Solo Form: Nora Chipaumire

I WAIT IN GREAT ANTICIPATION for Nora Chipaumire’s homecoming… her San Francisco Bay Area premiere of Miriam at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Forum February 13-15, 2014. To […]

Flying Somewhere New: Introducing the Center for Dance and Aerial Arts, in Conversation with Joanna Haigood

My relationship with heights is not a good one. I’m no fan; we’ve never been friends; and I would even characterize our co-existence as mildly contentious. For me, the ground […]

New View

With fresh faces popping up constantly, the local Bay Area dance community is a unique blend of seasoned and new perspectives. In Dance caught the new view from the new […]

To Russia With Love: FACT/SF’s Trans-Siberian Tour

What do Annie Leibovitz, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and FACT/SF have in common? They’re all cultural ambassadors to Russia through the U.S. State Department’s American Seasons program, which promotes the […]

Community Perspectives: Looking Back at 2012

We asked our readers to share memories of this past year: to think back to classes taken; performances attended, danced in or created; events that happened; even, trips taken. We […]

Mary Sano and the Duncan Legacy

It is a typical Sunday afternoon at the Mary Sano Studio of Duncan Dancing. The sounds of Chopin, Gluck and Schubert provide the soundtrack as a light breeze caresses the […]

Welcome, Dec 2012

With a smile on my face, I’m giddy reporting that my mind, body and heart are renewed and refreshed from spending a few glorious weeks in Italy. My favorite part […]

SPEAK: An Ever-larger Disappearing Act

I make site-specific dance installations, and am working on a big, breathy, dreamy, amorphous, maddening piece that will show up in the Bay Area this winter, wandering through four different […]

Abadá Capoeira: the Spirit of Brazil

By Mary Ellen Hunt “I want the pieces to flow like water from one to the next,” says Márcia Treidler, evoking a serpentine image of a river of music, dance […]

Welcome, Sep 2012

It has been a busy summer. It started with me waking up one morning with a sharp pain in my lower right abdomen that became appendicitis and within a few […]