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By Paul Parish | April 25, 2018

San Francisco Ballet ends their season with a splashy festival of new works. They've been building towards this all season.

By Paul Parish | April 11, 2018

How could I have been so wrong? Last week the National Ballet of Canada danced Nijinsky: a Ballet by John Neumeier so musically and with such conviction, they completely reversed my first impression.


By Paul Parish | March 28, 2018

There has not been a more entertaining evening in the Opera House for years than last week's Jerome Robbins show danced by the San Francisco Ballet.

By Paul Parish | March 14, 2018

The atmosphere was electric in the Opera House last Thursday for San Francisco Ballet's revival of "Frankenstein."


By Paul Parish | February 21, 2018

San Francisco Ballet slid into a slump just after the season opened, with two programs of mixed bills, one of them above average and the other - well, the best said about Program 3 is that the dancers saved it.

By Paul Parish | January 31, 2018

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.


By Paul Parish | January 24, 2018

Thousands of people came out despite intermittent rain for the Gala Opening Night of San Francisco Ballet's 85th season.

By Paul Parish | December 20, 2017

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.


By Roberto Friedman | December 20, 2017

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."

By Paul Parish | November 29, 2017

The Joffrey Ballet put on a fun evening's entertainment two weekends ago in Berkeley.


By Paul Parish | November 1, 2017

Michelle Dorrance's tap dancers performed last Friday night at Zellerbach Hall.

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By David-Elijah Nahmod | March 11, 2017

Nearly a century ago, Rudolf Valentino became one of the era's biggest stars when he danced a Tango with actress Alice Terry in the 1921 film "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse." The tango is still considered a dance of seduction.

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