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Smuin's Dance Series 01

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Smuin's Dance Series 01
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Garrett + Moulton Productions
Photo by RJ Muna

Updated September 18, 2018

Check with theaters for performance, dates and times.
Sept. 6-9
Garrett + Moulton Dance
Stabat Mater (Premiere)
A visually stark but emotionally charged landscape in which the dancers and movement choir ride dark undercurrents
Mad Brass (Premiere)
Propels the 23 performers through a colorful environment of unbound joy
Sept. 7-8, 8:00pm
The Mary Sano Studio of Duncan Dancing
Dancing Dreaming Isadora:
Reflections on the Past, Visions of the Future

Highlights from Duncan's choreography as well as Sano's original work.
ODC Theater, San Francisco
Sept. 7- 8, 8:00 pm
Sept. 9, 5:30 pm
SOULSKIN Dance
Hero
(world premiere)
Collaborative experience of dance, spoken word, live music, and video that explores the meaning and role of the HERO in our contemporary, fractured, but beautiful world. Choreographed by Artistic Director Adrianna Thompson with spoken word by Lilly Bright and Guest Artist Sebastien Thill.
Dance Mission Theater, San Francisco
Sept. 13–22, Thu, Fri, and Sat at 8:00pm
CounterPulse
Deborah Slater/Deborah Slater Dance Theater & John Fesenko
In Civility #2: Outrage Machine

& dævron & Raissa Simpson’s PUSH Dance Company
TecTonic Shifts

Thursdays are pay-what-you-can, reservable online
CounterPulse, San Francisco
Sept.21, 6:00 PM
Post:Ballet
P:B Jam 2018

Special fundraising event in support of the upcoming milestone season, which features new collaborations with Oakland-based singer/songwriter Star Amerasu and The Living Earth Show as well as an encore presentation of Lavender Country production. Enjoy culinary creations by Post’s chief chef Brenden Blaine Darby, an enticing silent auction, and an open bar
SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco
Sept. 21, 7:30pm
Sept. 22, 2:00pm
Smuin Contemporary Ballet
DANCE SERIES 01
Blue Until June by Trey McIntyre
Merely Players by Nicole Haskins
Reflection by Ben Needham-Wood
Sinfonietta by Rex Wheeler
Schubert Scherzo by Michael Smuin
Eternal Idol by Michael Smuin
Sept. 21-22
Cid Pearlman Performance
The All Joan Show
Collaboration with San Francisco-based cellist and composer, Joan Jeanrenaud. Features three past collaborations and one new work: Strange Toys, small variations, and excerpts from Your Body is Not a Shark (in collaboration with poet Denise Leto). Cid & Joan will do a Q&A - date TB
Sept. 26, 7:30 pm
Stanford live
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
Spaces With dancers Lil Buck and Jared Grimes

Jazz at Lincoln Center founder/ director Wynton Marsalis conceived his composition Spaces as an “animal ballet,” played by his own Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and starring dancers Lil Buck and Jared Grimes. Choreographer Damian Woetzel helped meld dance, music, and bestiary into a seamless, captivating show.
Bing Concert Hall, Stanford University
Program A: Sept. 28, 8:00pm
Sept. 30, 4:30pm
Program B: Sept. 29, 8:00pm
Sept. 30, 7:30pm
PUSH Dance Company
13th Home Season and Fifth Annual PUSHfest Dance Festival
Featuring two different programs of local and visiting artists over three evenings
Codelining (excerpt) – Choreography by Raissa Simpson
World Premiere by Courtney Hope and Hien Huynh
ODC Theater, San Francisco
Sept. 27 – Oct. 13, Thursdays - Saturdays, 8:00 p.m.
FACT/SF and CounterPulse
death, an immersive performance
World premiere about the experience of losing a loved one. This is FACT/SF’s 10th anniversary season. Choreographer: Charles Slender-White. Limited to audiences of 40 individuals each evening, death aims to be “part intimate celebration, part conjuring and part collective mourning for performers and audiences alike."
CounterPulse, San Francisco
Sept. 28-29, 7:30 pm
Joe Goode Performance Group
Sea Change
Young performers engage deeply with life's questions surrounding love, loss and the profound endurance of joy. Sea Change is the inaugural full-length dance theater work directed by JGPG company members and teaching artists of JGPG’s Inspired Bodies Youth Education Program.
Sept. 28–30
Mark Morris Dance Group
Pepperland: Sgt. Pepper at 50
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, this exuberant new work revels in the eccentric charm and joyful optimism of the groundbreaking album.
Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley
Sept. 28-Oct. 6
Smuin Contemporary Ballet
DANCE SERIES 01
Blue Until June by Trey McIntyre
Merely Players by Nicole Haskins
Reflection by Ben Needham-Wood
Sinfonietta by Rex Wheeler
Schubert Scherzo by Michael Smuin
Eternal Idol by Michael Smuin
Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco
Sept. 29, Opening Reception 5:30pm-9:00pm
Gallery Hours: Wednesday and Thursday, 11:00am to 4:00pm
Through-LINES: The Art of Ballet
As part of its 35thAnniversary celebration, Alonzo King LINES Ballet presents a retrospective exhibition highlighting the company's multi-disciplinary collaborations, features the work of artists such as photographer RJ Muna, architect Christopher Haas, bio-acoustician Bernie Krause, and visual artist Jim Campbell.
836M Gallery, San Francisco

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