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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago for Cal Performances. (photo credit: Todd Rosenberg) Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo San Francisco Ballet's Mathilde Froustey in Tomasson/Possokhov's Don Quixote. (photo © Erik Tomasson)
 
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo. (Photo credit: Sascha Vaughn)
 
Updated January 26, 2019
Check with venues for performance, dates and times.
Jan. 4-5, 8:00 pm
FRESH Festival 2019
Weekend One: Sara Shelton Mann, Byb Kongo Bibene, Aleta Hayes. San Francisco’s 10th Annual Festival of Experimental Dance, Music and Performance.
Joe Goode Annex, San Francisco
Jan. 11-12, 8:00 pm
FRESH Festival 2019
Weekend Two: Monique Jenkinson and Mica Sigourney, Amara Tabor Smith, Kinetech Arts, Kim Epifano/EpiphanyProductions. San Francisco’s 10th Annual Festival of Experimental Dance, Music and Performance.
Joe Goode Annex, San Francisco
Jan. 18-19, 8:00 pm
FRESH Festival 2019
Weekend Three: NAKA Dance Theater, PaM, The Oracle. San Francisco’s 10th Annual Festival of Experimental Dance, Music and Performance.
Joe Goode Annex, San Francisco
Jan. 18-20
Cal Performances
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
Program A: Nacho Duato's first work, Jardí Tancat; Crystal Pite's fierce Grace Engine; Alejandro Cerrudo's enigmatic and sensual Lickety-Split; and William Forsythe's quartet N.N.N.N.
Program B: Bay Area premiere of a new collaboration by Emma Portner and Lil Buck. The music is by producer Dev Hynes (aka Blood Orange) and features Third Coast Percussion performing live.
Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley
Jan. 18-20, 8:00 PM
SFDanceworks
4PLAY
4 emerging choreographers (Brett Conway, Dana Genshaft, Nick Korkos, Laura O'Malley) PLAY with ideas in the studio and experiment with staging their ideas in a relaxed environment, the focus on process rather than product.
Dance Mission Theater, San Francisco
Jan. 19, 6:00pm
San Francisco Movement Arts Festival
120+ local artists celebrating both the past year (2017) and the beginning of the new year (2018) in movement arts of the SF Bay Area local art scene.
Grace Cathedral, San Francisco
Jan. 20, 7:00 pm
Jan. 21, 6:00 pm
RoCo Dance
On Stage
Choreography created by professional Bay Area dance artists and RoCo faculty.
Jan. 21, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm,
Diablo Ballet
Preview Talk: Balanchine and Beyond
Learn the fascinating background stories of the choreographers and dance works being presented at Diablo Ballet’s Balanchine and Beyond performances at this talk led by arts professional Diane Mauch.
Fireside Room at Roosmoor, Walnut Creek
Jan. 23, 8:00pm
San Francisco Ballet
2018 Opening Night Gala
Little Waltz
(Coates/ Tomasson)
In the Night
(Chopin/ Robbins)
Bluebird Pas de Deux from THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
(Tchaikovsky/ Tomasson)
Pas de Deux from CHILDREN OF CHAOS
(Farah/ Binet)
Stars and Stripes Pas de Deux
(Sousa/ Balanchine)
Letting Go
(Richter/ Liang)
Pas de Deux from La Sylphide
(Lovenskjold/ Bournonville)
Le Corsaire Pas de Deux
(Drigo/ Petipa)
Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes
(Copland/ Peck)
See Casting
Jan, 23, 8:30pm
San Francisco Performances
L.A. Dance Project

PIVOT: New Adventures in the Performing Arts
Choreographer and dancer Benjamin Millepied. Program to be announced.
Jan. 24-25, 7:30pm
DanceNorth
Attractor
Part ritual, part trance, part dance party, a collaboration between DanceNorth with the music duo Senyawa, as well as choreographers Lucy Guerin and Gideon Obarzanek. Senyawa reinterprets Javanese trance-dance and music to give it a contemporary spin, borrowing from metal bands such as Black Sabbath, Metallica, and Iron Maiden.
Bing Concert Hall, Stanford University
Jan. 24-26, 8:00 pm
RAWdance
Roar
15th Anniversary Home Season delivers a suite of three works, unearthing and sifting through uncertain times past and present:
Roar (world premiere)
14 (world premiere)
Brilliant Alarm (2017)
YBCA Forum, San Francisco
Jan. 25-26, 8:00 pm
FRESH Festival 2019
Weekend Four: ALTERNATIVA’s 20th Anniversary Show, featuring the World Premiere of Reckoning in collaboration with FAKE Company. San Francisco’s 10th Annual Festival of Experimental Dance, Music and Performance.
Joe Goode Annex, San Francisco
Jan. 25-Feb. 2
San Francisco Ballet
Don Quixote
The stylish rom-com of classical ballet—and an audience favorite. Helgi Tomasson and Yuri Possokhov. Casting.
Jan. 26,
6:30pm - Reception
7:00pm - Performance
ODC/Dance Unplugged
Path of Miracles
Step into the rehearsal studio with ODC/Dance for a behind-the-scenes look at the artistic process of Path of Miracles by KT Nelson. Before its premiere at Grace Cathedral this year as part of Dance Around Town 2018, see the first steps of its journey and find out what it means to see a site-specific piece outside of its site.
Studio B, ODC Dance Commons, San Francisco
Jan. 26, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Bay Area Day for Dancers’ Health
Activities planned for the day will convene the dance community around ODC’s Healthy Dancers’ Clinic (HDC) and will include free screenings for professional dancers.
ODC Dance Commons, San Francisco
Jan. 27, 8:30pm
San Francisco Performances
Joe Goode Performance Group
PIVOT: New Adventures in the Performing Arts
A glimpse of a new work in progress, based on the idea of storytelling through song.
Jan. 31, 7:30 p.m.
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo
The all-male comic ballet company will bring their fabulous sense of fun, flawless dance technique, and over-the-top frivolity in their only stop in Northern California this season.
Bankhead Theater, Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center
Jan. 31 – Feb. 2, 8:00 pm
Kristin Damrow & Company
Impact
World premiere featuring a cast of 15 dancers inhabiting a dystopian world in the near future. Choreographer: Kristin Damrow.
YBCA Forum, San Francisco

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