Alissa Horowitz, the spawn of a dancer–artist duo, was raised free–spirited and surrounded by art. As a modern dancer living in NYC, she teaches dance to the kiddies, and in the past has worked in arts publicity. Alissa lived in Madurai, India for four months, where she studied th
Choreographer Alonzo King (San Francisco) is the founder and artistic director of LINES Ballet in San Francisco, California. King is one of the foremost innovators in contemporary ballet, adapting its forms and discipline for today’s audiences. He has created works for Alvin Ailey, the Dallas Opera
Though purity in this world is a dubious concept, Evelyn Cisneros strives to challenge our cynicism. As San Francisco Ballet's senior ballerina, Cisneros brought to the stage a rare sparkle that seemed nothing less than purity of intention backed by love.
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Emboldening classical ballet, the Dance Theater of Harlem takes up the old and gives it an articulate, contemporary spin. The group sharpens the edge of the familiar with a bit of bombast, but always with impeccable classical precision.
Arthur Mitchell founded the DTH in 1969, inspired to create