In Practice: Mahealani Uchiyama

…the East Bay, she established her dance center on Heinz Avenue in Berkeley and founded her current performing company, Halau Ka Ua Tuahine. In addition to Hawaiian and Tahitian dance,…

Questions from a Mom

…in life regarding career and how we manage our time is commensurate to our levels of frustration. But there is one very large hole in this argument, because being an…

Westlake School for the Performing Arts: Ballet Teacher

…a graduate of professional ballet school or a Dance Program in the university level. Applicant should have some choreographic experience with setting pieces for children. Send resume to wspa1@sbcglobal.net. Share:…

Dance and Flower: dNagaโ€™s peace about life: Dancing with Parkinsonโ€™s

…misfortunes like illness and injury that can delay achievement or derail a career. Yet even at our best, all we really do is occupy a point on the continuum of…

Book Review: Defining Radical Bodies

…In their essay “Radical Bodies: An Overview,” the curators acknowledge that museums played a legitimating role in Halprin’s, Forti’s, and Rainer’s careers. For example, when the Museum of Modern Art…

Five Tips for Getting Your Money Shit Together: Or, Lessons From a Middle-Aged, Middle Class Dance Artist

…“no” more often, when offered fake opportunities from fellow artists, presenters, festivals, etc. “No” is the appropriate response to an opportunity that neither advances our career in a clear, measurable…

95 WORDS FOR ANNA HALPRIN

…and artistic work. Dear Anna, 95 words for 95 years. Impossible, of course. Ninety-five thousand words didn’t cover the first 87 years of your life when I built a net

A Summer in San Francisco

…just to San Francisco. I love traveling alone and walking through new cities, pretending I know where I’m going. I often call these “self-guided walking tours,” but really it’s aimless…

Embracing the Past and Guiding Tomorrow

…familiar with Hawaiian culture and share with them the spirit of aloha. A portion of the proceeds from this showcase directly benefit the Kaululehua Hawaiian Cultural Center. Alfiche and his…

MIZMAR, GHAWAZI AND SWORDS โ€“ OH MY! Celebrating Community Through Dance

…mask and possibly a live snake. Expect to see an array of textiles, including costumes made from assuit (a net-like cloth from Egypt with metal hand woven throughout in figural…