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August 2018

A Ballet and Modern Dance Information Resource

dawsondancesf's Madison Otto
Photo by Devi Pride Photography

Updated Thursday, August 2, 2018
Check with theaters for performance, dates and times.
July 12-Aug. 5
Joe Goode Performance Group
Still Standing
Immerses its small audiences into each room of the stunning Victorian mansion, coming face-to-face with how we are resilient, when we reinvent ourselves, and how we persist.
Haas-Lilienthal House, San Francisco
Aug. 2, 8:00pm
ODC Theater Unplugged
Katie Faulkner's little seismic dance company shares early investigations for their first evening-length dance work currently titled, Divining, conceived as a feminist body-centered research project, set to premiere in February 2019.
ODC Theater, San Francisco
Aug. 6, 6:00pm-8:00pm
AXIS Dance Company
August Dance Jam
An informal space to which dancers of all types and backgrounds are invited to explore their bodies in a kinesthetic relationship to others.
Aug. 9, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Diablo Ballet
8th Annual Gourmet Gallop
Sip, Sample, and Stroll your way through Walnut Creek’s gourmet restaurants, sponsored by Diablo Magazine. Check in at Massimo and make your way to eighteen downtown locations, including five wine tasting stops. All proceeds benefit Diablo Ballet and its PEEK Outreach and PEEK Extension programs.
Downtown Walnut Creek
Aug. 11, 3:00pm
AXIS Dance Company
Choreography & Performance
Free performances. International group of dancers with and without disabilities with their improvisation and choreographic exploration.
August 16th, 2018 Thursday, 6-7:30pm
Acting UP: GIRLFLY Visuals
FREE Event. Treats and the opening of this new visual art exhibit, designed by local youth, for the Tenderloin! GIRLFLY has translated the stories of Tenderloin activists Pratibha Tekkey, Anakh Sul Rama, and Ilana Master—stories about housing, immigration, and labor activism—into visual art.
Tenderloin Museum, San Francisco
Aug. 24- 25, 8:00 p.m.
Mangaku (World premiere)
Floating in Mid Air
Choreography by Gregory Dawson, former Lines Ballet dancer, original music by jazz saxophonist Richard Howell.
Aug. 25, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Kathy Mata Ballet
30th Anniversary Showcase
Features Orpheus in the Underworld" a full-length classical story ballet choreographed and set on the company of volunteer dancers by Joshua Ugarte with assistance from Sachiko Kwan. Also introduces Just Another Ordinary Day which includes modern ballet and musical theater, plus guest performances.
Mercy High School, San Francisco

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