Dancers’ Group and the Asian Art Museum presented Fog Beast’s The Big Reveal

Expanding our notions of what a dance performance can be: The Big Reveal brought into focus human migration, ecology, living history and belonging.

Read the review by Melissa Hudson Bell















Photos by Robbie Sweeny

Conceived and Choreographed by Melecio Estrella and Andrew Ward
Musical Direction and Performance: Ben Juodvalkis
Creation and Performance: Katie Faulkner, Danny Nguyen, Melissa Lewis, Wailana Simcock, Janine Trinidad and Patricia West
Dramaturgy and Choreographic Counsel: Damara Ganley

Thu, Jul 18; Sat & Sun, July 20-21

Asian Art Museum, SF

All performances were FREE

Read more about Fog Beast

Finding the Fog Beast By Damara Vita Ganley

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

A man standing in the desert as the sun sets raising both hands with palms up and arms straight. He is standing before a structure of sticks.
Photo by Jessica Swanson

ONSITE is a program of free, large-scale, site-specific dance in San Francisco. 

Learn more about past ONSITE performances:

July 2017: AXIS Dance Company
Occupy – A site-specific journey through an urban garden

August-September 2016: NAKA Dance Theater
RACE: Stories From The Tenderloin

February-July 2015: Shinichi Iova-Koga/inkBoat
95 Rituals (for Anna Halprin)

April-May 2014: Sara Shelton Mann
The Eye of Horus: Five Solos: Views of the Primal Body 

June 2013: Amara Tabor-Smith
He Moved Swiftly But Gently Down the Not Too Crowded Street: Ed Mock and Other True Tales in a City That Once Was…

September 2012: Jo Kreiter
Niagara Falling: a visually arresting aerial dance and multimedia event.

September-October: 2011 Katie Faulkner
We Don’t Belong Here: a portable movement, video, and sound event.

March 2010: Ben Levy
Intimate Visibility: A collision of new media, dance, and flash mob.

February 2010: Erika Chong Shuch
Love Everywhere: A public celebration of love.

August 2009: Patrick Makuakane
Hit and Run Hula: Taking San Francisco by storm in a hula ambush.

May 2009: Anna Halprin
Spirit of Place: A performance responding to the site at Stern Grove, a space designed by Lawrence Halprin

August 2008: Joanna Haigood
Shifting Cornerstone: A window between the present and the past, between memory and imagination.