ONSITE: Fog Beast

Dancers’ Group and the Asian Art Museum presented Fog Beast’s The Big Reveal 

Expanding our notions of what a dance performance can be: The Big Reveal brought into focus human migration, ecology, living history and belonging.

Thu, Jul 18; Sat & Sun, July 20-21, 2019 at the Asian Art Museum, SF

Read the review by Melissa Hudson Bell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos by Robbie Sweeny

Conceived and Choreographed by Melecio Estrella and Andrew Ward
Musical Direction and Performance: Ben Juodvalkis
Creation and Performance: Katie Faulkner, Danny Nguyen, Melissa Lewis, Wailana Simcock, Janine Trinidad and Patricia West
Dramaturgy and Choreographic Counsel: Damara Ganley

All performances were FREE

Special Guest Artist: Dr. Andrew Jones was a guest performer in the July 20 and 21  performances of “The Big Reveal”.
Dr. Andrew Jones is deputy director of the Climate Readiness Institute and a research scientist in the Climate and Ecosystem Sciences Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory where he leads the Earth Systems and Society Program Domain.

Special Guest Artist: Antwan Davis was a guest performer in the July 20 and 21  performances of “The Big Reveal.
Antwan Davis is a stepper and body percussionist for the last 15 years. He has worked internationally and nationally with Stomp, Step Africa, and co-founded Molodi, a Las Vegas based dance company. He is currently working with Destiny Arts as a teacher and choreographer.


Read more about Fog Beast

Finding the Fog Beast By Damara Vita Ganley

Dances Sung, Songs Moved: Fog Beast Serves it Up in The Big Reveal By Sarah Chenoweth

A man standing in the desert as the sun sets raising both hands with palms up and arms straight. He is standing before a structure of sticks.
Photo by Jessica Swanson