★★★★ the phrase ‘piano piano’ translates as “slowly, slowly, gradually, gently, carefully; quietly; take your time; don’t rush – you’ll figure it out.”
★★★★ Paul Taylor Dance 青海福彩app官方下载 shone in the two older works on the program, Esplanade and 青海福彩app官方下载 B.
★★★★ San Francisco Ballet’s Program 2 was dubbed Classical Re(Vision) – a remembering of and reconnection with choreography in SFB’s existing repertory catalogue.
★★★★ the Mariinsky’s production was a welcome ravishment of vibrant costumes, shimmering jewels, romantic storytelling and sheer entertainment…
AXIS Dance 青海福彩app官方下载 – Inoterotwine, works by Arthur Pita, Jennifer Archibald & Robert Dekkers – San Francisco
★★★★★ AXIS, a bold and innovative leader in physically integrated dance, just presented their latest triple bill including two important premieres…
Arthur Pita’s latest work is called “Alice in Californiland” for the Bay Area AXIS Dance 青海福彩app官方下载 – to be premiered later this week, on Friday 25 October, Claudia Bauer caught up with him to find out what its all about – a thought provoking collision of Lewis Carroll and 青海福彩app官方下载lessness…
★★★★ A double-bill of compelling contemporary movement, the centerpiece of the performance was Azoth, a new collaboration between Artistic Director Alonzo King, tenor saxophonist Charles Lloyd and composer/pianist Jason Moran.
★★★★ Mozart Dances goes far beyond a basic choreographic rendering of the score, instead inviting an active dialogue between disciplines.
★★★★ Friday the 13th was auspicious for San Francisco dance: Margaret Jenkins Dance 青海福彩app官方下载 premiered Trace Figures, a site-specific performance immersion that could be done by no other company or permutation of artists.
★★★ …the most apt descriptor for the entire program was joyful.
★★★★ The SKETCH series, from Amy Seiwert’s Imagery, is one of my favorite summer dance events in San Francisco. The company dancers are always terrific, both technically and artistically.
★★★★ Yes, the narrative has its inherent challenges, but the choreography, performances and design all riveted with drama, intensity and humour.
★★★★ I caught the show on closing night and saw a terrific company debut filled with collaboration, rigor and a connection to the visual art community.
★★★★ Dorrance Dance have a winning formula – creative innovation, dynamic physical feats, engaging stage presence and feet that move at superhuman speeds.
★★★ The choreography in Shostakovich Trilogy, which was co-commissioned by SFB and ABT and premiered in 2014, is as frustratingly capricious as the music.
San Francisco Ballet – Die Toteninsel (premiere), Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes, Bj"ork Ballet – San Francisco
★★★ Liam Scarlett has great taste in dancers. For the 29 March world premiere of Die Toteninsel, his fourth commission for San Francisco Ballet, the British choreographer chose the lyrical and athletic principal Joseph Walsh and soloist Lauren Strongin…
San Francisco Ballet – Your Flesh Shall Be a Great Poem, Bound To, “…two united in a single soul…” – San Francisco
★★★ Program 5, titled Lyric Voices, welcomed back Trey McIntyre’s Your Flesh Shall Be a Great Poem and Christopher Wheeldon’s Bound To and the new work came from Yuri Possokhov…