Joanna Gewertz Harris, Ph.D, is a dance teacher, historian, reviewer, and lecturer. She taught dance and theater at UCB, UCSC, Cal State Hayward and Sonoma, and is a frequent contributor to scholarly journals and books, most recently to H'Doubler, and Legacy in Dance Education,
both from Cambria Press. Beyond Isadora, Bay Area Dancing 1915-1965 , her book documenting Bay Area history (Price $40. + 2.00 shipping) is available from her web site beyondsadora.com and her e mail, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Black Choreographers FestivalDance Mission Theater, San FranciscoFeb. 18-19, 2012
The Black Choreographers Festival goes on for three weekends each year during Black History Month at Laney College in Oakland and at the Dance Mission Theater in ...
Martha Graham Dance Company members perform "Steps in the Street"Photo by John Deane
Dance Is a Weapon
Martha Graham Dance Company Kanbar Hall, Jewish Community Center, San FranciscoFeb. 11 and 12, 2012
The powerful work of Martha Graham and ...
Jill Randall and Christy Thomas in "So I Married Abraham Lincoln"Photo courtesy of paufve | dance
'So I Married Abraham Lincoln?'
Premiere of a dance theater work about Mary Todd LincolnChoreography by Randee Paufve of paufve|danceSound score by Heather ...
Good! Better! Best!
Company C Contemporary BalletLesher Center for the ArtsWalnut Creek, Calif. (Jan. 20 and 21, 2012)Program repeats at Center for the Arts, Castro Valley, Calif. (Jan. 28 and 29)and at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, ...
The Merce Cunningham Dance Company in their farewell performances at New York's Park Avenue ArmoryPhoto by Stephanie Berger
A Merce Memoir
Merce Cunningham Dance CompanyFinal engagementPark Avenue Armory, New YorkDec. 29–31, 2011
I first saw Merce Events in 1957 ...
Perspectives on Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch:A Master Class and 'Pina,' a film by Wim Wenders
Class with company member Julie ShanahanShawl-Anderson Dance Center"Pina," a film by Wim Wenders Berkeley, Nov. 30, 2011
This was not theatre, nor pantomime, ...
From Wallflower Order to Dance Brigade: A 35-Year Retrospective Celebration
Novellus Theatre, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San FranciscoNov. 19, 2011
Krissy Keefer is, and has been, the moving force behind the Wallflower Order (founded 1975) ...
MCDC: Best in the West
Merce Cunningham Dance Company Legacy TourParamount Theater, Seattle: Oct. 27 and 29, 2011Memorial Auditorium, Stanford University, Palo Alto, Calif., Nov. 1, 2011
On its historic Legacy Tour, MCDC performed twice ...
AXIS Dance Company’s "Light Shelter" choreographed by David Dorfman, with dancers (from left) Sebastian Grubb, Sonsherée Giles, Rodney Bell, Alice Sheppard and Janet DasPhoto by Kevin Colton
AXIS Dance CompanyWorks choregraphed by Marc Brew and ...
Zhukov Dance TheatreYuri Zhukov, DirectorSept. 1-3, 2011Z Space, San Francisco
Six dancers in the Zhokov company offer images from their dreams. Video and voice-over tell the stories. The verbal memories are printed in the program. There ...