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18th Annual CUBACARIBE Festival of Dance & Music Presents ACTS OF RESISTANCE, ACTS OF JOY In June
by A.A. Cristi - May 21, 2024

CubaCaribe has announced its 18th Annual Festival of Dance & Music featuring two weeks of world premieres, performances, master classes, and celebrations at venues in San Francisco.  ...

Hip Hop on the Plaza To Return to Celebrate San Francisco's Street Dance Culture
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 16, 2024

All The Way Live Foundation, in partnership with Market Street Arts and Creative Grounds, will present the return of Hip Hop on the Plaza. Learn more!...

Oakland Ballet Company to Celebrate Graham Lustig With Lustig LIVE!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 15, 2024

Oakland Ballet Company’s 2023-24 Season will conclude May 3 to 4 with Lustig LIVE!, a celebration of the choreography of Artistic Director Graham Lustig. Learn how to purchase tickets....

Review: DOS MUJERES at San Francisco Ballet
by Jim Munson - April 07, 2024

What did our critic think of DOS MUJERES at San Francisco Ballet? BroadwayWorld reviews this pairing of two very different ballets by Latina choreographers running through April 14th at the War Memorial Opera House....

sjDANCEco Presents Spring DANCE Festival in San Jose
by A.A. Cristi - April 05, 2024

Join sjDANCEco at their Spring DANCE Festival on April 27-28 in San Jose. This free event at Eastridge Center celebrates Bay Area Dance Week....

AXIS Dance Company Announces 2024 Choreo-Lab Fellowship Recipients
by Blair Ingenthron - March 20, 2024

AXIS Dance Company has announced the recipients of the 2024 AXIS Choreo-Lab Fellowship, taking place May 28–June 8, 2024 in Berkeley, CA....

Elvis-inspired World Premiere By Annabelle Lopez Ochoa to Headline Smuin's 30th Season Finale
by Chloe Rabinowitz - March 18, 2024

Smuin's 30th season will end with a unique Elvis-inspired world premiere by renowned choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa. Learn more and see how to purchase tickets! ...

Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at San Francisco Ballet
by Jim Munson - March 14, 2024

What did our critic think of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at San Francisco Ballet? BroadwayWorld reviews the delightful production running through March 23rd at the War Memorial Opera House....

Photos: Go Inside Smuin Contemporary Ballet's Annual Gala
by Blair Ingenthron - March 09, 2024

Arts, community, and civic leaders came together to celebrate Smuin Contemporary Ballet at its Annual Gala, hosted by co-chairs John Konstin and Lee D. Baxter along with Smuin’s Board of Trustees and Friends of Smuin committee. Check out photos from inside the special event....

Review: SWAN LAKE at San Francisco Ballet
by Jim Munson - February 29, 2024

What did our critic think of SWAN LAKE at San Francisco Ballet? BroadwayWorld reviews the smashing production of the all-time classic running through March 3rd at San Francisco's War Memorial Opera House....

Oakland Ballet to Present Third Annual Dancing Moons Festival This Spring
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 08, 2024

Oakland Ballet Company's 2023-24 Season will continue in March with the third annual DANCING MOONS FESTIVAL....

San Francisco Ballet to Present Encore Performances of MERE MORTALS This Spring
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 02, 2024

Following the success of its recent world premiere, San Francisco Ballet will present the return of Mere Mortals this spring....

Smuin Gala Celebrates 30th Anniversary, Honors Artistic Director Celia Fushille March 3
by A.A. Cristi - January 31, 2024

Smuin Contemporary Ballet celebrates its 30th anniversary season with Smuin's Annual Gala, hosted by co-chairs John Konstin and Lee D. Baxter along with Smuin's Board of Trustees and Friends of Smuin host committee. ...

Review: MERE MORTALS at San Francisco Ballet
by Jim Munson - January 30, 2024

What did our critic think of MERE MORTALS at San Francisco Ballet? BroadwayWorld reviews the world premiere of 'Mere Mortals' at San Francisco Ballet, a wildly ambitious collaboration between much in-demand choreographer Aszure Barton and composer Sam Shepherd....

Diablo Ballet Continues Its 30th Season With The Romantic SLEEPING BEAUTY'S WEDDING And An Encore Of Gerald Arpino's FESTIVE CONFETTI
by A.A. Cristi - January 22, 2024

Diablo Ballet continues its 30th Season with the world premiere of 'Sleeping Beauty's Wedding' and an encore presentation of 'Confetti.' Join them on February 9th and 10th at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek, CA for a magical and festive ballet experience....

