Welcome, November 2014

…it is how so many in our community respond to an ever fluctuating amount of support from donors, funders and even audiences. One of the products of our planning process…

The Bay Areaโ€™s Summer Performances: Theatrical adventures for any taste

…also an eye-opener for many to the sheer cultural range of the Bay Area dance scene. All of the troupes, from Raices de Mi Tierra’s Mexican Folklorico to Gadung Kasturi’s…

Dance Theater on the Eve of the Election

…for the individual but for the whole culture: that we have people go to war for us.” Veterans of War, Veterans of Peace, a collection of essays and poems written…

The MAGO Project

CHOREOGRAPHER DOHEE LEE has given a lot of thought to the multifaceted ways in which myths and cultural stories affect our sense of homeland, belonging and legacy. Her upcoming performance,…

The 2017 Fires: Reflecting and Preparing

…raged, Dancers’ Group shared resources via email and social media, while also trying to be sensitive to something we heard from our colleagues at Dance Source Houston – their local…

Travel to move: An Interview with Zenรณn Barrรณn

Currently, Barrón’s classes are held in San Francisco’s LINES Dance Center (for the adults) and the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts (for the children). He works with many talented…

SPEAK: An Ever-larger Disappearing Act

…spaces from December through February. Over the years I have always made work that was site-sensitive, even in proscenium spaces, and now find my work getting more and more malleable…

CANCELLED – Aristos, the Epic of Achilles and Patroclus

…However, as in all our productions, serious topics are presented in a sensitive, poetic, and imaginative fashion accessible to all ages. Rather than staging crude representations that shock and disturb,…

Exploring Power and Agency in Early Childhood Dance

…to cultivate developmentally appropriate ways for children to explore these topics and to me, dance is one of those ways. Within the current dominant U.S. culture, the most common way…

With Their Own Special Flair: Five Mexican Folklรณrico Companies Perform New Traditional Work

…Ethnic Dance Festival isn’t there to pat us on the back for being culturally sensitive and aware. The artists who perform in the Festival are talented dancers and choreographers who…