March 2020 In Dance

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Gamelan Sekar Jaya & ShadowLight Productions, Mar 14-15 / photo by Lynda Roti

Joffrey Ballet Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley

Margaret Jenkins Dance Lab, SF Experience celebrated dance artist Merián Soto (Puerto Rico/Philadelphia) as she shares solo work from her past repertoire as well as a new work developed with 15 Bay Area danc- ers. This performance is part of Encounters Over 60, a program of the Margaret Jenkins Dance Company, supporting the artistry and experiences of dance elders. Thu, Mar 5, 7-9pm, pay what you can

Vishwa Shanthi Cubberly Community Center, Palo Alto

performance will feature Farah Yasmeen Shaikh portraying all the characters, both male and female, complete with live music. Thu-Fri, Mar 5-6, 7:30-9pm, $35-$60 project agora/Kara Davis DZINE Gallery, SF Manuelito Biag, Tristan Ching, Kara Davis, Nol Simonse, and Victor Talledos have col- laborated to create an immersive evening- length, installation work. The performance will take place in an intimate setting to im- merse the audience in explorations of human connection and intimacy. Fri, Mar 6, 7-8pm, $25-$35

They continue their five-year Berkeley residency by returning with the Bay Area premiere of a recent piece by ballet master Nicolas Blanc that was developed on the Berkeley campus two seasons ago. Fri-Sat, Mar 6-7, 8pm; Sun, Mar 8, 3pm, $42-$148 Two-Spirit Performance Festival CounterPulse, SF First contemporary Two-Spirit Performance Festival in Yelamu (San Francisco), that will feature local, national and international Two-Spirit Indigenous artists. Festival evening performances range from traditional forms to experimental performance art, dance, and drag. Fri-Sat, Mar 6-7, 7pm; Sun, Mar 8, 5pm, $20-$30 Stephanie Unger & Artists Studio Azul, Berkeley A three-evening festival of Bay Area (and beyond) artists, presenting work about womxn. Fri-Sat, Mar 6-7, 8pm; Sun, Mar 8, 7pm, $10-$20

Inaugural performance of Vishwa Shanthi’s new series, Samarpanam: A Dedication to Art , Bharatanatyam dance in its traditional and pure form in an intimate chamber setting for connoisseurs and serious students to enjoy. Sat, Mar 7, 4-5:30pm, $30

Fog Beast Headland Center for the Arts, Sausalito

Noorani Dance Z Space, SF

Multi-generational and participatory, These Lines Are Living brings attention to how our bodies, communities, and governing institu- tions interact with and conceptualize shore- lines in a time of accelerating climatic and social change. Sat-Sun, Mar 7-8, 2pm, $25-$30 Unruly Body Tanztheater/ KJ Dahlaw Shawl-Anderson Dance Center, Berkeley Converging Passages features works by Chelsea Boyd Brown and collaborators, Qilo Matzen, & Unruly Body Tanztheater along with works by Midwest dance artists Kathleen Hickey and Renee Murray. Sat, Mar 7, 8pm; Sun, Mar 8, 5pm, $20

Ruthless politics, female power and Kathak converge in The Forgotten Empress . This solo

LINES Ballet BFA Program, Apr 3-4 / photo by Steve-Disenhof


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