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November 2021

TRY

November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Z Space, 450 Florida St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Free – $40

TRY a queer fantasy of improvised collaboration where body and land meet ancestry and futurity TRY is a performance choreographed by Ishmael Houston-Jones created in deep collaboration with jose e. abad, Snowflake Calvert, Keith Hennessy, and Kevin O’Connor with music by Gabriel Nuñez de Arco and jose e. abad in an immersive installation by Monica Canilao & Kendra Azul~írís and lighting design by GG Torres. TRY explores what Sadiya Hartman calls, “Acts of collaboration and improvisation that unfold within the…

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LA Dance Shorts Film Festival Online

November 18
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One event on November 19, 2021 at 12:00 am

Virtual, Zoom
$12
long haired woman dancing outdoors.

5th Annual Film Festival LA Dance Shorts Film Festival is excited to share this virtual program again this year. Last year opened their eyes to the potential of reaching a larger audience of dance film enthusiasts worldwide. View the films on demand anytime during the week! Grab your favorite beverage and enjoy the 2021 program of 16 wonderful films from the comfort of your home. Films: Ni de Aquí, Ni de Allá by Nancy Fernanda Rivera Gomez (United States) to the bones of this…

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LA Dance Shorts Film Festival Online

November 19
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One event on November 18, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on November 19, 2021 at 12:00 am

Virtual, Zoom
$12
long haired woman dancing outdoors.

5th Annual Film Festival LA Dance Shorts Film Festival is excited to share this virtual program again this year. Last year opened their eyes to the potential of reaching a larger audience of dance film enthusiasts worldwide. View the films on demand anytime during the week! Grab your favorite beverage and enjoy the 2021 program of 16 wonderful films from the comfort of your home. Films: Ni de Aquí, Ni de Allá by Nancy Fernanda Rivera Gomez (United States) to the bones of this…

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em(body) dance project: Elements

November 19 @ 5:00 pm - November 28 @ 11:30 pm
Online Screening San Francisco, CA United States
$25 – $60

em(body) dance project presents our second annual fall program features 3 news works and one restaged work. We collaborated with the talented professionals of JonesPro Photo & Film to create a stunning and high quality digital performance. This will be available to view from Fri-Sun, Nov 19-28. Naomi Sailors brings a new work taking regency era dancing and giving it a modern twist. Sasha Gologorsyaka restages her work Water Stories, which invites the audience to view a constant flow of…

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TRY

November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 17, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Z Space, 450 Florida St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Free – $40

TRY a queer fantasy of improvised collaboration where body and land meet ancestry and futurity TRY is a performance choreographed by Ishmael Houston-Jones created in deep collaboration with jose e. abad, Snowflake Calvert, Keith Hennessy, and Kevin O’Connor with music by Gabriel Nuñez de Arco and jose e. abad in an immersive installation by Monica Canilao & Kendra Azul~írís and lighting design by GG Torres. TRY explores what Sadiya Hartman calls, “Acts of collaboration and improvisation that unfold within the…

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TRY

November 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 17, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Z Space, 450 Florida St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Free – $40

TRY a queer fantasy of improvised collaboration where body and land meet ancestry and futurity TRY is a performance choreographed by Ishmael Houston-Jones created in deep collaboration with jose e. abad, Snowflake Calvert, Keith Hennessy, and Kevin O’Connor with music by Gabriel Nuñez de Arco and jose e. abad in an immersive installation by Monica Canilao & Kendra Azul~írís and lighting design by GG Torres. TRY explores what Sadiya Hartman calls, “Acts of collaboration and improvisation that unfold within the…

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A Pulso Dance Project: Hidden Spaces

November 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Joe Goode Annex, 401 Alabama St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$20

Presenting the live premiere of Hidden Spaces, a contemporary dance performance created and performed by A Pulso Dance Project,  a dance collective based in San Francisco. Hidden Spaces is a contemporary dance piece which explores the curiosities, intrigues and parts of ourselves that we keep hidden from each other as human and social beings, and the process of elucidating the sides of ourselves we choose to show while obscuring the sides we keep in the shadows.

