San Francisco Ballet opened their winter season with the greatest of all classical ballets, The Sleeping Beauty, in a thrilling show that continues through this weekend.
Thousands of people came out despite intermittent rain for the Gala Opening Night of San Francisco Ballet's 85th season.
San Francisco Ballet's Nutcracker, the longest-running complete production of this ballet in the country, opened its umpteenth annual run last week at the Opera House.
In a New York Times piece given the headline "10 Ways to Tell If Your 'Nutcracker' Is True to Tradition," dance critic Alistair Macaulay laid down the law about what does and does not constitute an authentic "Nutcracker."
The Joffrey Ballet put on a fun evening's entertainment two weekends ago in Berkeley.
Michelle Dorrance's tap dancers performed last Friday night at Zellerbach Hall.