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March 2017


A Ballet and Modern Dance Information Resource

Updated March 31, 2017
Check with theaters for performance, dates and times.
March 2-25
Smuin Ballet
Dance Series 01

Indigo by Stanton Welch
Stabat Mater by Michael Smuin
Madness, Rack, and Honey by Garrett Ammon
March 3, 6:30-9:00pm
Post Ballet
P:B Jam
Fundraiser/performance world premiere collaboration with composer Adrian Knight featuring a live performance by Knight on piano, and ‘Pitch Pause Please,’ Dekkers’ 2015 solo featuring a commissioned score by Samuel Adams.
March 3, 8:00 pm
March 4, 2:00pm & 8pm
Cal Performances
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo
All-male ballerinas spoof ballet as only they can.
Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley
March 5, 6:00 PM
Words On Dance
San Francisco Ballet Principal ballerina Lorena Feijoo and renowned international choreographer Yuri Possokhov in a live conversation and screening of rarely viewed film.
Herbst Theater, San Francisco
March 7 - March 18
San Francisco Ballet
STRAVINSKY VIOLIN CONCERTO Composer: Igor Stravinsky, Choreographer: George Balanchine PRODIGAL SON Composer: Sergei Prokofiev, Choreographer: George Balanchine
DIAMONDS Composer: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Choreographer: George Balanchine
Memorial Opera House, San Francisco
March 9-19
San Francisco Ballet
Contemporary Voices

FUSION Composers: Graham Fitkin and Rahul Dev Burman, Choreographer: Yuri Possokhov
SALOME Composer: Frank Moon, Choreographer: Arthur Pita
FEARFUL SYMMETRIES Composer: John Adams, Choreographer: Liam Scarlett
Memorial Opera House, San Francisco
March 10:
Performance, 5:30pm, Roble Gym Studio 113
Reception, 7:00pm, Roble Gym Lounge
The Stanford Colloquium on Dance Studies
What’s Left: Stories of Movement and Migration

A performance by scholar-dancers Drs. Priya Srinivasan,
Natalie Zervou, & Hannah Schwadron. Explores the issues around migration, involuntary movement, and what gets left behind in the process. Free & Open to the Public, but please RSVP.
March 14-17, 8:00pm
March 18, 2:00pm & 8:00pm
March 19, 3:00pm
Cal Performances
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Five new works in their Bay Area premieres, in three programs.
Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley
March 16-17, 7:30pm
San Francisco Performances
Dorrance Dance/New York

Nine dancers and five musicians celebrate the confluence of quintessential American dance and music in tap solos and complex ensembles.
March 17-18, 2:30pm & 7:00pm
2017 Spring ChoreoProject
Choreographers (chosen by audition) from the Bay Area and beyond present thier work. Two awards will be presented.
March 21, 7:30pm to midnight
San Francisco Ballet
Third Annual
Interactive evening tailored toward a younger audience. In addition to a performance by SF Ballet, accompanied by the SF Ballet Orchestra, features an original lobby installation, food and drink, interactive pop-up experiences, and a themed After Party.
Memorial Opera House, San Francisco
March 23
Diablo Ballet
Special 23rd Season Celebration Performance & Gala

Anniversary Performance featuring Three to Tango by Diablo Ballet’s Artistic Advisor and dance legend Sally Streets, the pas de deux and coda from Raymonda, and a World Premiere Film by filmmaker Walter Yamazaki, plus the Carnival of the Imagination by Robert Dekkers.
March 23- April 2
Gala special program March 24. See schedule for balcony talks.
ODC Dance Downtown
Two world-premieres: Blink of an Eye (Nelson) and What we carry What we keep (Way)
Live music, and the reprise of Brenda Way's Walk Back the Cat and Kate Weare's Giant.
March 25, 2:00pm-4:00pm
Peter and Co.
Open studio rehearsal of 2017, delving into the choreographic process from studio to stage, including open dialogue between artists and viewers. Event is free and open to the public.
ODC Theater Building Studio LP, San Francisco
(Entrance on Shotwell St).
March 25-26
Roxie Theater, San Francisco
March 25, 8:00pm
March 26, 7:00pm
The Wall Between Us

Rodrigo Esteva and Mirah Moriarty duet, part of D.I.R.T Festival in San Francisco. The piece is in response to stories told by families separated by the US/Mexican border.
Dance Mission Theater, San Francisco
March 26, 7:00 p.m.
ODC Theater
Theater Unplugged

Epiphany Productions performs an excerpt from the second half of Last Blue Couch, with Sonic Dance Theater.
ODC Dance Commons, San Francisco
March 30-31, 8:00 p.m.
April 1, 2:00 & 7:30 p.m. April 2, 2:00 p.m.
LEVYDance and ODC
The Invitation

Choreography by Sara Shelton Mann in collaboration with performers: Abby Crain, Alexander Diaz, Dag Andersson, Keanu Brady, Michaela Burns, Chinchin Hsu, Yu Reigen. Composer: Richard Marriott Musicians: Richard Marriott and Carla Fabrizio.
ODC B'Way Theater, San Francisco
March 31-April 12
San Francisco Ballet
Composer: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Choreographer: Helgi Tomasson, Black Swan Pas de Deux and Act II Choreography: Lev Ivanov and Marius Petipa.
Memorial Opera House, San Francisco

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