A SOTA Love Letter: Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts

…Afro-Brazilian, Polynesian and others. World Dance Director, Joti Singh makes the distinction, “World Dance is a completely separate program from Dance. Students audition specifically for the World Dance program; we…

Critical Pedagogy: The Art & Power of the Question

…Chomsky on MisEducation. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. -Dewey, J. 1934. Art as Experience. New York: Capricorn. -Freire, P. 2004. Pedagogy of Hope. London: Continuum Press. -Freire, P. 1987. Pedagogy…

Turning Point: Re-Defining Bay Area Ballet

…smorgasbord of activities like soccer, karate, kids yoga, girl’s empowerment classes, and technological distractions like computer games and instant messaging. Programs like Dancing with the Stars, Glee, and So You

Poppin’ Fresh: The 12th Annual SF Hip Hop DanceFest

…be super-ultra (and sold out). Program A runs Friday, Nov 19, at 8pm and Sunday, Nov 21, at 2pm Program B runs Saturday, Nov 20, at 8pm, and Sunday, Nov…

Finding Flamenco: A Journey Full of La Duende

come, we try to explain. You will not learn this by next week, or by next month, or even by next year, we say. In flamenco, you need patience. You

1519’s Curtain Call: Pivotal Queer Art Performance Space Closes

…In the true style of their activism, Sopprani, Wachalovsky, along with Julie Phelps, Maya Orli-Cohen, Jesse Hewit, Jorge De Hoyos, Mark McBeth, and others organized a wake for the space….

A Decade of Difference; Voice of Dance Comes Into Its Own, Mar 2007

…meetings, bringing together many of the strongest forces in the Bay Area’s modern dance and ballet community, including the San Francisco Ballet, ODC, Margaret Jenkins Dance Company, and Dancers’ Group’s…

Toward and Away: Strengthening Family Bonds Through Creative Dance

…work. Ongoing professional development is provided for interns and agency staff who receive regular MPACT programming through CIDL workshops, in-service training, observation assignments and supervised teaching. Before I came to…

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…

Everything I Need to Know I Learned in Jazz Class

you don’t choose something, your body will get confused and you will not develop the muscle memory for that movement. Similarly, in life, we should make choices, commit to them,…