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Alonzo King LINES Ballet: Presents a world premiere work by Alonzo King in collaboration with jazz stars Charles Lloyd and Jason Moran, April 21-30; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco; $20-$70; 415-978-2787, www.ybca.org. Aspen Santa Fe Ballet: Touring company performs 7:30 p.m. April 21 at Bankhead Theater, Livermore; $16-$69; 925-373-6800, www.livermoreperformingarts.org pointe shoe decorating contest. Bay Area Dance Week: April 22-May 1; features free performances, workshops, public dance gatherings and more throughout the Bay Area; http://bayareandw.org..
Citizen Dance: A series of five dance events on UC Berkeley campus, April 22; free; https://calperformances.org. AXIS Dance Company: Presents “To Go Again” by choreographer Joe Goode, 7:30 p.m pointe shoe decorating contest. April 23; Bing Hall at Stanford University; tickets by phone only, 650-724-2464. Smuin Ballet: Presents world premiere of “Oasis,” by Helen Pickett and works by Jirí Kylián and Val Caniparoli, May 6-June 11 in San Francisco, Livermore, Walnut Creek, San Mateo and Carmel; $16-$73; http://smuinballet.org..
Liss Fain Dance: Presents world premiere of dance/installation work “Tacit Consent,” a collaboration with composer Dan Wool and installation designer Matthew Antaky, May 5-8; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco; $25; 415-978-2787, www.ybca.org pointe shoe decorating contest. Diablo Ballet: Presents “Celebrated Masters” program, including new adaptation of “Carnival of the Imagination” set to Saint-Saëns, May 6-7; Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek; $44; 925-943-7469, http://diabloballet.org..
Pacific Ballet: Spring program includes “Kingdom of the Shades” segment from “La Bayadere,” May 7-8; Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts; $25-$30; 650-903-6000, www.mvcpa.com pointe shoe decorating contest. Arthur Murray Dance Company: Presents “Extravaganza,” a ballroom dance recital, 7 p.m. May 10; Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek; $50; 92-943-7469, www.lesherartscenter.org. Contra Costa Ballet: Presents “Sleeping Beauty,” May 13-14; Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek; $35; 925-943-7469, www.lesherartscenter.org..
Slowly building momentum since his appointment as artistic director in 2010 while keeping a tight rein on the budget — a necessity after the company almost folded due to financial straits — he displayed particularly sure footing in marking Oakland Ballet’s 50th season last spring. The recent Special Award from the Isadora Duncan Awards Committee recognizing the company’s golden anniversary celebration, which highlighted Oakland Ballet’s glorious Sergei Diaghilev legacy, came as a delight but no surprise. The British-born Lustig took a break from rehearsing the ballet for the start of its sixth decade to talk, and his reaction to the Izzie sounded more California teen than stiff upper lip pointe shoe decorating contest.