Student Showcase – San Francisco Conservatory of Dance
An informal, in-studio showing of selections from our advanced students’ work during the Fall semester, to be followed by light refreshments. We will also share the work of our youngest students led by Kaitlin Parks, who teaches our Children’s Classes.
Saturday Dec 14, 12 noon to 1pm. San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, 301 Eighth St. sfconservatoryofdance.org
Spring Semester Announcement!
We are excited to announce that in the upcoming spring semester, the year-round students will be working with both Azsure Barton and Doug Letheren! Stand by for opportunities to participate – open class, workshops, etc. We do not have the dates set quite yet, but we will be sure to post them as soon as they are available.
the metrics of intimacy – Hope Mohr and Christian Burns
The metrics of intimacy offers a unique window into the creative relationship between Hope Mohr and Christian Burns, which has developed over time through an intimate studio practice of improvisation. Acclaimed performers Mohr and Burns draw on their different dance lineages: Mohr is anchored in modern and post-modern dance; Burns in ballet. Their shared attention to being in the moment allows the emergence of a visceral and thoughtful portrait of intimacy. Presented as a part of the Footloose monthly series.
Tickets are $10-20, brownpapertickets.com or 1-800-838-3006.
Geneva Boredom – Joy Prendergast
First created for the Garage RAW residency program, Geneva Boredom has now been reset as an art installation/amateur light show specifically for SFCD studio 270. The idea is to bring the atmosphere of the piece to new locations, giving the audience a closer look at, and into, our fantasy worlds. Choreographed by Joy Prendergast. Performed by Dee Gooding, Rachel Prendergast, and Joy Prendergast
Saturday Dec 7, at 7:30pm. San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, 301 Eighth St, Studio 270. sfconservatoryofdance.org
Queen of Knives – Sharp & Fine
Based on a poem by beloved and internationally celebrated author Neil Gaiman and choreographed and directed by Megan and Shannon Kurashige, Queen of Knives is an evening-length dance piece that examines love, loss, and regret through the mysterious, transformative lens of magic. Created in collaboration with the dancers of Sharp & Fine, Queen of Knives pushes the boundaries between classical ballet technique and contemporary experience to bring the audience into a story filled with visceral, surprising, and beautiful images.
Dec 12-14 at 8pm, Dec 15 at 2pm. Z Space Theater, 450 Florida Street. sharpandfine.com
Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. General seating. zspace.org
2014 New Year’s Workshop
December 28, 29, 30 & 31, 2013
This 4-day workshop will include daily Gaga classes taught by Doug Letheren, Ballet with Summer Lee Rhatigan, and choreographic exploration and coaching with Alex Ketley. Doug will also teach and coach the repertory of Sharon Eyal. This workshop is for advanced dancers.
For more information contact Megan Kurashige,