Autumn Program. Oct. 18-24, 2021

DANCE

Artists are listed in alphabetical order.


ABADÁ-Capoeira San Francisco

Spirit of Brazil

Date(s) & Time(s)Saturday, October 23, 12:00 PM
Duration: 60 minutess w/out intermission
Location: Parade Ground
Ticket Prices: $20 - $25


Spirit of Brazil ’21 presents the artistic elements of Capoeira through a fusion of contemporary and traditional music, dance, and martial arts from Brazil. Born out of a resistance to oppression and now internationally practiced, Capoeira’s history reminds audiences of the power of resistance—a message that is especially relevant today.


Abhinaya Dance Company

Bharatanatyam - Solos and Duets

Date(s) & Time(s)Sunday, October 24, 1:00 PM
Duration: 30 minutess w/out intermission
Location: Eucalyptus Grove
Ticket Prices: $20 - $25

This performance is part of a shared bill with: Shambhavi Dandekar & SISK Dance Ensemble

Abhinaya Dance Company presents Bharatanatyam, a classical dances nurtured in the temples of South India. Through intricate rhythm, and a unique language of gestures, the dance presents vivid stories from Hindu mythology.


Alyce Finwall Dance Theater

In Response

Date(s) & Time(s)Saturday, October 23, 4:00 PM
Duration: 10 minutess w/out intermission
Location: Parade Ground
Ticket Prices: $16 - $20

This performance is part of a shared bill with: Embody Dance Project

"in Response" was created for ODC Theater's Pilot program, March 2014, re-created here by Sasha Gologorskaya (dancer) and Serena Fan (14 year old violinist). This is a tour de force solo for both dancer and violinist.


CALI & CO dance in Co-Lab with The Welcome Matt

ADAPT

Date(s) & Time(s)Saturday, October 23, 1:00 PM
Duration: 15 minutess w/out intermission
Location: Fort Mason Steps / Eucalyptus Grove
Ticket Prices: $16 - $20

This performance is part of a shared bill with: Push Up Something Hidden and Concept o4

Location, identity and adapting are at the forefront of CALI & CO dance’s work, ADAPT, featuring original live music from long-time collaborator Matt Langlois/Matt EL. The ADAPT series is a collaboratively created dance piece, adapted to new and unconventional spaces, big and small, indoor and outdoor; changing the experience and outcome of the piece for performer and audiences at every site.


Concept o4

Eden. The Joy of Being.

Date(s) & Time(s)Saturday, October 23, 1:00 PM
Duration: 30 minutess w/out intermission
Location: Fort Mason Steps / Eucalyptus Grove
Ticket Prices: $16 - $20

This performance is part of a shared bill with: Push Up Something Hidden and CALI & CO dance in Co-Lab with The Welcome Matt

Concept o4 presents two works. "Eden" (2021) is a six-person ensemble work that reflects on trust, change, and belief in the common good. "The Joy of Being with Another Person" (2019) is a duet about the joy, reflection, and agony of being in a relationship with another person.


Embody Dance Project

Elements

Date(s) & Time(s)Saturday, October 23, 4:00 PM
Duration: 50 minutess w/out intermission
Location: Parade Ground
Ticket Prices: $16 - $20

This performance is part of a shared bill with: Alyce Finwall Dance Theater

Performing excerpts of new works from their upcoming show, as well as past works with the company. New works by Vinnie Jones, Naomi Sailors and Patience Gordon, as well as works by Sasha Gologorskaya and Fabiana Santiago.


Mix'd Ingrdnts Dance Company

Emerging in a Space of Resilience

Date(s) & Time(s)Saturday, October 23, 2:00 PM
Duration: 60 minutess w/out intermission
Location: Parade Ground
Ticket Prices: $20 - $25


This show will take you on a journey using hip-hop, street dance, underground, & technical styles, telling stories that we as humans can relate to & resonate with. Exploring the layers of uncertainty, endurance, resilience, joy, & art that reflects the times, this show will leave audiences intrigued, captivated, hopeful, and inspired.


Push Up Something Hidden

What's Done Is Done

Date(s) & Time(s)Saturday, October 23, 1:00 PM
Duration: 10 minutess w/out intermission
Location: Fort Mason Steps / Eucalyptus Grove
Ticket Prices: $16 - $20

This performance is part of a shared bill with: Concept o4 and CALI & CO dance in Co-Lab with The Welcome Matt

What's Done Is Done dances Macbeth and Lady Macbeth's relationship--perfect love living beside inward, personal turmoil--in a space where only the vertical is possible. A love story on a staircase; an affair that can only move in two directions; a snapshot of the ups and downs of relationships; a portal into the joy and suffering caused by living in confinement with a loved one.


Shambhavi Dandekar & SISK Dance Ensemble

Kathak Performance

Date(s) & Time(s)Sunday, October 24, 1:00 PM
Duration: 25 minutess w/out intermission
Location: Eucalyptus Grove
Ticket Prices: $20 - $25

This performance is part of a shared bill with: Abhinaya Dance Company

Kathak originated from the traveling bards of North India, called 'Kathakaars' or storytellers. The 'Kathakaars' presented legendary stories about Lord Krishna via music and dance. Over the years, along with storytelling, the dance element also gained prominence. The present-day Kathak is a beautiful amalgamation of storytelling, vigorous footwork, and fast spins!


Steamroller Dance Company

Imposter Syndrome

Date(s) & Time(s)Saturday, October 23, 8:00 PM, Sunday, October 24, 2:00 PM
Duration: 60 minutess w/out intermission
Location: Young Performers Theatre
Ticket Prices: $16 - $20


Imposter Syndrome is homage to the company's first appearance in the 2016 SF International Arts Festival. In a disturbing cabaret featuring the company's athleticism, Imposter Syndrome uses personal narratives of a queer Asian cast to explore the intersections of constantly changing definitions of queer identity with race, gender and sexuality.


Theatre Flamenco San Francisco

Señora Carola Dominates! (working title)

Date(s) & Time(s)Sunday, October 24, 4:00 PM
Duration: 60 minutess w/out intermission
Location: Eucalyptus Grove
Ticket Prices: $20 - $25


Artistic Director, Carola Zertuche will create a new group show to mark Theatre Flamenco de San Francisco's performance at the Festival in Fort Mason. Widely regarded for her expertise and passion in the art of Flamenco dance, she is also a strict disciplinarian and will whip the company into shape in time for the show.

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