15 OCTOBER 2013

Is Ballet Dead? Not in Milwaukee.

Luz San Miguel and Davit Hovhannisyan in Michael Pink’s Romeo and Juliet (Photo: Rick Brodzeller)


Classical ballet has always been an art of belief. It does not fare well in cynical times. – Jennifer Homans, Apollo’s Angels (2010)

In 2010, Jennifer Homans wrote a searing eulogy for ballet, in …

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San Francisco Dance Film Festival Closes With a Bold Experiment

Vanessa Thiessen and Justin Andrews in KT Nelson’s FROM THE BEGINNING (Photo courtesy SFDFF)

A very grumpy Ballet To The People turned up late to the closing night of the San Francisco Dance Film Festival, having crawled into town from Oakland Airport at approximately 2 miles per hour over the …

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25 FEBRUARY 2013



#ifIhadglass Ballet To The People ( would invite Bay Area dance companies to collaborate on a dance film called Glass Dances, celebrating the oddity, charm and inventiveness of San Francisco and the Bay Area, to be shot at various iconic Bay Area locations.

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I Can Dance! Make It Happen.

Scary but true:

For the first time in history, children today are projected to have a shorter life expectancy than their parents. –

Be part of the solution! Contribute to the making of a new film that spotlights the National Dance Institute (NDI) – the brainchild of New York …

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