Choreographer Alyssa Mitchel presents “The Classroom”

It’s back-to-school season for the kids, and no better time for San Francisco choreographer Alyssa Mitchel to present the question, “How do we learn?” in her one-hour dance work, The Classroom, which premieres September 7th and 8th in San Francisco at ODC’s Studio B. Each of the work’s sections, with irresistible titles like “Frustration,” “Defining Intelligence” and … Read moreChoreographer Alyssa Mitchel presents “The Classroom”

Announcing World Ballet Day 2019

 World Ballet Day 2019 was Wednesday, October 23rd. Did you have to miss it and are now gnashing your teeth? Fear not! The Royal Ballet’s 4-hour segment is now available for viewing. You’ll find it a few paragraphs below. Want information about which companies were involved? Scroll down further. Here is my original post from August… … Read moreAnnouncing World Ballet Day 2019

Chasing the Perfect Trip

You don’t take a trip to an unknown place, hoping to stay in some rat-trap motel that will be “an adventure,” but oddly enough, it was that attitude that cured me of my yearnings for The Perfect Trip. Ever since I was a teen, I’d chased this impossible dream. It started one night during a … Read moreChasing the Perfect Trip