Author: Joanna G. Harris

Joffrey Ballet 3/4/22

Joffrey Ballet Friday, March 4, 2022 8 PM Cal Performances: Zellerbach Auditorium Celebration! to Excess Jeremy Geffen, Director of Cal Performances welcomed the “masked” audience with the joyful news that the Joffrey Ballet had returned to the campus after two…

San Francisco Ballet: Don Quixote

  Don Quixote: San Francisco Ballet Saturday, February 26, 2022 8 PM Opera House, San Francisco BRAVO! The San Francisco Ballet, celebrating its last year under the direction of Helgi Tomasson, has pushed its performance skills to achieve an ultimate…

Smuin Ballet

Smuin Dance Series 1 Lesher Center for the Arts Walnut Creek, CA February 19, 2022 2 pm All the beautiful girls and boys… The program for the Smuin Dance Series 1 was delightful. It consisted of three works, two by…

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo Cal Performances February 5, 2022 Zellerbach Auditorium UC Berkeley Superb Entertainment What a wonderful gift the “Trocs” brought to Berkeley this weekend. The company was able to dispel the “pandemic” gloom, brighten our evening,…

San Francisco Ballet – Program 1

San Francisco Ballet: Program 1 Tuesday, February 1, 2022 TRIO (Tomasson: Tchaikovsky) MRS ROBINSON (World Premiere) (Marston: Davies) SYMPHONY IN C (Balanchine: Bizet) An Elegant Sufficiency. SF Ballet’s opening program on February 1, 2022 (the last season under the directorship…

San Francisco Ballet – Program 2

San Francisco Ballet: Program 2 January 3, 2022 War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco “Caprice” (Tomasson): “In the Night” (Robbins): “Blake Works” (Forsythe) Moving Right Along… The history of ballet, as we know it, goes back at least five centuries.…

Oakland Ballet’s NUTCRACKER

NUTCRACKER Oakland Ballet: Graham Lustig, Director Saturday, December 18, 2021 Paramount Theater, Oakland Oakland Ballet’s NUTCRACKER: Charming/Delightful Oakland’s Paramount Theater was allmost full with the enthusiastic audience that supports the Ballet’s performances. The event is dedicated and cast with all…

Mark Morris. Cal Performances, 12/17/21

Mark Morris Dance Group Cal Performances. Friday, December 17, 2021 8 PM Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley Holiday Hurrah! The Mark Morris Dance Group returned to UC Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall during the weekend of December 17-19, 2021. In other years Morris…

SFBallet: Nutcracker, 2021

San Francisco Ballet: NUTCRACKER Helgi Tomasson, Artistic Director December 10, 2021 San Francisco Opera House A Joyous Christmas Present Helgi Tomasson has been artistic director of the San Francisco Ballet for thirty-seven years. The coming 2022 season celebrates his retirement…

InkBoat

“Ink Boat” “These Are the Ones We Fell Among” Nov. 7, 2021 4 pm ODC Theater. San Francisco Existential Event “Existentialism: concerned with existence, especially human existence as viewed in the theories of existentialism.” Program notes tell us: “These Are…