April Accounting

Just a few of the many dance happenings in April…

Alonzo King’s Lines Ballet gave the world premiere of Biophony, with a literally wild score

I grappled with Alexei Ratmansky’s Shostakovich Trilogy at San Francisco Ballet – why half-measures when you can go all the way?

Lines Ballet in Alonzo King's "Biophony." Photo © Quinn B. Wharton
Lines Ballet in Alonzo King’s “Biophony.” Photo © Quinn B. Wharton

The same could be asked of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, in its annual visit to Cal Performances

In other news, SF Ballet’s 2016 season is worth looking forward to

Next time you’re in a Tumi Luggage store, check out the posters featuring Dance Theatre of Harlem’s Alison Stroming, who told me about it in Pointe Magazine

Take a dip with SF Ballet’s Frances Chung, who shared her swim-workout tips with me in Dance Magazine

And now, we embark on an equally jam-packed May…