October 2018 In Dance

calendar OCT 2018 VISIT THE ONLINE COMMUNITY CALENDAR, to find additional events and to submit a performance. dancersgroup.org

Alonzo King LINES Ballet YBCA Theater, SF LINES Ballet’s 35th Anniversary Season: a world premiere collaboration with Kronos Quartet to a revival of the 2005 Baroque clas- sic, Handel . Fri-Sat, Oct 5-6, 7:30pm; Sun, Oct 7, 2pm; Thu-Sat, Oct 11-13, 7:30pm; Sat- Sun, Oct 13-14, 2pm, $25-100. linesballet.org

SF Dance Film Festival Various Locations, SF Presenting over 100 dance films from

around the Bay and the world, featuring ex- perimental shorts, live performance capture, dance documentaries, screendance films, live performances, and more. Thu, Oct 4- Sun, Oct 14, see website for detail. sfdancefilmfest.org

Hope Mohr Dance ODC Theater, SF

extreme lyric I is inspired by and features Anne Carson's translations of Sappho’s invention of the lyric “I”. A conversation between con- temporary gender identities and an ancient approach to ecstasy. Thu-Sat, Oct 4-6, 7 & 9pm, $20-50. hopemohr.org

“Bhairava" featuring Shantala Shivalingappa, part of the SF Dance Film Festival, Oct 5-14 / photo by Kes Tagney

Ensambles Ballet Folklórico de San Francisco Fort Mason Center, SF Celebrating its 25th anniversary with XICHULENSE YO SOY . The dances and music honor indigenous people of the Sierra Moun- tains, the Xichulense of Guanajuato, Mexico. Experimental folkloric music ensemble Vinic- Kay (La Gente y El Canto) performs live music for the show. Sat, Oct 6, 2 & 8pm; Sun, Oct 7, 2pm, $25-35. ensambles-sf.com

Lenora Lee Dance YMCA Chinatown Branch, SF

11th Anniversary Season and World Premiere of Beneath The Surface , LLD’s first underwa- ter, multimedia experience that serves as a meditation on forgiveness, reconciliation, and redemption, speaking to the power of indi- viduals to transcend. Sat, Oct 6 & 13, 8:30pm; Sun, Oct 7 & 14, 6:30 & 8:30pm, $30-60. lenoraleedance.com

FACT/SF CounterPulse, SF

Limited to audiences of 40 individuals each evening, death is part intimate celebration, part conjuring and part collective mourn- ing for performers and audiences alike. This premiere marks FACT/SF's 10th anniversary. Thu-Sat, Oct 4-6 & Oct 11-13, 8pm, $15-35. counterpulse.org

Lenora Lee Dance, Oct 6-14 / Photo courtesy of artist

for change dance collective Dance Mission Theater, SF World premiere of an evening-length dance theatre work inspired by stories of survival, resilience, and compassionate power found in a rural village in Nicaragua called Villa Cata- lina. Collaborators include Teatro Catalina's Osmar Narvaez and Andres Martinez, and composer Nicolas Lell Benavides. Fri-Sat, Oct 5-6, 8pm; Sun, Oct 7, 5pm, $20-25. forchangedance.org

LEVYsalon LEVYstudio, SF

Rotunda Dance Series: Dancing Earth City Hall Rotunda, SF

Presenting the work of 12 Bay Area artists, each group performs 5 minutes of their work-in- progress at the culminating showcases. Sat, Oct 6, 8:30pm; Sun, Oct 7, 3pm, $15-20. levydance.org

Presenting GROUNDWORKS , exploring sustain- ability in our environment through the eyes contemporary indigenous people of the Bay

Area. Fri, Oct 5, 12pm, FREE . dancersgroup.org/rotunda

Dance Theatre of San Francisco Z Space, SF

Sara Shelton Mann, Oct 11-13 / Photo by Robbie Sweeny

Season 6| Fall Program will feature a world premiere by Sandrine Cassini (Paris Opera Ballet, Royal New Zealand Ballet) and the re-staging of From: Now On by Robert Dekkers (Post: Ballet) and the reprisal of Cooties by Ben Needham-Wood (Smuin Contemporary Ballet). Fri-Sat, Oct 5-6, 8pm; Sun, Oct 7, 7:30pm, $20-30. dancetheatresf.org RAW presents eMotion Arts Dance Co. SAFEhouse Arts, SF Presenting works that reflect on society's cur- rent social issues utilizing Ballet's aesthetic. Sponsored by RAW (resident artist workshop), a residency program of SAFEhouse for the Per- forming Arts. Sat-Sun, Oct 6-7, 7pm, $15-20. safehousearts.org

Sara Shelton Mann ODC Theater, SF

ECHO/Riding the Rapids features live music composed and performed by Pamela Z on- stage with performers Anya Cloud and Jesse Zaritt, joined by Abby Crain and Jesse Hewit. Join them for a dynamic evening of energetic, visual, and sonic transmissions. Thu-Sat, Oct 11-13, 8pm, $30. sarasheltonmann.org Fauxnique and Marc Kate Joe Goode Annex, SF Speaking to the feminine in everyone, Girl asks: "Who is the girl in you?, What could you tell her?" The work draws on the "final girl" heroine in horror, and her will to survive amidst misogyny, rage, violence, and redemp- tion. Thu-Sat, Oct 11-13 & 18-20, $20-35. joegoode.org

Hālau Makana Polynesian Cultural Arts, part of SF Trolley Dances, Oct 20-21 / Photo by Andy Mogg

Dancing Earth, Oct 5 / Photo courtesy of artist


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