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San Francisco Ballet
75th Anniversary Season

San Francisco Ballet at 75
reviewed by Leland Windreich

To commemorate the achievements of the San Francisco Ballet on its fiftieth birthday, the late Steve Cobbett Steinberg wrote the text in 1983 for a volume dedicated to the company’s history (“San Francisco Ballet: the First Fifty Years”).

'The Nutcracker'
by Becca Hirschman
December 18, 2007 - War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, California


Nutcracker Wrap-Up

Nashville Ballet - 'The Nutcracker'
by Elizabeth McPherson
December 23, 2007 -- Tennessee Performing Arts Center, Nashville, TN

Nashville Ballet has grown enormously in strength and in number over the last decade.


Los Angeles Ballet ' The Nutcracker'
by Kathy Lee Scott
December 23, 2007 -- Royce Hall, Los Angeles, California

As one of the last Nutcrackers before Christmas, Los Angeles Ballet danced its heart out for a full audience at the matinee performance on December 23, 2007, in Royce Hall's theater on the UCLA campus.

Media City Ballet - 'The Nutcracker'
by Kathy Lee Scott
December 9, 2007 - Alex Theater, Glendale, California


The Awesome Madness of Hiroshe Koike
by Tom Ferraro

A reprint from The Journal Register

Forums Flashes
Direct from the CD forum...

San Francisco Ballet - 2008 Season
by bcx

"Helgi's gift for showcasing his dancers was very much on display."

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Pacific Northwest Ballet's Karel Kruz
by Dean Speer and Francis Timlin
"I was born in Cuba and grew up in a town called Holguin. My aunt was the director of the ballet school there and she encouraged me to start ballet. I started at the age of eight, but didn’t even know what ballet was! I switched to Havana when I was 14 – to the National Ballet School, graduating after three years in 1996 at 17 – I then spent two years with the National Ballet of Cuba."

Compañia Nacional de Danza in San Francisco - Preview and Interview

by Becca Hirschman

Nacho Duato’s Compañía Nacional de Danza will soar in and make its San Francisco debut at the end of February. Duato studied at the Rambert School in London, Maurice Béjart’s Mudra School in Brussels, and The Alvin Ailey American Dance Center in New York before pursuing a professional career, dancing with the Cullberg Ballet and Nederlands Dans Theater before trying his hand at choreography in 1983.


KDNY - 'Charges from Domremy'
by Carmel Morgan -- January 12, 2008, Dance Place, Washington, DC
The New York-based all-female modern dance troupe KDNY made an appearance at Washington, DC’s Dance Place on Saturday, January 12, 2008. As part of its tenth anniversary season, the company presented “Charges from Domremy,” an evening-length work about Joan D’Arc choreographed in 1998 by KDNY’s artistic director, Kathleen Dyer.

Rebecca Stenn Dance Company
by Elizabeth McPherson -- December 7, 2007, Dance New Amsterdam, New York City
This performance series marked the premiere of “Periphery,” a duet for choreographer Rebecca Stenn and Eric Jackson Bradley. The dance appeared to be about a relationship in which there is a strong connection between two individuals.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre - mixed repertory
by Elizabeth McPherson -- November 28, 2007, City Center, New York City
Opening night of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre’s 2007 New York season at City Center was a joyous occasion. Audience members, ushers, and ticket takers all seemed caught up in the excitement of the evening.

Washington Ballet Studio Company - mixed repertory
by Carmel Morgan -- January 17, 2008, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Millenium Stage, Washington, DC

Margaret Jenkins Dance Company - 'Other Suns'
by Becca Hirschman -- December 8, 2007, Project Artaud Theater, California

'The Studio'
by Carmel Morgan -- December 6, 2007, Signature Theater, Arlington, Virginia

Bode Lawal Sakoba Dance Theatre
by Thea Nerissa Barnes -- November 30, 2007, Robin Howard Dance Theatre, London

Ko Murobushi - 'Quick Silver'
byJuliet Neidish-- November 10, 2007, Theater for the New City, New York City

editors' choice

· VIII International Ballet Festival MARIINSKY
March 13-23, Mariinsky Theater, St. Petersburg, Russia
Different principal dancers from different companies dance in performances of "Glass Heart" and "Swan Lake."

· Flamenco Festival London 2008
March 3-16, Sadler's Wells, London
The Flamenco Festival London sees some of the world's finest flamenco dancers and musicians unite.



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