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SAFEhouse for the Performing Arts: QTPOCALYPSE

November 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
SAFEhouse Arts at 145 Eddy Street, 145 Eddy Street
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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$10

SAFEhouse for the Performing Arts and AIRspace present QTPOCALYPSE & Movement Research with Snowflake Calvert. The performance will feature live works by SevanKelee Boult, Tachíria Flamenco, Kevin Wong & Matthew Ka Git Wong, as well as a film by Sawako Gannon. Each artist brings a unique perspective to the table, allowing the evening to span a wide array of topics and genres. Following the performance, Snowflake Calvert will be hosting a private workshop for movement research. The participants of the workshop…

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23rd Annual San Francisco International Hip Hop DanceFest Online

November 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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One event on November 21, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon St
San Francisco, CA 94123 United States
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$15 – $40

Micaya is pleased to present the 23rd Annual San Francisco International Hip Hop DanceFest Online. This year’s festival will feature pre-recorded performances by six dance companies from around the globe. Audiences will be able to attend an in-person Watch Party at the Palace of Fine Arts Theater or tune into the show from home. For this year’s festival Artistic Director and Founder Micaya asked hip-hop dance companies to create a work beginning with the letter “R.” The six new works…

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23rd Annual San Francisco International Hip Hop DanceFest Online

November 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on November 21, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon St
San Francisco, CA 94123 United States
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$15 – $40

Micaya is pleased to present the 23rd Annual San Francisco International Hip Hop DanceFest Online. This year’s festival will feature pre-recorded performances by six dance companies from around the globe. Audiences will be able to attend an in-person Watch Party at the Palace of Fine Arts Theater or tune into the show from home. For this year’s festival Artistic Director and Founder Micaya asked hip-hop dance companies to create a work beginning with the letter “R.” The six new works…

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Paufve Dance: Second Annual Film Screening

November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Zoom CA United States
$10 – $30

Paufve Dance values community: the friends of friends who become family over a holiday dinner; the crew you call for a ride home from the airport; the buddy prepared to be your biggest fan or co- conspirator or PR agent at the drop of a hat. For 20 years, Paufve Dance has built community through personal connection and the generosity of good humans. In the spirit of gathering and celebrating artistic community as a form of chosen family, Paufve Dance…

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A Pulso Dance Project: Hidden Spaces

November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Joe Goode Annex, 401 Alabama St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$20

Presenting the live premiere of Hidden Spaces, a contemporary dance performance created and performed by A Pulso Dance Project,  a dance collective based in San Francisco. Hidden Spaces is a contemporary dance piece which explores the curiosities, intrigues and parts of ourselves that we keep hidden from each other as human and social beings, and the process of elucidating the sides of ourselves we choose to show while obscuring the sides we keep in the shadows.

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December 2021

Dance on the Front Line: BLM

December 1 @ 7:30 pm
Zoom CA United States + Google Map
$1 – $25

Featuring Chicago voguers Amya Jackson, Dhee Lacy and Karma Munez in conversation with SF-based dancer/choreographer/MC Jocquese Whitfield (aka SirJoQ). Topics to be discussed include the social roots of vogueing and ball culture, vogueing as a form of resistance and collective joy, the history of communal dance in liberation movements, the ongoing challenges facing the movement for Black Trans Lives Matter, and how it felt to dance on the front lines.

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GERALDCASELDANCE: Not About Race Dance

December 2 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on December 10, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 11, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 11, 2021 at 7:30 pm

CounterPulse, 80 Turk St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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$15 – $35

Not About Race Dance is a collaborative, choreographic response to the unacknowledged racial politics in U.S. postmodern dance. It features an all-BIPOC ensemble of five dancers that includes Styles Alexander, Gerald Casel, Audrey Johnson, Karla Quintero, and Cauveri Suresh, with an original score performed live by sound designer Tim Russell. Additional collaborators include Aron Altmark (lighting and media design) and Rebecca Chaleff (dramaturgy). Tickets: $15-35 (Thursdays are pay-what-you-can; Fridays include a post-show discussion) counterpulse.org/event/notaboutrace

