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This month, Oakland’s AXIS Dance Company celebrates 25 years of physically integrated dance and leading-edge contemporary choreography. Dance Magazine gave a nod to this historic occasion with a news item by yours truly. http://www.dancemagazine.com/issues/April-2013/Dance-Matters-Keep-On-Turning
Tickets are sold out, but get a scalped seat if you can – “Darbar” is quite wonderful! I reviewed it here for the San Francisco Chronicle.
Midway through the new documentary Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance, American Ballet Theatre artistic director Kevin McKenzie, who danced with the Joffrey from 1974 to 1978, says with barely concealed pique that the Joffrey was always considered the “current events … Continue reading
Joan Lazarus is a hero in the Bay Area dance community, and it’s time for the Bay Area dance community to be a hero to Joan. Partly because she is a delightful person, but mostly because for twenty years (20!) … Continue reading
If you’re prepared to get to SF this weekend – in spite of the bridge closure – check out Holly Johnston/Ledges and Bones in Want, a very cool new contemporary piece premiering at ODC. Read all about it in today’s Ovation section. … Continue reading
Robert Dekkers’s Post:Ballet launches its second home season with shows tonight and tomorrow night at the Herbst Theater in San Francisco. Should be an adventurous and beautifully danced performance. Sincere thanks to the SF Arts Monthly for publishing my feature story … Continue reading