused with some new blood, and a deep supporting cast.

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Dance Review
December 19, 2017

The Mark Morris Dance Group proves that good times remain timeless.

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Dance Review
December 16, 2017

San Francisco Ballet makes the past a present.

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Dance Review
December 2, 2017

Not really ready to retire, the iconic ballerina trades in her toe shoes for a remarkable duet with choreographer Brian Brooks.

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