Talkin’ Bout Our G-G-Generation: The First Dance Discourse Project Sparks a Dialogue About Who We Are Now

Does Bay Area dance today have a zeitgeist, or is its hallmark fracture and disorganization? Is there a contemporary expression of post modernism, or have we lost sight of our history? What is the role of schools and venues in shaping the local dance community? These were some of the many provocative questions that electrified […]

Collected Breath

RAWdance presents “Collected Breath”: a Midnight Artist Collaboration with Jim Campbell’s Studio From midnight to 1am, each night for the month of May, RAWdance will be poised 1,070 feet above the city, lighting up Jim Campbell’s Day for Night installation as part of the artist’s studio’s monthly “midnight artist collaboration,” in partnership with Boston Properties, […]

Collected Breath

RAWdance presents “Collected Breath”: a Midnight Artist Collaboration with Jim Campbell’s Studio From midnight to 1am, each night for the month of May, RAWdance will be poised 1,070 feet above the city, lighting up Jim Campbell’s Day for Night installation as part of the artist’s studio’s monthly “midnight artist collaboration,” in partnership with Boston Properties, […]

Collected Breath

RAWdance presents “Collected Breath”: a Midnight Artist Collaboration with Jim Campbell’s Studio From midnight to 1am, each night for the month of May, RAWdance will be poised 1,070 feet above the city, lighting up Jim Campbell’s Day for Night installation as part of the artist’s studio’s monthly “midnight artist collaboration,” in partnership with Boston Properties, […]

Collected Breath

RAWdance presents “Collected Breath”: a Midnight Artist Collaboration with Jim Campbell’s Studio From midnight to 1am, each night for the month of May, RAWdance will be poised 1,070 feet above the city, lighting up Jim Campbell’s Day for Night installation as part of the artist’s studio’s monthly “midnight artist collaboration,” in partnership with Boston Properties, […]

SMELLS LIKE TEEN SPIRIT

THE FIRST TIME I WORKED with the teens of YBCA’s Young Artists at Work program (YAAW), I watched them navigate Keith Hennessey’s Turbulence: A Dance About the Economy after discussing some components of the performance score. Later that season we crawled through the Topham Studio together with Nora Chipaumire, who was visiting for a run […]

Illusions, Mesmerism and Music

The 14th Episode of House/Full of BlackWomen: New Chitlin Circuitry: Reparations Vaudeville Illusions, Mesmerism, and Music with Zakiya Oyadolu Harris and Yvette Aldama. Video art and Music w/ Alexa Lexigon Burrell. Where we destroy illusions with sleight of hand, awaken from the hypnosis of “Dr. Mesmer’s Memes”, holla the music of crows, strikes and rent […]

Turning Point: Re-Defining Bay Area Ballet

BALLET IS DEAD, bemoans dance historian Jennifer Homans in her latest opus, Apollo’s Angels: A History of Ballet. Homans grew up in the Balanchine era and now finds the contemporary ballet scene to be an arid desert, bereft of choreographic vitality. Many argue that Homan’s 600-page tome declares the opposite—that ballet is alive and well—and […]

Tax Tips for Artists

Home in Office If you book your gigs from home and/or rehearse there, you may take the portion of your apartment that is used exclusively and year round for that purpose. If it’s just a desk in a corner, it’s still worth taking as it enables you to take mileage every time you leave your […]

ODC/Dance: Marketing Associate

Marketing Associate Full time, 30 hrs/per week, Non-Exempt The Marketing Associate helps plan and implement our digital marketing and advertising activities through daily administrative and operational tasks. Reporting directly to the Senior Digital Marketing Manager, this position is mainly responsible for maintaining the ODC website, supporting the development of email and social media campaigns, assisting […]