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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
November 21, 2017

The Chicago company serves a foolproof recipe: four intriguing pieces danced to perfection.

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Dance Review
September 25, 2017

Strong dancing marks an auspicious beginning to the company’s 24th season.

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Dance Review
May 12, 2017

Choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s dance version of the Tennessee Williams classic pulls no punches.

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Dance Review
April 28, 2017

Despite one error in the middle innings, the venerable troupe brought it home with a grand slam.

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Dance Review
April 18, 2017

Vanessa Zahorian and Davit Karapetyan bid farewell to S.F. Ballet with fire and grace.

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Dance Review
April 7, 2017

Splendid new choreography meets impeccable dancing in Program 7.

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Dance Review
March 21, 2017

The troupe delivers stunning performances of two West Coast premieres and, of course, Revelations.

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Dance Review
March 14, 2017

The latest collaboration between Crystal Pite and Jonathon Young grapples with personal tragedy and PTSD.

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Dance Review
March 12, 2017

San Francisco Ballet loses its head.

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Dance Review
February 17, 2017

Batsheva Dance Company goes Gaga without apologies.

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Dance Review
January 28, 2017

S.F. Ballet’s resident choreographer delivers a new work revisiting the Russian Revolution.

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Dance Review
January 27, 2017

Choreographer Jiří Bubeníček adds another remarkable, new work to the company’s repertory.

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Dance Review
November 15, 2016

Madness and high art mingle in this kaleidoscopic one-dancer show.

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Dance Review
October 3, 2016

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

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Dance Review
May 31, 2016

Liam Scarlett’s new story ballet is co-produced by San Francisco Ballet and headed here next season.

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Dance Review
April 11, 2016

Justin Peck's dazzling choreography, and Sufjan Stevens' now-classic score The BQE provide a winning hand In the Countenance of Kings.

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Dance Review
April 7, 2016

The premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's quiet, piano ballet is the highlight of a strong program.

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April 1, 2016
It’s not often that a new, full-length ballet with a commissioned score from a top-rank composer makes its appearance, but 2017 will feature one by celebrated choreographer Liam Scarlett....
Dance Review
March 31, 2016

Great company seeks great choreographer. The Ailey company won’t disappoint in its repertory items, which is reason enough to see them.

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Dance Review
March 21, 2016

Brenda Way, KT Nelson, and Kimi Okada’s Oberlin Dance Collective is still going strong at 45.

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