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By Paul Parish | March 10, 2020

San Francisco Ballet had a triumph last Friday night. It was the best dancing, the best of everything so far this year, new pleasures of many kinds, in their stellar production of Balanchine's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (1962).

By Philip Mayard | March 10, 2020

Robert Carter's astounding career with Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo has pushed his body to perform physical feats beyond that of a steel worker on a daily basis for 25 years.


By Advertising Department | February 25, 2020

'INSIDE PRIDE', the official magazine of San Francisco Pride is now accepting space reservations.

By Paul Parish | February 18, 2020

San Francisco Ballet was back in the Opera House for a two-week run continuing through Sunday, with a pair of great mixed bills. Each was like a three-course meal, each piece a world unto itself, but linked like islands in an archipelago.


By Philip Mayard | February 18, 2020

Just three months before his death, Paul Taylor, who for years refused to name a successor, surprised the dance world by naming Michael Novak, a company dancer for just eight years, as Artistic Director-Designate.

By Cynthia Laird | January 29, 2020

This year marks the 10th annual Bay Area Reporter readers' poll, the Besties, and voting begins Thursday, January 30.


By Paul Parish | January 28, 2020

San Francisco Ballet is back in the Opera House, and they opened their season, Helgi Tomasson's 35th as artistic director, with a ballet that is sure to please.

By Paul Parish | January 21, 2020

San Francisco Ballet's Gala dances ticked off the boxes an Olympics judge might face: technique, style, artistry, showmanship, and musicality. Everybody gets an A.


By David Lamble | December 30, 2019

Director Alla Kovgan's captivating bio-doc "Cunningham" (1919-2009) provides a hypnotic view of the fabled gay star dancer/teacher Merce Cunningham's choreography.

By Paul Parish | December 17, 2019

Over the decades, "Nutcracker" has conquered the nation, and is an institution here greater even than in Russia.


By Philip Mayard | December 10, 2019

Former Smuin company dancer Rex Wheeler, a.k.a. Lady Camden, is rehearsing the lead role in "Santa Baby," a work created by late company founder Michael Smuin that will be the centerpiece of "The Christmas Ballet" LGBTQ+ Night on Thurs., Dec. 19.

By Roberto Friedman | November 12, 2019

"Stomp," the so-called "international percussion sensation," played A.C.T.'s Geary Theater in San Francisco for eight performances last week, and Out There and a lot of vicarious percussionists were in the house.


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