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February 16, 2021—Although San Francisco Ballet's Program 02 has been restrained by the distancing limitations of the pandemic, screening two archived performances, one new dance work created expressly for film is a serendipitous product of those limitations. Choreographer Myles Thatcher's premiere work COLORFORMS is named after a children's toy,...

February 9, 2021—At the age of 30 Myles Thatcher has distinguished himself, both as an established choreographer and by rising to the rank of Soloist with San Francisco Ballet. He has received numerous distinctions and created dances for prestigious companies such as San Francisco Ballet, New York City Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, and others. His latest...

Jan. 12, 2021—San José Dance Theatre Artistic Director Linda Hurkmans and Board President Ann Timoney announced today that one or more thieves had broken into their costume storage facility, stealing almost 100 costumes and costume pieces with a total worth of nearly $20,000.

September 16, 2020—In a live Q & A session today that attracted over 60 fans, Smuin Ballet's Artistic Director Celia Fushille painted an optimistic and energetic view of how her company is adapting and overcoming the obstacles of the pandemic. Social distancing in an art form that involves artists and audience in close, physical contact presents...

While the worldwide dance community has been on hold during the pandemic, San Francisco Ballet has been busy making major changes in the Company lineup for the 2021 season. Effective July 1, Soloists Wona Park and Max Cauthorn will be promoted to Principal Dancer, and Corps de Ballet dancers Ellen Rose Hummel, Diego Cruz, Lucas Erni, and Myles...

March 2, 2020—The innovative choreography of RAWdance includes the Concept Series, a salon for contemporary Bay Area choreographers; Double Exposure, a piece that portrays the work of 16 different West Coast choreographers; and ChoreoFest, a weekend festival of site-specific work by nine local companies in Yerba Buena Gardens. So it isn't...

February 28, 2020-Created in 1962 for New York City Ballet, George Balanchine's A Midsummer Night's Dream is his first original full-length ballet that he completed in America. First performed by Francisco Ballet in 1985, the Company has not presented this classic in 34 years. On March 6 San Francisco Ballet raises the curtain on this long-awaited...