Politics & Scandal
Leigh Donlan reports from ground zero of contemporary dance in San Francisco:
The arts are the best insurance policy a city can take on itself.
– Woody Dumas, former Mayor of Baton Rouge
San Francisco was once a magnet for artists, an ideal place for them to settle and thrive. …Read more →
Before New York City Ballet sprang five world premières on its discriminating public this season – four of them by young male choreographers – it lured us into lush, familiar spaces with Peter Martins’ full-length Swan Lake and a double bill pairing Balanchine’s Liebeslieder Walzer and Tschaikovsky Suite No. 3…Read more →
Wit and splendor abound in this retelling of Pinocchio by Swedish choreographer Pär Isberg and his collaborators – Jérôme Kaplan (costumes), Bo-Ruben Hedwall (set), Aya Mok (props), and Billy Chan (lighting).Read more →