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San Francisco Ballet
    Eifman Ballet's Oleg Gabyshev and Lyubov Andreyeva perform Pygmalion Effect for Cal Performance (photo credit: Courtesy of Eifman Ballet)
Updated February 16, 2019

Check with theaters for performance, dates and times.

April 26-May 5
Smuin Contemporary Ballet
Dance Series 02

The Best of Smuin featuring the return of timeless Michael Smuin favorites such as “Unforgettable,” “Foolish Things,” and chair solo “Fever” from Smuin’s inaugural program Dances With Songs, with highlights from Carmina Burana, Dancin’ With Gershwin, and Zorro!
Also a World Premiere by Amy Seiwert
May 3-4
Diablo Ballet
Celebrated Masters
Tryst by Val Caniparol
Walk before Talk
by KT Nelson
Swan Lake Suite featuring the White Swan Pas de Deux, the Black Swan Pas de Deux, variations and finale by Marius Petipa, staged by the Company’s regisseur Joanna Berman.
May 4
Merce Cunningham Centenary Celebration
Dance Film SF is participating in the Merce Cunningham’s centenary celebration with a special event and screening of two groundbreaking films that represent Cunningham’s Past and Present:
Assemblage: 2:00 pm
If the Dancer Dances: 5:30 pm
May 7–12
San Francisco Ballet
Shostakovich Trilogy
(Shostakovich/ Ratmansky) Three distinct ballets—Symphony #9, Chamber Symphony, and Piano Concerto #1—set to Dmitri Shostakovich’s orchestral works.
May 12 - 19
WALKING DISTANCE DANCE FESTIVAL
ODC Theater’s dance festival featuring works by West Coast choreographers including ODC’s Kimi Okada. Featured artists include Mary Armentrout Dance Theater; d. Sabela grimes; Kinetech Arts; and Barak Marshall, the former house choreographer of Batsheva Dance Company.
ODC Theater, San Francisco
May 23-26
Smuin Contemporary Ballet
Dance Series 02

The Best of Smuin featuring the return of timeless Michael Smuin favorites such as “Unforgettable,” “Foolish Things,” and chair solo “Fever” from Smuin’s inaugural program Dances With Songs, with highlights from Carmina Burana, Dancin’ With Gershwin, and Zorro!
Also a World Premiere by Amy Seiwert
May 23 – June 2
San Francisco International Arts Festival
Multiple dance artists, including Amy Lewis Dance with Agnes Szelag, Deborah Slater Dance Theater, Abhinaya Dance Company, Lili Weckler, pateldanceworks, Compagnie Virginie Brunelle, Tara Brandel, Jessica Fudim & The Dance Animals, Lucia August/Everybody Can Dance, and many others.
May 31-June 1
Cal Performances
Eifman Ballet

The Pygmalion Effect
(United States premiere) Choreographer Boris Eifman's new ballet set to a score by Johann Strauss Jr.
Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley
May 31- June 1
Smuin Contemporary Ballet
Dance Series 02

The Best of Smuin featuring the return of timeless Michael Smuin favorites such as “Unforgettable,” “Foolish Things,” and chair solo “Fever” from Smuin’s inaugural program Dances With Songs, with highlights from Carmina Burana, Dancin’ With Gershwin, and Zorro!
Also a World Premiere by Amy Seiwert

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