Principal Dancer Yuan Yuan Tan to Give Final Performance with San Francisco Ballet in MARGUERITE AND ARMAND
by Chloe Rabinowitz - January 12, 2024

San Francisco Ballet (SF Ballet) Principal Dancer Yuan Yuan Tan will give her final performance with San Francisco Ballet on Wednesday, February 14 at 7:30pm, dancing the role of Marguerite in Sir Frederick Ashton’s Marguerite and Armand at the War Memorial Opera House....

New Performance Traditions & Paul Dresher Ensemble Present THE REBIRTH OF APSARA By Charya Burt
by A.A. Cristi - January 02, 2024

In February Charya Burt's dance/theater work, The Rebirth Of Apsara will have two premiere performances. The Rebirth Of Apsara is re-imagined ancient Cambodian classical dance set to music by Chinary Ung, with a text by Kalean Ung featuring an international company of Cambodian dancers....

Smuin Honors Founder With Sinatra And Zorro Ballets In CELEBRATING MICHAEL SMUIN Ar Blue Shield of California Theater at YBCA, February 29 – March 3
by A.A. Cristi - January 02, 2024

Smuin Ballet celebrates founder Michael Smuin with a special program featuring the ballets 'Zorro!' and Sinatra tribute. Don't miss this one-week only event from Feb. 29 - Mar. 3 at the Blue Shield of California Theater at YBCA....

Review: NUTCRACKER at San Francisco Ballet Casts an Enchanting Spell for the Holidays
by Jim Munson - December 18, 2023

What did our critic think of NUTCRACKER at San Francisco Ballet? BroadwayWorld reviews San Francisco Ballet's magical production of the Tchaikovsky perennial running through December 30th at the War Memorial Opera House...

Smuin Contemporary Ballet to Celebrate 30th Anniversary Season With Smuin's Annual Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - December 15, 2023

Smuin Contemporary Ballet will celebrate its 30th anniversary season with Smuin’s Annual Gala, hosted by co-chairs John Konstin and Lee D. Baxter along with Smuin’s Board of Trustees and Friends of Smuin host committee....

Berkeley Ballet Theater With Post:ballet Present NUTCRACKER
by A.A. Cristi - November 14, 2023

Berkeley Ballet Theater with Post:ballet will introduce a bold and visionary Nutcracker ballet production that redefines the holiday classic. ...

Diablo Ballet's 30th Season To Open with THE NUTCRACKER SUITE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - October 30, 2023

Diablo Ballet opens its 30th Season with an expanded version of The Nutcracker Suite by Julia Adam and celebrates company dancer Amanda Farris’ 10th season....

Mark Foehringer's NUTCRACKER SWEETS Celebrates 15th Season At Cowell Theater at Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture
by A.A. Cristi - October 16, 2023

Mark Foehringer Dance Project|SF announces the 15th season of its annual holiday show, Mark Foehringer's Nutcracker Sweets, December 2-23, Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture....

San Francisco State School Of Theatre & Dance Presents PRAXIS: NEW MOVES - STUDENT CHOREOGRAPHY SHOWCASE, December 1-3
by A.A. Cristi - October 09, 2023

San Francisco State School of Theatre & Dance will present Praxis: New Moves. ...

Nancy Karp + Dancers Unveils 2024 Season With Musical Guests Friction Quartet
by Chloe Rabinowitz - October 09, 2023

Nancy Karp + Dancers announces its 2024 season at the Taube Atrium Theater in San Francisco. The program includes a world premiere set to music by Samuel Adams and the revival of 'fly through the night...' with music by David A. Jaffe. Don't miss the live musical accompaniment by Friction Quartet. ...

Single Tickets For San Francisco Ballet 2023–24 Season Programs On Sale Today
by A.A. Cristi - September 20, 2023

Get your tickets now for the San Francisco Ballet's 2023-24 season programs, including the exciting new shows 'Mere Mortals' and 'Carmen.' Don't miss out on this incredible lineup of performances....

RAWdance To Premiere LOVING STILL, December 8 - 10, at 836M
by A.A. Cristi - September 15, 2023

RAWdance develops new work Loving Still to premiere Dec 8 - 10. Supported by residency at 836M in San Francisco....

Mark Foehringer's NUTCRACKER SWEETS to Return for Its 15th Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - August 30, 2023

Celebrate the 15th season of Mark Foehringer's Nutcracker Sweets at Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture. Suitable for all ages with a running time of 50 minutes....




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