Feminist Space in Dance: hers and hers asks questions with little seismic’s Katie Faulkner

Hey, We’re hers and hers. A new queer feminist dance collective in San Francisco We (Courtney King and myself) craft dance-theater with strong woman-identified performers, we write epic poems that make their way into our dances, we blog, we interview our local communities as fieldwork, we conduct an ongoing 35mm film portrait series, we Instagram, […]

In Conversation with Tonya Amos

In Conversation, a series of interviews exploring exchanges about dance and different folks’ relationship to dance.     Tonya Amos received a BA in Cultural Anthropology from U.C. Berkeley & trained four years on full scholarship at Alvin Ailey American Dance Center. A member of Actors Equity Association, she has appeared with Alvin Ailey American […]

We Love Like Barnacles: Crip Lives in Climate Chaos

Lobby experience includes a pre-performance lounge and an online auction. All performance screenings followed by a live Q & A. All performances will be ASL interpreted and Audio Described.  Join us amidst waves of gratitude and grief as we gather online to celebrate the wisdom and resilience of our communities. In these heartbreaking times when we are […]

Finding the Fog Beast

My hairdresser is obsessed with tracking Mountain Lion sightings in the Santa Cruz mountains. She follows locals on instagram who live along the lion’s territorial maps and also the online  Santa Cruz Puma Project tracking system. I understand the appeal. There is something about these majestic, elusive creatures that pulls our imagination. Perhaps it is […]

KSP Studios Class Schedule

Join us at the newest spot in Oakland for dancing, KSP Studios! Here at KSP Studios, all of our instructors are people of color, offering classes in varying levels and for all body types! With 9 new classes for the summer and 8 of our favorite classes continuing on for the summer, we have a […]

Thru Da Lenz Photography: Collaborative Photoshoot

Jose Jimenez is an emerging freelance photographer based in Sacramento specializing in creative photography and has a passion for helping people capture their inner creativity in a variety of art forms. He is seeking to work with more creatives, specifically dancers. A free collaborative photo session. He is available to travel across the Bay Area. If […]

10 in 10 Video Series

10 questions in 10 minutes. Quick insights with the Bay Area dance community. As our community continues to re-imagine hybrid performance and dance-making, the 10 in 10 interview series speaks to those right in the thick of creating dynamic dance works. Lydia Clinton brings her bubbly and energetic personality to the virtual space of TikTok, […]

CANCELLED – Aristos, the Epic of Achilles and Patroclus

At this time, HaoExpression has cancelled their upcoming performances. Read more here. A musical movement theater performance that unfolds the mythical romance of Achilles and Patroclus against the backdrop of the Trojan War. Torn between loyalty to his comrades and desperate love for a boy he no longer recognizes, the young soldier Patroclus makes a […]

A Letter to Our Multi-Marginalized Disabled Dancers

My beloved disabled dancers,

I am gazing at the shadows of trees dancing upon
gravel walls as the golden hour sun joins in.
It’s beautiful isn’t it?

The Trinity of Souls and Mother Pine

The 14th Episode of House/Full of BlackWomen: New Chitlin Circuitry: Reparations Vaudeville The Trinity of Souls and Mother Pine Installation and Song/Poem/Prayer Circle. An installation for public meditation for breathing new life into Deep East Oakland in the form of the divine black fem/mother and the phases of the moon who reminds us of our rooted […]