SPEAK: Invaluable Lessons

Photo by Keith Sutter My first week as Artistic Director of Sacramento Ballet, I learned we had lost our warehouse space and would need to deeply consolidate our sets and costumes. As my Production Manager walks me through the warehouse, I point to things we can let go of, and things I see us using […]

Silicon Valley Dance Festival: Renewal

ZiRu Dance announces the Third Annual Silicon Valley Dance Festival, entitled Renewal, presented via livestream December 19-20 and continuing on demand through January 3. Renewal is a year-long project of ZiRu Dance consisting of two festivals — December 2020 and March 2021 — workshop classes, and international cultural exchange focused on positive growth, healing, and equity […]

Journey to Surrender

Journey to Surrender is Erik K. Raymond Lee’s first dance short film project featuring dancer Jeremy Brooks, and presented by Lee’s newly formed dance company, His Legacy Dance Collective. Journey to Surrender is an invitation and encouragement to relinquish control of circumstances beyond our capacity and accessing the immeasurably great benefits God has for us when […]

The Reclaiming

But I was never formally taught how to advocate for myself—there’s no class for that. But what if I had been expected to point my feet, hold my core, and be able to speak up for myself? What if there had been language developed to approach difficult dance situations?

The Manifesto of the Collective

After months of colliding with each other, our very own Niara Hardister took the initiative to assemble the most inclusive, supportive, and talented group of folks I know.

Cancelled – Spirit of Brazil ’21

*Event Cancelled due to weather. San Francisco International Arts Festival will present a combination live in-person and livestream program that culminates in a two-day outdoor program to take place at the Fort Mason Center (on the weekend of October 23-24). The weekend will feature over 30 dance, theatre and music ensembles and companies in more than two dozen separate concerts. Tickets available for single concerts and Festival Passes for multiple shows. The 2021 program celebrates the (cautious and health-conscious) reopening of San Francisco’s […]

In Conversation: Claudine Naganuma and Selma Apara

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CSUEB Inclusive Performance Festival

The Festival runs from Tue, April 6– Sat, May 8. The Cal State East Bay Department of Theatre and Dance is collaborating with Dandelion Dancetheater and a wildly diverse group of artists, activists, free-thinkers, and creative rabble-rousers to launch the first annual Inclusive Performance Festival (IPF) throughout April/May 2021. The IPF is a grass-roots, DIY, […]

CSUEB Inclusive Performance Festival

The Festival runs from Tue, April 6– Sat, May 8. The Cal State East Bay Department of Theatre and Dance is collaborating with Dandelion Dancetheater and a wildly diverse group of artists, activists, free-thinkers, and creative rabble-rousers to launch the first annual Inclusive Performance Festival (IPF) throughout April/May 2021. The IPF is a grass-roots, DIY, […]

CSUEB Inclusive Performance Festival

The Festival runs from Tue, April 6– Sat, May 8. The Cal State East Bay Department of Theatre and Dance is collaborating with Dandelion Dancetheater and a wildly diverse group of artists, activists, free-thinkers, and creative rabble-rousers to launch the first annual Inclusive Performance Festival (IPF) throughout April/May 2021. The IPF is a grass-roots, DIY, […]