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February 2021

Smuin Ballet

A Ballet and Modern Dance Information Resource

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Erica Felsch in “Fever” in Smuin Contemporary Ballet’s Long disDANCE Love. Photo: Chris Hardy   Frances Chung and Ulrik Birkkjaer in Balanchine's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Choreography by George Balanchine © The Balanchine Trust; Photo © Erik Tomasson

Updated February 22, 2021

Check with venues for performance, dates and times.

Jan 21 – Feb 10

San Francisco Ballet
A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Archival capture. (Mendelssohn// Balanchine)

Streaming access available beginning 6:00 pm on Jan 21.
Feb. 11 - March 3
San Francisco Ballet
Digital Program 2
Composers: Johann Sebastian Bach, Philip Glass, Michael Nyman Choreographer: Dwight Rhoden
Choreographer: Myles Thatcher
Composer: Leroy Anderson Choreographer: Mark Morris
Streaming access available beginning 6:00 pm on Feb 11.
Feb. 11-13, 7:30 pm
Feb. 14, 4:00 pm
Smuin Contemporary Ballet
Long disDance Love

Featuring the Company’s signature fusion of classical and contemporary ballet. Includes added Smuin classics “The Eternal Idol” (in the February 11 & 13 programs) and the balcony pas de deux from “Romeo & Juliet” (in the February 12 & 14 programs).
Streaming online
Feb. 12, 5:15 PM
Drinks & a Dance
Dead Reckoning
Choreography by KT Nelson explores our relationship to nature: how tiny we are in its magnitude, how vulnerable to its changes.
Feb. 19-20, 7:00 pm
Jess Curtis/Gravity
Beyond Gravity 2021

Radical, intersectional, body-based online performances and films, featuring nine emerging and early career Bay Area artists
Feb. 19-21 & 26-28
Diablo Ballet
Balanchine & Beyond

A virtual on-demand presentation of Who Cares?, Berceuse, Two One Self, The Sleeping Beauty Wedding Pas de Deux, Variations and Coda. Filmed in studio early February and streamed virtually. The link will be available for viewing as many times as you like whenever you like on the weekend of your choice.
Feb. 21, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Disney Trivia Night
To benefit San Jose Dance Theatre

30 questions all about your favorite Disney movies and a grand prize of a $100 shopDisney.com gift card as well as a year subscription to SJDT's amazing online shows. All proceeds go to help SJDT replace their stolen costumes.
Feb. 26
sjDANCEco Re-Envisioned Series
Shakespeare Dances

From the company's 10th Anniversary, 2013 - featuring José Limón's Masterpiece "The Moor's Pavane" inspired by Shakespeare's "Othello".
Feb. 26-27
Merde Project
A virtual premiere featuring 6 artists each telling their own unique stories though 6 original dance films.

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