David E. Moreno E-RYT500, YACEP, SFT, is an internationally recognized yoga instructor who came to yoga after dancing professionally in a variety of modern dance companies and light opera productions. He also trained in experimental dance including the early phases of Steve Paxton's contact improv, the environmental happenings of Anna Halprin, and the deep inner dance of Continuum with Emilie Conrad. His commentaries on yoga have been featured in an assortment of yoga journals and magazines, and he is the producer of yoga DVDs and eBooks. www.moryoga.com
Writes in: Dance, Etc, Features, Film, Music, and Theater.
James Graham is a dancer/performer/choreographer/teacher and a consistently rising star in the Bay Area’s dance community. He received an Izzie (Isadora Duncan Award) for Outstanding Achievement in Performance as an Individual for an "Entire Season" (2013-2014) This was the same ...
“Bach Dances” was a package neatly tied together by several factors. First, by the predictability and vibrancy of J.S. Bach, second, by the classic modern dance style of its choreographer and artistic director, Pascal Rioult. This style of modern dance ...
Choreographer Kate Weare’s “Giant” kicked off program one of a two-week run at YBCA called “Dance Downtown.” Her smart staging and choreography was handsomely matched by the lighting and scenic design of Matthew Antaky and by ...
There is a room in Jonathon Young's mind created from trauma. It has an electrical box, a harsh fluorescent overhead industrial light, a wall phone, and a corner in which to hide and whimper; ...
Last Work (2015)
Batsheva Dance Company
By Ohad Naharin
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Produced by S.F. Performances
A girl in a blue silk dress is running. Her long red ...
Whiz-bang choreographer and dancer James Graham just curated his 6th season of “Dance Lovers… duets by couples, crushes, and comrades.” It is his annual Valentine offering that allows husbands and wives, husbands and husbands, wives and wives, and just plane ...
Cal Performances, at UC Berkeley, just celebrated minimalist composer John Adams’ 70th birthday. It did so with a revival of “Available Light” –-a 1983 collaboration with Lucinda Childs and Frank Gehry. Adams was only 37 when Childs selected him to ...
“Resilience gives the illusion of coping…”
“The Resilience Project” was created from a series of interviews with combat veterans and their families. Excerpts from those interviews--a short story, a single phrase, or a word broken down into sounds--are ...
“Yeah! Come on, come on, come on, come on
Now touch me, babe, Can't you see that I am not afraid?”
A gauntlet was thrown by politically correct, and radically charged sparkplug, Keith ...
“Letter to a Man” or, the mad man’s diaries, comes out of the scribbled ramblings of Vaslav Nijinsky as he was unraveled by schizophrenia. In varying states of lunacy he exposes his confusion with God and sex, incestuously projecting this ...