SF Dance Film Festival Spring Fling

Bringing live performance from the stage to the screen, San Francisco Dance Film Festival’s Spring Fling Festival pays tribute to all the dancers who were prevented from performing live for the past year. From May 14 – 23, enjoy on-demand access to four dynamic productions by some of the most influential choreographers working today in contemporary dance […]

SF Dance Film Festival Spring Fling

Bringing live performance from the stage to the screen, San Francisco Dance Film Festival’s Spring Fling Festival pays tribute to all the dancers who were prevented from performing live for the past year. From May 14 – 23, enjoy on-demand access to four dynamic productions by some of the most influential choreographers working today in contemporary dance […]

Kathy Mata Ballet: Spring Showcase

Kathy Mata Ballet celebrates Spring Showcase 2022, presenting classical and contemporary ballet pieces, performed with live accompaniment. Company members and guests perform in many different dance styles, including musical theater, modern, lyrical fusion, contemporary, character and more. PLEASE NOTE: due to COVID-19 restrictions, this event is currently available for ONLINE viewing only (not in-person attendance). […]

Children’s Tales From Around the World

Saint Mary’s College’s Children’s Tales From Around the Globe is an on-demand dance theatre film of stories inspired by the books Strega Nona by Tomie dePaola, My Feet Are Laughing by Lissette Norman, Call Me Tree by Maya Christina Gonzalez, The Corn Story, and other favorite childhood tales from the Saint Mary’s College dancers’/actors’ diverse cultures. Post-show discussion topics and ideas for lessons can be emailed […]

Kathy Mata Ballet: Spring Showcase

Kathy Mata Ballet celebrates Spring Showcase 2022, presenting classical and contemporary ballet pieces, performed with live accompaniment. Company members and guests perform in many different dance styles, including musical theater, modern, lyrical fusion, contemporary, character and more. PLEASE NOTE: due to COVID-19 restrictions, this event is currently available for ONLINE viewing only (not in-person attendance). […]

Children’s Tales From Around the World

Saint Mary’s College’s Children’s Tales From Around the Globe is an on-demand dance theatre film of stories inspired by the books Strega Nona by Tomie dePaola, My Feet Are Laughing by Lissette Norman, Call Me Tree by Maya Christina Gonzalez, The Corn Story, and other favorite childhood tales from the Saint Mary’s College dancers’/actors’ diverse cultures. Post-show discussion topics and ideas for lessons can be emailed […]

Casting Call for a New “African” Dance Reality Show

Internationally-Flexing, Izzie-Award-winning, Artistic Director of Afro Urban Society, Nkeiruka Oruche, a 15-year+ IRL & URL vibes dispenser and charlatan of Afro Urban Dance is casting for a new show that takes place at the renowned Ase-Umoja-Juju Cultural Dance Center. 

FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL – 20th Anniversary

The 20th annual FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL of transgender, gender-nonconforming, and queer performance, showcasing dance, theater, music, poetry, and comedy – expands to two weeks of FREE online performances, presented from June 18-27 during Pride 2021 – and features edgy, exquisite, and extraordinary performances by 40+ groundbreaking transgender, non-binary, queer, BIPOC, Deaf and disabled artists and […]

Welcome

I wrote my first dance review for the San Francisco Bay Guardian in the late 90s. I had been writing listings for a while and this was my big break—500 words on the Bay Area debut of Sonya Delwaide’s Compagnie de Danse L’Astragale at Laney College in Oakland. When I received the first edits from, […]

Burn Scars

You can still see the burn scars that dot the hills near the campus where I live, which is on the unceded territory of the Awaswas-speaking Uypi tribe and the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band