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Dance

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

Upcoming Concert
June 7, 2019

YBCA hosts The Exceptionally Elderly Overweight Black Man Phoenix on June 14.

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Dance Review
May 13, 2019

The troupe’s mélange of percussive dance with cutting-edge electronics and live music brings down the house at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

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May 13, 2019
Student work is presented alongside pieces by some of ballet’s greatest choreographers....
Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
May 13, 2019

The premiere of Inferno is just part of the evening-length ballet envisioned by the prolific composer.

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Upcoming Concert
May 10, 2019

The award-winning Orihara explores the intersection of American and Japanese modern-dance traditions as expressed by women choreographers.

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Dance Review
May 8, 2019

The choreographer’s humanity and storytelling ability combine with superb performances.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
April 22, 2019

Esa-Pekka Salonen and Peter Sellars explore the lost world of Persèphone.

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April 22, 2019
Look for big hits including Cinderella and Romeo & Juliet....
April 19, 2019
The Mariinsky Ballet, Renée Fleming, and a reimagined Scott Joplin opera are only a few of the standout attractions....
Artist Spotlight
April 16, 2019

The groundbreaking director and librettist talks about his reimagined Perséphone, his fascination with Stravinsky, and the role of the artist today.

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