How to Move to Berlin: a Dancer’s Survival Guide or 12-step Program or a Gentrification Manual Or… Can Moving Be Called Contemporary Dance?

Full Disclosure: This article doesn’t exactly know what form it wants to take yet. Similar to its author, this article holds a lot of new information from the past year […]

Accumulating Objects and Disappearing Dances: A new approach to curating SF’s Contemporary Jewish Museum

A new museum is an odd place, brimming with contradictions. On the one hand, a museum building, however post-modern, is infused with people’s expectations of quietly contemplating material culture. On […]

In Practice: Encounters Over 60 with Margaret Jenkins

Merián Soto, Photo by Bill Hebert In October and November 2019, I saw the work of three remarkable New York-based artists: Adia Whitaker, Miguel Gutierrez, and Tere O’Connor. Although O’Connor […]

FACT/SF’s New Commissioning Program JuMP: Balancing Breadth and Depth

OFTEN WHEN THERE ISN’T an ideal opportunity at hand, you have to create one for yourself. In that vein, FACT/SF founder and Artistic Director Charles Slender has recently created a […]

Welcome, Sep 2010

Everything is set to launch another rich dance season and September marks the return of new productions, programs and renewed theaters that reflect our robust growing community. I’ve purposefully used […]

Bigger, Better, Faster, More: Audience Development Tools for the 21st Century

THERE’S A REVOLUTION BREWING in audience development, that amorphous and all-encompassing term that describes the tools we use to lure and keep patrons in our seats. A slew of new […]

Dances Sung, Songs Moved: Fog Beast Serves it Up in The Big Reveal

I just want to infect you Crawl into your brain Sprout up out your head Into the sunlight that I need so bad It’s okay I’ll find my way Over […]

Flying Somewhere New: Introducing the Center for Dance and Aerial Arts, in Conversation with Joanna Haigood

My relationship with heights is not a good one. I’m no fan; we’ve never been friends; and I would even characterize our co-existence as mildly contentious. For me, the ground […]

In Practice: Ramon Ramos Alayo and John Santos

This year, the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival (SFEDF) takes place for the first time at the San Francisco War Memorial Opera House. It is also the first year that […]

Cid Pearlman Performance: (home)Body

Cid Pearlman Performance announces new immersive dance/poetry/video/installation, home(Body), which is now viewable at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, as part of the Rydell Fellows’ exhibition. (home)Body was […]