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September 2019

The Queering Dance Festival presents FROLIC

September 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Waterfront Theater, 2020 4th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710 United States
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$15

Shawl-Anderson Dance Center's first annual Queering Dance Festival presents FROLIC, six performances featuring twelve Bay Area LGBTQ+ artists who are doing innovative work in movement-based performance. Program A: Thursday, Sept 19 at 8pm; Saturday, Sept 21 at 5pm; Sunday, Sept 22 at 7pm jose e abad, Jesselito Bie, Audrey Johnson, Melissa Lewis, Aiano Nakagawa, pateldanceworks Program B: Friday, Sept 20 at 8pm; Saturday, Sept 21 at 8pm; Sunday, Sept 22 at 4pm Stephanie Hewett, Cynthia Ling Lee, Frances Sedayao, Mark…

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PUSHfest Dance Festival

September 22 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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ODC Theater, 3153 17th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$20 – $100

PUSH Dance Company (PUSH) kicks off its fourteenth home season with PUSHfest, a mixed genre showcase of dance works by mid-career to emerging choreographers aimed at gathering wider audiences. This new season will feature a final installment of the Afro-futuristic  Mothership III by Artistic Director Raissa Simpson and a world premiere work by Bessie Award-winning guest choreographer Gerald Casel. Celebrated local choreographers Yayoi Kambara, David Herrera and Joslynn Mathis Reed join the lineup as well as SF debuts by visiting companies…

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PUSHfest Dance Festival

September 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on September 22, 2019 at 7:30 pm

ODC Theater, 3153 17th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$20 – $100

PUSH Dance Company (PUSH) kicks off its fourteenth home season with PUSHfest, a mixed genre showcase of dance works by mid-career to emerging choreographers aimed at gathering wider audiences. This new season will feature a final installment of the Afro-futuristic  Mothership III by Artistic Director Raissa Simpson and a world premiere work by Bessie Award-winning guest choreographer Gerald Casel. Celebrated local choreographers Yayoi Kambara, David Herrera and Joslynn Mathis Reed join the lineup as well as SF debuts by visiting companies…

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The Queering Dance Festival presents FROLIC

September 22 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on September 21, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 22, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on September 22, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Waterfront Theater, 2020 4th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710 United States
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$15

Shawl-Anderson Dance Center's first annual Queering Dance Festival presents FROLIC, six performances featuring twelve Bay Area LGBTQ+ artists who are doing innovative work in movement-based performance. Program A: Thursday, Sept 19 at 8pm; Saturday, Sept 21 at 5pm; Sunday, Sept 22 at 7pm jose e abad, Jesselito Bie, Audrey Johnson, Melissa Lewis, Aiano Nakagawa, pateldanceworks Program B: Friday, Sept 20 at 8pm; Saturday, Sept 21 at 8pm; Sunday, Sept 22 at 4pm Stephanie Hewett, Cynthia Ling Lee, Frances Sedayao, Mark…

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“Sunset Dances II” Lizz Roman & Dancers

September 22 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Home Salon, upon purchase
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$30

Lizz Roman & Dancers premiere a new site specific journey, engaging a home’s architecture with performance, music and film. Revealing, engaging and immersive, Roman's newest project “Sunset Dances II” draws audiences into an intimate experience that unfolds in multiple locations simultaneously as audiences at 3 locations migrate throughout the home performance environment. The production includes 8 dancers, academy award winning filmmaker Pete Litwinowicz, award winning lighting designer Clyde Sheets, musician/composer Jerome Lindner and percussionist Malcolm Lee with vocalist Tamsin Black…

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INHERITED BODIES: How do movement artists in different traditions contend with, honor, and resist the past?

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Women’s Building, 3543 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Free
Four images of four different artists' headshots.

