Change and Age: Women Dancers in Midlife

…another affords the opportunity to continue the process begun in the interviews. This desire to share provided the inspiration for the series of workshops Taira Restar, MA, and I have…

Gray Zones: Ko Muroboshi’s Hand in the Development of inkBoat’s Crazy Cloud

…societally defined acceptable behavior and that which is illegitimate, invisible, gauche. The fabricated fictions of black and white—or, respectively, the invisible and the mainstream, the illegitimate and the legitimate—and its…

A View From the Trenches: Critical Losses

theater lobby with their insights and questions, their skepticism and their admiration. The dynamic growth in the dance field from coast to coast was due in great part to the

Deborah Slater Dance Theater Celebrates 20 Years

the characters. They always knew where they were going, where they had been. Because I spent a lot of time working in theater it’s important to me that the performer…

What’s a Live Film Festival?: And other fun questions like: Milkbar, a new organic drink or a collective of artists?

…you out of the everyday. The intimate, informal performance and social experience: where artists can present work out of their normal mode, works in progress, and experiments, and have the

The Emperor’s Old Clothes?: Reflections on Thirty Years of the Ethnic Dance Festival

…it’s time to pull back and consider the larger implications of the messages broadcast through the EDF. The packaging of culture is a critical issue everywhere we look today. If…

Conversations with Anna Halprin

…dance rebel, inspirational educator and iconoclast have continued to evolve as the phrase “oldest living” increasingly frames each reference positioning her in the field of American dance. There is an…

Terry Sendgraff: We See You Flying!

…teacher transitioned peacefully in her home in Oakland, California on September 6, 2019. She was 85 years old. An icon in the San Francisco Bay Area, Terry influenced the fields…

Bold New Strokes: The Inauguration of the Performing Diaspora Festival

…art is seen in the future. In this way, the impact of performance art is multi-layered.” The harnessing of new technologies is major component of the program. According to Robinson,…

Art, Dance, Theory, and Perception

…view, that I oppose, thinks of mind as internal, mind as intellectual, mind as deliberative. I’m interested in the idea that we’re engaged, we’re involved, we’re at home in the