Arts Leadership and a Healthy Arts Community

…understanding of healthy leadership and functional organizations. First, thanks largely to the internet and all its technological progeny, we are now living in a horizontal, networked world, not the vertical,…

Serious Inquiry Generates Playfulness in Kegan Marlingโ€™s Remake of Jump Ship

…social understandings and cultural customs, Marling says. “Although I was comfortable identifying as gay, I had little understanding of gay culture or history… nor did I think I needed to…

Welcome

…in her case, being a Muslim-American woman. Kathak provides a platform for Shaikh “to bridge cultures…and do [her] part in influencing a global culture that can be positive, supportive, and…

A View From the Trenches: Critical Losses

…and her full-time slot left unfilled, and 40-plus year veteran Deborah Jowitt’s weekly column in the Village Voice diminished by two-thirds. The writers who framed my career, alerted me to…

Lessons Learned Pulling Double Duty: In Conversation with Robert Dekkers

…all levels, including many on the cusp of a professional career. Alumni have gone on to dance in a variety of companies including New York City Ballet, San Francisco Ballet…

The Call: San Francisco Native Margaret Jenkins Always Moves Forward

…the leading edge of performance with Judy Job, Welland Lathrop and Gloria Unti in the Bay Area and with Twyla Tharp, James Dunn, Gus Solomons, Merce Cunningham, Viola Farber and…

REST/UNREST: Latina/o/x choreographers provide community and craft to strategize, recover, and resist.

…Nuevo México, representa las cuatro direcciones, las cuatro estaciones, los cuatro elementos y los cuatro rincones de la tierra. En un momento vulnerable de agitación política, FLACC 2017 se equilibra…

Intimate Revolutions: The Choreography of Anne Bluethenthal

…a deep consideration of what we care about, who we care for, who cares for us and what it would be to live in a world where women’s ways of…

Farewell to Muriel; Review: San Francisco Ballet, May 26, 2007

…standees three deep, for the farewell performance of San Francisco Ballet’s French diva, Sunday night, May 26. When the curtain finally came down on a one-night-only “Farewell” program that was…

A Messenger Creating Community: An Interview with Nimely Napla

…where I first formed the Nimely Pan African Dance Company. I wanted to keep in touch with Liberia’s heritage and rich culture, and for other people to experience Liberian culture…