HMD's Bridge Project and SFMOMA's Open Space present INHERITED BODIES: How do movement artists in different traditions contend with, honor, and resist the past? FEATURING a series of lecture demonstrations by Sara Shelton Mann, Jarrel Phillips, Nadhi Thekkek, and Snowflake Towers. Through language and movement, the featured artists will respond to the following questions: - How does history/the past operate in your work? - Who or what are the giants in your tradition (whether forgotten or celebrated) and how do…

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SAFEhouse ARTS presents Peri Trono

September 27 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on September 28, 2019 at 8:00 pm

SAFEhouse Arts at 145 Eddy Street, 145 Eddy Street
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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$15 – $20

Peri Trono explores space, shape, and order in her new dance work “fold,” inspired by Origami, the art of paper folding. Trono has presented her work in New York, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, and Southern California. She received her BFA in Dance Performance and Choreography from the University of California, Irvine, and is currently dancing with The Fyber Vision: Dance/Artist Collective and pateldanceworks.

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Fall Performance Salon

September 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Finnish Hall, 1970 Chestnut Street
Berkeley, CA 94702 United States
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Free

Join us for the Fall edition of the Performance Salon! A seasonal event where performing artists experiment, get feedback and hang out with other artists and art lovers. Curated and produced by Miriam Wolodarski, Cathie Caraker and Diana Lara. Featuring new work by: Amelia Uzategui and J Spagnolo Gizeh Muniz and Amy Wasielewski Molly Rose-Williams Juliet Paramour Showings are followed by feedback in small groups. Arts, dialogue, and community: come take part!

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Samarpanam: A Dedication to Art

September 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Join us in our new performance series to watch the scintillating dance of master artist, artistic director, and founder of Vishwa Shanthi, Smt. Shreelata Suresh.
Zohar School & Company, 4000 Middlefield Road, Cubberly Community Center
Palo Alto, CA 94303 United States
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$30

Join us for the inaugural performance of Vishwa Shanthi’s new series, “Samarpanam: A Dedication to Art”. Smt. Shreelata Suresh takes the stage to perform Bharatanatyam in its traditional and pure form in an intimate chamber setting for connoisseurs and serious students to enjoy. The one-hour performance will be followed by Q&A with the dancer.

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Journey Along the Silk Route

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, 19624 Homestead Road (near Wolfe)
Cupertino, CA 95014 United States
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$30 – $35

Join the Simorgh Dance Collective and Eastern Arts for a dazzling concert that celebrates the diverse cultures, music, and dance traditions of the Silk Road. Featuring ethnic dances of Iran, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Turkey, and more performed by the Simorgh Dance Collective, Eastern Arts, members of the Aylan Dance Goup, and live music by Homerya Banejad and Ensemble.

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Stop, Drop, Drink

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The Fireside Lounge, 1453 Webster Street 94501
Alameda, CA 94501 United States
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$25

This site-specific dance-theater performance invites an audience of 30 people to experience a 'radically different Saturday night-out.’  Directed by Tara Pilbrow, with music by composer Heather Love, “Stop Drop Drink” follows a group of intrepid performers as they delve into the whys and wherefores of the human desire to gather, to connect and more often than not... to drink.  "Stop, Drop, Drink" is performed by Julie Crothers, Colin Epstein, Becky Leviton-Robinson, Hannah Westbrook, Tara Pilbrow, Jeff Raz and Heather Love.

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SAFEhouse ARTS presents Peri Trono

September 28 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on September 28, 2019 at 8:00 pm

SAFEhouse Arts at 145 Eddy Street, 145 Eddy Street
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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$15 – $20

Peri Trono explores space, shape, and order in her new dance work “fold,” inspired by Origami, the art of paper folding. Trono has presented her work in New York, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, and Southern California. She received her BFA in Dance Performance and Choreography from the University of California, Irvine, and is currently dancing with The Fyber Vision: Dance/Artist Collective and pateldanceworks.

