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.
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 ...
Members of Cunningham's company perform "Duets"Photo from Merce Cunningham Dance Company website
Merce Fair, Lincoln Center Festival
Merce Cunningham Dance CompanyFrederick P. Rose Hall, New YorkJuly 16, 2011
Spend a whole day with Merce Cunningham! See his ...
Members of Collage Dance Ensemble performing "Eastern Tides"Photo courtesy of Collage Dance Ensemble
'Round the World in 80 Minutes
San Francisco Ethnic Dance FestivalZellerbach Hall, UC BerkeleyNovellus Theater, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San FranciscoJune 3-July 3, 2011
Antoine Hunter and Christine Bonansea in "Alonesome/Twosome"Photo by Elazar Harel
Epiphany ProductionsODC Theater, San FranciscoJune 17, 2011
With "Home Season 2011," Kim Epifano, director of Epiphany Productions, seems to be producing her very own Ethnic Dance Festival. ...
A scene from Nina Haft's "T:here"Photo courtesy of Nina Haft & Company blog
"T:here" (a dance travelogue by Nina Haft)"Thieves" (choreography by Leya Mona Tawil)SF International Arts FestivalSouthside Theater, Fort Mason, June 4, 2011
Is politics a ...