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ODC/Dance Downtown 43rd Season Reviews

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater (San Francisco, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

36 ratings
4.2 average rating
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552 events
234 reviews
-1 stars
attended Mar 29 2014

Visually stunning. This company continues to up the ante on dance! First number was a bit harder to approach. Second number was stunning. Third, I had seen twice before, but enjoyed it even more this time than ever.

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552 events
234 reviews
-1 stars
attended Mar 30 2014

Visually stunning. The set, the multimedia, the costumes, the music, the choreography, and the dance, the dance, the dance. I don't often offer a standing ovation. But I lept to my feet for this one.

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30 events
17 reviews
5 stars
attended Mar 26 2014

Program A is a single lugubrious piece. It takes no chances and allows the dancers little opportunity to show either real artistry or athleticism. I felt that I had seen a very pretty still life painting, but I was very ready to move on by about...continued

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30 events
17 reviews
5 stars
attended Mar 27 2014

Program B was significantly more interesting than Program A (reviewed previously). "Two if by Sea" was a bit of a slow start, but both "Unintended Consequences" (from 2008) and "Triangulated Euclid" (new) were quite engaging. The dancers are...continued

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12 events
4 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 29 2014

Took my daughter as a special treat, and it was! We saw Program B, which was fascinating, confusing, moving, and incredibly enjoyable! ODC was fabulous... have never been to this theatre or performances before - we'll be back!

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m.carlocci@gmail.com Red Velvet
36 events
2 reviews
6 stars
attended Mar 26 2014

The performance bordered on painful.......boring, boring, boring!

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28 events
16 reviews
0 stars
attended Mar 27 2014

Brave choices for music & movements. Well-paced performance. Beautiful.

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26 events
12 reviews
4 stars
attended Mar 26 2014

Loved the performance, especially the weaving of 3 different art forms. The cellist was stunning!

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6 reviews
0 stars
attended Mar 22 2014

Once again, ODC reminds me that Dance is alive and well in SF. Well curated program. Especially loved the Laurie Anderson.

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6 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Mar 28 2014

The performance was great as were the seats. I don't think there us a bad seat at this venue.

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2 reviews
2 stars
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1 review
0 stars
attended Mar 21 2014

A complete work of art for all the senses.

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Leah Cernosek
1 events
1 review
10 stars
attended Mar 29 2014

First time at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts - that is a great venue! ODC was fantastic - dancers are so talented and each one stood out during the performance. I'm moving to the SF area so I'm sure I'll see many more great performances at YBCA!

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6 events
1 review
3 stars
attended Mar 26 2014

Mind ... Blown! Artistically speaking that us!! What a visual and musical delight! The soundtrack and the live cello performance were fantastic! The dancers, of course, superior!
Chaos ... Stillness ... High drama! True to their words!!!

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3 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Mar 26 2014

SPECTACULAR!! This company has an amazing depth of talent and creativity. We enjoyed every (way too few) minute of the program and will look forward to seeing future performances.

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2 events
1 review
2 stars
attended Mar 21 2014

Terrific energetic, muscular, fluid dancing. ODC at top form. Fun, appreciative audience.

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13 events
1 review
1 stars
attended Mar 28 2014

There was a video at the beginning showing the construction of an Andy Goldsworthy piece. His work amazes--it's precise, tranquil, intentional, organic, coherent. The dancing that followed was random, frenetic, disorganized. As a metapiece, I...continued

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