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Dancing For Pride: Fresh Meat Festival's 20th, online

Dancing For Pride: Fresh Meat Festival's 20th, online

By David-Elijah Nahmod

Fresh Meat Productions, a dance and performance troupe headed by trans dancer-choreographer Sean Dorsey, celebrates both Pride and its 20th anniversary with a two-week festival featuring more than 40 performers.

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By Jim Provenzano | April 13, 2021

Taking his art outdoors and on video, the always-innovative Sean Dorsey discussed his new dance works as part of the company's 2021 At-Home Season (April 16-18), and the new series, 'The Lost Art of Dreaming.'

By Paul Parish | January 19, 2021

San Francisco Ballet's recent online preview concert showcased newly commissioned dance films as well as previously recorded classic works in four new online programs for 2021.


By Jim Provenzano | January 10, 2021

The always innovative Amy Seiwert's Imagery will premiere the fourth dance film as part of the Sketch Films series online Jan. 15. Choreographer Ben Needham-Wood's 'What the Body Holds,' created with filmmaker Matthew McKee, features dancer Jenna Marie.

By Brian Bromberger | December 15, 2020

Holiday-themed music, choral and dance concerts continue, albeit in virtual formats, including San Francisco Ballet, San Francisco Symphony, Chanticleer, Kitka, Cal Performances, San Francisco Bach Choir, and more.


By Jim Provenzano | December 9, 2020

In a blend of classical ballet, pointe work and contemporary styles, the new Oakland-based company Ballet22 will premiere new dances recorded at SF's ODC Theater, some with a modern holiday edge.

By Philip Mayard | December 8, 2020

Throughout 2020, the artists at Smuin Contemporary Ballet have found success in spite of the pandemic. Not only have they kept their dancers working and their local audiences engaged, they've built new audiences in unexpected ways.


By Jim Provenzano | September 27, 2020

In these unprecedented times, artists still create. Dancers, choreographers and teachers are no exception. While the in-person physicality of a dance performance can't be fully recreated, some companies are doing their best.

By Cynthia Laird | September 18, 2020

In a continuing effort to receive support from readers, the Bay Area Reporter has launched its membership program.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | August 26, 2020

A San Francisco dance organization is responding to the national racial justice movement by launching a reparations program for the Black community.

By Jim Provenzano | July 22, 2020

Broadway Bares, the annual striptease music and dance fundraiser for AIDS charities, goes online for a special in-home viewing of the always sold out New York City event.


By Jim Provenzano | July 9, 2020

Choreographer Rory Davis (Baloney and multiple drag shows) enjoyed a few celebrity guests one of his recent 'Roryography' dance classes, including Darren Criss and John Stamos.

By Jim Provenzano | June 8, 2020

In previous years, the annual Fresh Meat Festival's been sold out, so this year the 19th annual diverse shows of transgender and queer performance, music and dance offers a bonus; everyone gets a front row seat! Online, that is.


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