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GALA 50th Anniversary Concerts

September 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on September 29, 2019 at 2:00 pm

School of Arts and Culture at the Mexican Heritage Plaza, 1700 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA 95116 United States
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$20 – $35

The Cashion Cultural Legacy invites you to Los Lupeños de San José's 50th Anniversary GALA Concerts. Under the artistic direction of choreographer Samuel Cortez, you will experience a deep-dive into distinct regions of México showcasing the past, the present, and the future - all with live musical accompaniment. Over 100 performers will share the stage including Los Lupeños Juvenil, Los Lupeños Legacy, Mariachi de la Bahia, Madrigal Musical, and Ensamble Folklórico de Veracruz.

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African Arts Festival

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Jerry Garcia Amphitheater, 40 John F. Shelley Drive McLaren Park
San Francisco, CA 94134 United States
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Free

Join this family-friendly event that showcases live dance and music from Africa and the African diaspora. Inspired by the diversity and vibrancy of the Bay Area’s African arts scene, Duniya Dance & Drum Company will present its third African Arts Festival. The festival will feature traditional performing arts groups representing different regions of Africa and the African diaspora. The lineup will include some of the Bay Area’s premier dance companies, including Chinyakare Ensemble, Fua Dia Congo, Duniya Dance and Drum…

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GALA 50th Anniversary Concerts

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 29, 2019 at 2:00 pm

School of Arts and Culture at the Mexican Heritage Plaza, 1700 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA 95116 United States
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$20 – $35

The Cashion Cultural Legacy invites you to Los Lupeños de San José's 50th Anniversary GALA Concerts. Under the artistic direction of choreographer Samuel Cortez, you will experience a deep-dive into distinct regions of México showcasing the past, the present, and the future - all with live musical accompaniment. Over 100 performers will share the stage including Los Lupeños Juvenil, Los Lupeños Legacy, Mariachi de la Bahia, Madrigal Musical, and Ensamble Folklórico de Veracruz.

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October 2019

Alonzo King LINES Ballet Fall Season

October 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on October 5, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on October 6, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 6, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater, 700 Howard St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$45 – $95

Two jazz luminaries return to San Francisco for a world premiere collaboration with Alonzo King. Tenor saxophonist Charles Lloyd and pianist Jason Moran perform their second commissioned score for LINES Ballet, again placing their distinct signatures on the evolution of modern jazz. The work also features a light installation designed by Jim Campell, the internationally renowned electronic artist whose work crowns the San Francisco skyline atop Salesforce Tower An NEA Jazz Master and inductee to the Memphis Music Hall of…

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Alonzo King LINES Ballet Fall Season

October 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on October 6, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater, 700 Howard St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$45 – $95

Two jazz luminaries return to San Francisco for a world premiere collaboration with Alonzo King. Tenor saxophonist Charles Lloyd and pianist Jason Moran perform their second commissioned score for LINES Ballet, again placing their distinct signatures on the evolution of modern jazz. The work also features a light installation designed by Jim Campell, the internationally renowned electronic artist whose work crowns the San Francisco skyline atop Salesforce Tower An NEA Jazz Master and inductee to the Memphis Music Hall of…

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Zaccho Dance Theatre presents “Between me and the other world”

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Zaccho Studio, 1777 Yosemite Ave #330
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States
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Choreographer, director, and Bay Area performance innovator Joanna Haigood explores issues of race and identity in her performance installation, Between me and the other world, Thursday through Sunday, October 3-6, 2019 at Zaccho Studio in San Francisco.  All performances are free, except the Thursday October 3rd VIP Preview Performance. Between me and the other world is a dynamic exploration of scholar and civil rights leader W.E.B. DuBois’ seminal work The Souls of Black Folk. This performance installation has been created in collaboration with composer…

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Tattooed

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Presidio Theatre, 99 Moraga Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94129 United States
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$25 – $50

Sintonía (in harmony, in Spanish), a new Oakland-based flamenco dance troupe founded in 2018 by Fanny Ara and Marina Elana, presents its inaugural production, Tattooed, an experimental flamenco dance performance about survivors’ strength and resilience. Guest artist and local flamenco great, Yaelisa, and some of Spain’s foremost flamenco artists and musicians will join Sintonía the historic and newly renovated 600-seat Presidio Theatre in San Francisco. DG Member Discount

