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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

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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Dance Review
November 28, 2017

The first American to join the Bolshoi Ballet relates the story of his rise, fall, and hard-won comeback.

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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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