Dance History According to Drag, Jun 2007

“A dancer’s life is a realist’s life,” says the woman onstage in a weary, regal voice. ...


Signature Style: Eclectic Ethnic

The roster of artists for the 29th San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival (EDF) can read like a ...


San Francisco Conservatory Takes on Forsythe

After seeing Alex Ketley’s Careless at last summer’s WestWave Dance Festival, audience members ...


The Noodle Factory is Dead, Long Live the Noodle Factory

Right now all you can see is beams and plywood walls, but by early 2008 the Oakland Noodle Factory ...


Pleasure and the Body

It seems that dance should be the one place where the pleasure of the body is paramount—that the ...


Dancing Masculinity

This month Scott Wells and Dancers turns fifteen. Looking back on my first choreographic effort, I ...


Fain Opens the Flood Gates

On June 8 & 9, Liss Fain Dance will premiere Flood, gracing the stage of the YBCA Theater with ...


Farewell to Muriel; Review: San Francisco Ballet, May 26, 2007

San Francisco’s Opera House is so well-proportioned you may not notice how huge in fact it is – ...


First You Must Observe

Shortly after WWII, educators in Reggio Emilia, Italy came together determined to ensure that ...