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Alonzo King LINES Ballet Fall Season

October 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on October 2, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on October 3, 2019 at 7:30 pm

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One event on October 6, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 6, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater, 700 Howard St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$45 – $95

Two jazz luminaries return to San Francisco for a world premiere collaboration with Alonzo King. Tenor saxophonist Charles Lloyd and pianist Jason Moran perform their second commissioned score for LINES Ballet, again placing their distinct signatures on the evolution of modern jazz. The work also features a light installation designed by Jim Campell, the internationally renowned electronic artist whose work crowns the San Francisco skyline atop Salesforce Tower An NEA Jazz Master and inductee to the Memphis Music Hall of…

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Zaccho Dance Theatre presents “Between me and the other world”

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on October 4, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Zaccho Studio, 1777 Yosemite Ave #330
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States
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Choreographer, director, and Bay Area performance innovator Joanna Haigood explores issues of race and identity in her performance installation, Between me and the other world, Thursday through Sunday, October 3-6, 2019 at Zaccho Studio in San Francisco.  All performances are free, except the Thursday October 3rd VIP Preview Performance. Between me and the other world is a dynamic exploration of scholar and civil rights leader W.E.B. DuBois’ seminal work The Souls of Black Folk. This performance installation has been created in collaboration with composer…

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Alonzo King LINES Ballet Fall Season

October 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on October 2, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on October 3, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on October 4, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on October 5, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on October 6, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 6, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater, 700 Howard St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$45 – $95

Two jazz luminaries return to San Francisco for a world premiere collaboration with Alonzo King. Tenor saxophonist Charles Lloyd and pianist Jason Moran perform their second commissioned score for LINES Ballet, again placing their distinct signatures on the evolution of modern jazz. The work also features a light installation designed by Jim Campell, the internationally renowned electronic artist whose work crowns the San Francisco skyline atop Salesforce Tower An NEA Jazz Master and inductee to the Memphis Music Hall of…

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Tattooed

October 4 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on October 4, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on October 5, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Presidio Theatre, 99 Moraga Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94129 United States
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$25 – $50

Sintonía (in harmony, in Spanish), a new Oakland-based flamenco dance troupe founded in 2018 by Fanny Ara and Marina Elana, presents its inaugural production, Tattooed, an experimental flamenco dance performance about survivors’ strength and resilience. Guest artist and local flamenco great, Yaelisa, and some of Spain’s foremost flamenco artists and musicians will join Sintonía the historic and newly renovated 600-seat Presidio Theatre in San Francisco. DG Member Discount

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Zaccho Dance Theatre presents “Between me and the other world”

October 5 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 4, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Zaccho Studio, 1777 Yosemite Ave #330
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States
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Choreographer, director, and Bay Area performance innovator Joanna Haigood explores issues of race and identity in her performance installation, Between me and the other world, Thursday through Sunday, October 3-6, 2019 at Zaccho Studio in San Francisco.  All performances are free, except the Thursday October 3rd VIP Preview Performance. Between me and the other world is a dynamic exploration of scholar and civil rights leader W.E.B. DuBois’ seminal work The Souls of Black Folk. This performance installation has been created in collaboration with composer…

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Stop, Drop, Drink

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 5, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm

The Fireside Lounge, 1453 Webster Street 94501
Alameda, CA 94501 United States
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$25

This site-specific dance-theater performance invites an audience of 30 people to experience a 'radically different Saturday night-out.’  Directed by Tara Pilbrow, with music by composer Heather Love, “Stop Drop Drink” follows a group of intrepid performers as they delve into the whys and wherefores of the human desire to gather, to connect and more often than not... to drink.  "Stop, Drop, Drink" is performed by Julie Crothers, Colin Epstein, Becky Leviton-Robinson, Hannah Westbrook, Tara Pilbrow, Jeff Raz and Heather Love.

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