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GERALDCASELDANCE: Not About Race Dance

December 3 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on December 11, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 11, 2021 at 7:30 pm

CounterPulse, 80 Turk St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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$15 – $35

Not About Race Dance is a collaborative, choreographic response to the unacknowledged racial politics in U.S. postmodern dance. It features an all-BIPOC ensemble of five dancers that includes Styles Alexander, Gerald Casel, Audrey Johnson, Karla Quintero, and Cauveri Suresh, with an original score performed live by sound designer Tim Russell. Additional collaborators include Aron Altmark (lighting and media design) and Rebecca Chaleff (dramaturgy). Tickets: $15-35 (Thursdays are pay-what-you-can; Fridays include a post-show discussion) counterpulse.org/event/notaboutrace

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Mark Foehringer’s Nutcracker Sweets

December 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on December 12, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on December 12, 2021 at 1:30 pm

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One event on December 18, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on December 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on December 18, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on December 19, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on December 19, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on December 19, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94123 United States
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$22.50 – $44.50

Mark Foehringer Dance Project|SF announces the return of in-person performances for its annual holiday show, Mark Foehringer’s Nutcracker Sweets, now in its 13th season of the production. Mark Foehringer’s Nutcracker Sweets is a unique 50-minute version of the Nutcracker specifically designed for families with young children. The production features a live 9-piece chamber orchestra with Keisuke Nakagoshi as the pit conductor, Carlos Venturo as Drosselmeyer, Vincent Chavez as the Nephew/Nutcracker and Megan Kurashige as Clara. The Tchaikovsky score was re-orchestrated…

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Mark Foehringer’s Nutcracker Sweets

December 4 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on December 12, 2021 at 1:30 pm

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One event on December 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on December 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

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One event on December 19, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on December 19, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on December 19, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94123 United States
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$22.50 – $44.50

Mark Foehringer Dance Project|SF announces the return of in-person performances for its annual holiday show, Mark Foehringer’s Nutcracker Sweets, now in its 13th season of the production. Mark Foehringer’s Nutcracker Sweets is a unique 50-minute version of the Nutcracker specifically designed for families with young children. The production features a live 9-piece chamber orchestra with Keisuke Nakagoshi as the pit conductor, Carlos Venturo as Drosselmeyer, Vincent Chavez as the Nephew/Nutcracker and Megan Kurashige as Clara. The Tchaikovsky score was re-orchestrated…

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GERALDCASELDANCE: Not About Race Dance

December 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on December 11, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 11, 2021 at 2:00 pm

CounterPulse, 80 Turk St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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$15 – $35

Not About Race Dance is a collaborative, choreographic response to the unacknowledged racial politics in U.S. postmodern dance. It features an all-BIPOC ensemble of five dancers that includes Styles Alexander, Gerald Casel, Audrey Johnson, Karla Quintero, and Cauveri Suresh, with an original score performed live by sound designer Tim Russell. Additional collaborators include Aron Altmark (lighting and media design) and Rebecca Chaleff (dramaturgy). Tickets: $15-35 (Thursdays are pay-what-you-can; Fridays include a post-show discussion) counterpulse.org/event/notaboutrace

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Abhinaya Dance Company: Winter Concert

December 4 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Del Mar HS theater, 1224 Del Mar Avenue San Jose, CA 95128
San Jose, CA 95128 United States
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$15 – $65

Abhinaya Dance Company celebrating 40+ years of dance Solo Presentation by Rasika Kumar with Live Music from Mythili Kumar & Vaishali Ramachandran (nattuvangam), Sindhu Natarajan (vocal), Srinath Bala (mridangam), and Sruti Sarathy (violin). Junior Dance Company presentation (Director: Malavika Walia) Excerpt of ‘Through the eyes of the Apsaras’ with dancers Pooja Sohoni, Vaishali Ramachandran, Aishwarya Venkat, Susmitha Bhat, Kassiyet Honoring Artists & Volunteers Performances at 5pm Followed by a Donor Reception at 6:30pm. Contact abdanceco@gmail.com for more details Abhinaya’s programs are supported,…

