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San Jose, CA October 1, 2018—While some major ballet companies bring authenticity to their annual Nutcracker by adhering to tradition, San Jose's The New Ballet creates their own tradition by making the Nutcracker a familiar relative within the San Jose family. For this year's Nutcracker the New Ballet has announced a collaboration that...

In what they've described as "our most ambitious festival ever," the organizers of San Francisco Dance Film Festival have announced the winners of this year's competition. The following filmmakers and choreographers have won awards in the following categories:

CA$H provides $3,000 grants to individual artists and organizations based in the Bay Area, for support of an artistic project. The program seeks to support artistic projects that represent the many diversities of Bay Area dance community (race, genre, age, gender, ability, experience, location). The deadline to submit an application is Tuesday, ...

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (9 August 2018)—Smuin Contemporary Ballet has announced the addition of five new dancers and two visiting artists to the stage. Ian Buchanan, Maggie Carey, Alysia Chang, Peter Kurta, Tess Lane, Mattia Pallozzi, and Max van der Sterre will be joining the Company for its 25th Anniversary celebration.

Detour Dance has announced they are encouraging entries for the 7th Tiny Dance Film Festival, a film festival based in San Francisco that features short dance films, of ten minutes or less, submitted from around the world. The Tiny Dance Film Festival gives priority to films that "stretch into new territory, challenge dominant narratives and most...

San Francisco July 26, 2018—San Francisco Ballet School has announced that faculty member and former San Francisco Ballet Soloist Dana Genshaft has been selected by the Princess Grace Foundation to receive the Princess Grace Award in Choreography. The award includes financial assistance and support as an emerging choreographer.

SAN FRANCISCO, Tuesday, July 10, 2018—San Francisco Ballet has announced that former Principal Dancer Aaron Robison will return to the Company for the 2019 Season. Robison originally joined San Francisco Ballet as a principal dancer in 2016. He left San Francisco Ballet in 2017 and performed with English National Ballet as a lead principal before...

June 22, 2018—Next month Julia Adam Dance presents the fifth in a series of annual dance performances and dinners held outdoors. For this year's piece, called QuintEssence, retired San Francisco Ballet principal dancer Joanna Berman is coming out of retirement to perform the choreography of her close friend Julia Adam. Julia and Joanna graciously...