San Francisco Ballet ends their season with a splashy festival of new works. They've been building towards this all season.
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.
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.
The atmosphere was electric in the Opera House last Thursday for San Francisco Ballet's revival of "Frankenstein."
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.
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.
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.