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Requiem: Fire in the Air of the Earth

December 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Stanford Memorial Auditorium, 551 Serra Mall
Stanford, CA 94305 United States
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$15 – $68

Led by the extraordinary choreographer and MacArthur genius Kyle Abraham, A.I.M and music pioneer Jlin have come together to create a new work through a reimagining of Mozart’s Requiem in d minor. Abraham and Jlin explore the central theme of one of the most canonical works of white Western classical music, death and the myths of reincarnation, from an explicitly Black perspective. In his fluid choreographic language, Abraham draws from the repertoire of classical ballet, hip-hop, modern dance, and street dance…

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GERALDCASELDANCE: Not About Race Dance

December 4 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on December 11, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 11, 2021 at 7:30 pm

CounterPulse, 80 Turk St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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$15 – $35

Not About Race Dance is a collaborative, choreographic response to the unacknowledged racial politics in U.S. postmodern dance. It features an all-BIPOC ensemble of five dancers that includes Styles Alexander, Gerald Casel, Audrey Johnson, Karla Quintero, and Cauveri Suresh, with an original score performed live by sound designer Tim Russell. Additional collaborators include Aron Altmark (lighting and media design) and Rebecca Chaleff (dramaturgy). Tickets: $15-35 (Thursdays are pay-what-you-can; Fridays include a post-show discussion) counterpulse.org/event/notaboutrace

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SAFEhouse Arts: RAW presents James Andrew Wilson

December 4 @ 8:00 pm
SAFEhouse Arts at 145 Eddy Street, 145 Eddy Street
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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$10

RAW presents James Andrew Wilson James is a performance artist and writer based in Oakland, California whose current interests include overly intimate solo performance, family history archives, and drag. They trained as a physical theatre performer at the Jacques Lecoq school and as a playwright at SF State. They also hold a doctorate in performance studies from the University of Warwick. They have performed in the UK, Europe, Canada, and here in California. Current interests include overly intimate solo performance,…

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Mark Foehringer’s Nutcracker Sweets

December 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on December 18, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on December 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

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One event on December 19, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on December 19, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on December 19, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94123 United States
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$22.50 – $44.50

Mark Foehringer Dance Project|SF announces the return of in-person performances for its annual holiday show, Mark Foehringer’s Nutcracker Sweets, now in its 13th season of the production. Mark Foehringer’s Nutcracker Sweets is a unique 50-minute version of the Nutcracker specifically designed for families with young children. The production features a live 9-piece chamber orchestra with Keisuke Nakagoshi as the pit conductor, Carlos Venturo as Drosselmeyer, Vincent Chavez as the Nephew/Nutcracker and Megan Kurashige as Clara. The Tchaikovsky score was re-orchestrated…

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Mark Foehringer’s Nutcracker Sweets

December 5 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on December 11, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on December 12, 2021 at 1:30 pm

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One event on December 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on December 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on December 18, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on December 19, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on December 19, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on December 19, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94123 United States
+ Google Map
$22.50 – $44.50

Mark Foehringer Dance Project|SF announces the return of in-person performances for its annual holiday show, Mark Foehringer’s Nutcracker Sweets, now in its 13th season of the production. Mark Foehringer’s Nutcracker Sweets is a unique 50-minute version of the Nutcracker specifically designed for families with young children. The production features a live 9-piece chamber orchestra with Keisuke Nakagoshi as the pit conductor, Carlos Venturo as Drosselmeyer, Vincent Chavez as the Nephew/Nutcracker and Megan Kurashige as Clara. The Tchaikovsky score was re-orchestrated…

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Caleb Teicher & Company: More Forever

December 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cal Performances Zellerbach Hall, 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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$32 – $78

More Forever brings together dancer and choreographer Caleb Teicher, a founding member of Dorrance Dance and two-time Bessie Award winner, with pianist and composer Conrad Tao, a recipient of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant, in their Cal Performances debut. More Forever combines tap and Lindy Hop and is danced by the members of Teicher’s acclaimed company without tap shoes, in a 24-foot-square sandbox; Tao performs the piano and electronic score live.

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