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Cal Performances Mariinsky Ballet La Bayadere. Photo by Natasha Razina

Updated October 17, 2019

Check with theaters for performance, dates
Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 8:00 PM
Nov. 2, 1:00 PM & *:00 PM
Nov. 3, 3:00 PM
Cal Performances
Mariinsky Ballet and Ochestra

La Bayadere
(Minkus/Petipa, Ponomarev, Chabukiani)
Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley
Nov. 2-10
San Francisco Dance Film Festival
Feature length films and curated collections of short films. Each program highlights the power of dance to tell a compelling story.
venues in San Francisco
Nov. 3, 3:00 pm
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet
Where We Left Off
(Glass/ Fonte)
Dream Play (Satie & Chopin/ Melo & Nemoto)
1st Flash (Elo/ Sibelius)
Bankhead Theater, Livermore
Nov. 7, 7:00 p.m.
Signals from the West: Bay Area Artists in Conversation with Merce Cunningham at 100
CONVERSATION WITH RASHAUN MITCHELL

In advance of the culminating events on November 8 and 9, Mitchell will lead a conversation about Merce Cunningham’s legacy and transmission, abstraction and cultural identity. Free with RSVP.
ODC Theater, San Francisco
Nov 7-10, 7:30pm, Sun 2pm
Antoine Hunter's Urban Jazz Dance Company
Deaf Louder
A multidisciplinary evening of Deaf and loud talents: comedians, actors, dancers, singers, musicians invited by Antoine Hunter. Learn the truth about being Deaf.
CounterPulse, San Francisco
Nov. 8, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Dance Mission Theater
Adelante!
The 20th Anniversary Celebration of Dance Mission Theater. Featuring performances by Dance Brigade, Grrrl Brigade, Arenas Dance Company, Duniya Dance and Drum, Micaya, Allan Frias, Alayo Dance Company and more to be announced.
Herbst Theater, San Francisco
Nov. 8 – 9, 8:00 p.m.
Signals from the West:
Bay Area Artists In Conversation with Merce Cunningham at 100
Hope Mohr Dance/The Bridge Project and ODC Theater. A collaboration with the Merce Cunningham Trust, ODC Theater and SFMOMA’s Open Space as part of the international celebration of the Cunningham centennial. The Bay Area Merce project has commissioned 10 Bay Area artists from diverse disciplines and backgrounds to study with former Cunningham dancers Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener, creating new works of art in response. These works will be presented alongside excerpts of Cunningham repertory by Bay Area dancers.
ODC Theater, San Francisco
Nov. 8, 8:00 pm
Nov. 9, 2:00 pm & 8:00 pm Nov. 10, 2:00 pm.
Diablo Ballet
A Swingin’ Holiday & More
A Swinging’ Holiday by Broadway choreographer Sean Kelly and a reimagined rendition of The Nutcracker Suite. Accompanied live by the 16-piece Diablo Ballet Swing Orchestra.
Del Valle Theatre, Walnut Creek
Nov. 14 - 16, 8:00 p.m.
TERE O’CONNOR DANCE
Long Run (West Coast premiere)
Tere O’Connor has been making dances for 35 years, touring nationally and internationally. The award-winning choreographer has also created numerous works for other dance companies including the Lyon Opera Ballet and White Oak Dance Project, and a solo for Mikhail Baryshnikov.
ODC Theater, San Francisco
Nov 15, 16, 22 & 23, 7:00pm & 9:00pm
Nov 17 & 24, 4:00pm &6:00pm
Nina Haft & Company
Precarious Pod (World Premiere)

An immersive and interactive dance performance about animal instinct and planetary change, asking: what do animals teach us about cooperation and survival?
Joe Goode Annex, San Francisco
Nov. 22-23,
Smuin Ballet
The Christmas Ballet
Choreography by Michael Smuin and guest choreographers. Smuin’s joyful holiday tradition returns to spread yuletide cheer with its signature showcase of classical and contemporary dances set to delightfully festive tunes.
Lesher Center, Walnut Creek
Nov. 22-23, 7:30pm
Nov. 24, 2:00 pm matinee
CounterPulse & ABD Productions/The Skywatchers Ensemble
Came Here To Live: Resilience and Resistance in the Containment Zone
The Tenderloin’s Skywatchers Ensemble is back with a new evening-length dance work that ignites radical acts of resistance that disrupt a too-long practiced urban policy of containment.
CounterPulse, San Francisco
Nov. 29, 4:30 & 7:30pm
Nov. 30, 2:00, 4:30 & 7:30pm
Dec. 1, 2:00 & 4:30pm
Contra Costa Ballet
The Nutcracker
With Guest Artists Christopher Nachtrab, Jackie McConnell, Charles Anderson, Michael Wells, Katarina Wester, Felipe León
Lesher Center, Walnut Creek
Nov. 29-Dec. 1,
Smuin Ballet
The Christmas Ballet
Choreography by Michael Smuin and guest choreographers. Smuin’s joyful holiday tradition returns to spread yuletide cheer with its signature showcase of classical and contemporary dances set to delightfully festive tunes.
Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts
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