Last week was Chris Wheeldon Week in San Francisco, with Ballet in Cinema's broadcast of the Royal Ballet in Alice in Wonderland in Bay Area theatres, and the premiere of Cinderella at San Francisco Ballet. It [..]
[caption id="attachment_3272" align="alignnone" width="599"] Ramona Kelley and Vincent Chavez in Robert Moses' Bloom (Photo: David DeSilva, courtesy Oakland Ballet)[/caption]
What we thought of Oakland Ballet's daring updates of Les Biches, Le Spectre de la Rose (Bloom), and Pulcinella: read about it in our review in the Huffington Post.
Do Bay Area audiences realize how spoiled they are? We've got the opulent San Francisco Ballet, stylish Ballet San Jose, provocative ODC/Dance, mesmerizing Alonzo King, and so many more. One of the tiniest of the local reperto [..]
No shortage of near-naked beauty on display in Alonzo King LINES Ballet's 30th anniversary season, but the high points were Edgar Meyer's witty score for King's latest work, entitled Meyer and played live by his trio, and Kara Wilkes' heart-stopping [..]
A Merce Cunningham jewel anchors Ballet San Jose's smart, thought-provoking final program of the season, along with some of the most vibrant live music you will hear on any Bay Area stage. Check out our review in the Huffington [..]
Don't miss The Milissa Payne Project at The Garage on April 3rd and 4th in the premiere of their whimsical new work 'Up in the Air', set to Max Richter's radical surgical overhaul of the most overplayed piece of music in the Western world, Vivaldi's 'Four Seasons.' For more on Milissa Payne Bradley, check out our preview in the Huffington Post.
San Francisco Ballet's mixed bills of late seem to stand or fall on the choice of music; the dancing is damn near flawless, and the choreographers are world-class craftsmen. Our Huffington Post review of [..]