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October 2022

A Ballet and Modern Dance Information
Garrett + Moulton
Garret + Moulton's Amy Foley and Nol Simonse in Janice Garrett’s Threnody. Photo: RJ Muna

Updated October 11, 2022

Check with theaters for performance, dates and times.
Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 8:00 pm
Detour Dance x tinypistol
beloved comet falling up
A triptych of duets choreographed by Maurya Kerr and Eric Garcia.
ODC Theater, San Francisco
Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 8:00 pm
Li Chiao-Ping Dance
Here Lies the Truth

A diverse cast of 11 dancers, live music, spoken text, and projections that augment the full experience, the collaborators investigate “truth” as it relates to race, positionality, power, access, and equity.
CounterPulse, San Francisco
Sept. 29 - Oct. 1, 8:00 p.m.
A new work of film and live performance exploring the hidden links between childhood trauma and chronic pain within the context of Latin American culture and traditions.
Joe Goode Annex, San Francisco
Oct. 6, 7:30 PM
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan
13 Tongues

Artistic director Cheng Tsung-lung transforms his childhood memories of the streets of Bangka into a fantastical, dreamlike world, fusing ancient ideas and modern Taipei culture into a visually arresting expression of cultural memory.
Memorial Auditorium, Stanford University
Oct. 6-8, 7:30 pm
Oct. 9, 3:00 pm
Garrett + Moulton Productions
20th Anniversary Season

World premieres by choreographer Janice Garrett and an animated film by Charles Moulton. Llive music conducted by Jonathan Russell.
ODC Theatre, San Francisco
Oct. 7-8
Smuin Ballet
Dance Series 1

Take Five by Rex Wheeler, aka Lady Camden RuPaul’s Drag Race finalist, set to music by Dave Brubeck
Requiem for a Rose by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, set to Franz Schubert, Quintet in C major, Adagio performed by Alban Berg Quartett
The Turntable by Cuban choreographer Osnel Delgado—Read all about it!
Lesher Center, Walnut Creek
Oct. 7- 8
20th Anniversary Performance
3 Guest Choreographers: Nhan Ho, Dominic Duong and Gabriel Mata, and works by Choreographic Advisor Fred Mathews, Gary Masters, and Maria Basile.
Oct. 7 - 8
San Jose Dance Theatre
A Sudden Gust of Wind

Mixed repertoire program features a world premiere work 5 Stages of Grief also Foehringer’s Concerto Grosso and Rhapsodia
Oct. 8, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Yerba Buena Night x Post:ballet
Free evening performance and visual art events.
Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco
Oct. 12–16,
Alonzo King LINES Ballet
Celebration of Alonzo King & Zakir Hussain

A world-renowned master of classical Indian percussion, Hussain partners with Alonzo King to renew traditional forms of music and ballet.
Oct. 13-14, 8:00 pm
Detour Dance

Kat Gorospe Cole and Jeffrey Yip create a multimedia experimental performance centered around mental health and ancestral connection.
CounterPulse, San Francisco
Oct. 14, 8:00 pm
Oct. 15, 7:00 pm
Rogelio Lopez & Dancers
Entre Despierto Y Dormido

Fantasies, anxieties, and a floral print merge on a search for an essential essence that has been shamed away.
Joe Goode Annex, San Francisco
Oct. 16, 12:00 pm & 2:00 pm

A Sunday Series. Conceived, curated, and choreographed by Co-Artistic Director Katerina Wong, a live, collaborative storytelling event.
TJPA's Salesforce Park, 425 Mission St, San Francisco
Oct. 21-22, 28-29
Nursing These Wounds

World Premiere by choreographer Alleluia Panis. A site-specific, immersive dance performance investigating the impact of colonization on Pilipinx health and caregiving through the lens of Pilipinx nurses’ history.
Brava Theater, San Francisco
Oct. 21, 7:00 PM
Oct. 22, 10:30 PM
Arty Party

Live performance and soirée.
say i am you by Resident Choreographer Moscelyne ParkeHarrison. Drinks and a DJ set following the performance. Performance at 8:00pm, Dance Party at 9:00pm.
Heron Arts, San Francisco
Oct. 22, 7:30 pm
Oct. 23, 4:00 pm
Dimensions Dance Theater
50th anniversary

New works by company collaborators. laura elaine ellis’ ruminations. [re]visited and Nimely Napla’s Dai Zoe Bush — The Breaking of the Poro & Sande Bush
Mills College Lisser Hall, Oakland
Oct. 22 - 23, 10:15 a.m., 11 a.m., 11:45 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:15 p.m.
San Francisco Trolley Dances

From SoMa to Chinatown with site-specific performances by Ballet22, Charya Burt, Epiphany Dance Theater, Flying Angels Chinese Dance Company, Grrrl Brigade and Megan Lowe Dances. Each full tour runs approximately two hours.
Full Tour and South of Market Half-Tour Start Point Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Oct. 22, 2:30pm & 7:30PM
Oct. 23, 2:30PM
Oakland Ballet
Luna Mexicana
One of the Bay Area’s most elaborate and inclusive Dia de los Muertos events.
Hammer Theatre, San Jose
Oct. 28- 29, 8:00 pm
Oct. 30, 3:00 pm & 6:00 pm
Nancy Karp + Dancers
fly through the night, and land near dawn
40th Anniversary Season
Premiere. Receptions follow the opening and closing performances.
Oct. 28, 7:30PM
Oct. 29, 2:00PM
Oakland Ballet
Luna Mexicana
One of the Bay Area’s most elaborate and inclusive Dia de los Muertos events.
Oct. 28-30
Liz Lerman
Wicked Bodies

Reflects on many issues centering women and their bodies that have persisted for centuries
Oct. 28 - Nov. 7
13th Annual San Francisco
Dance Film Festival
International and locally produced dance films. At the close of the Festival an invited jury will announce its award selections and give cash prizes in six categories.
various San Francisco theaters and streamed online
Oct. 29–30
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan
13 Tongues

Artistic director Cheng Tsung-lung translates his childhood memories of the bustling street life of Taipei into a vibrant fantasy world
Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley
Oct. 30 - Nov. 7
SF Dance Film Festival
Features 90+ dance films from around the world.
Various San Francisco theaters and streamed online

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