October 2018 In Dance

Zaccho Dance Theatre Bayview Opera House, SF

Site-specific performances that on the aspi- rations of Bayview Hunters Point residents. Choreography and Direction by Joanna Hai- good in collaboration with Video Artist Mary Ellen Strom, Composer Walter Kitundu, Media Arts Company BAYCAT, Scenic Designer Wayne Campbell, Lighting Designer Jack Car- penter. Thu-Sun, Oct 11-21, 8pm, FREE . zaccho.org

Night Trolley Salesforce Park, SF

Epiphany Dance Theater presents a new site- specific dance event taking place in Sales- force Park, atop the new Salesforce Transit Center. Fri, Oct 12, 6 & 7:30pm. FREE . epiphanydance.org RAW presents Caroline Liviakis / Rohith Sankarraman / Ishika Seth SAFEhouse Arts, SF Rohith Sankarraman presents Adieu: The sto- ry of a Rohingya refugee as portrayed through the elements of nature. The Caroline Liviakis Dance Company presents The Potential , and new work by Ishika Seth. Sponsored by RAW (resident artist workshop), a residency pro- gram of SAFEhouse for the Performing Arts. Fri-Sat, Oct 12-13, 8pm, $15-20. safehousearts.org In its 9th year of collaboration with Barbara Day Turner and the San José Chamber Or- chestra, the program will feature Corvidae by Limón Dance Company Artistic Director Colin Connor and Flying Colors by Fred Mathews. Also including premieres by company chore- ographers Maria Basile and Gabriel Mata as well as excerpts from José Limón's Mazurkas . Fri-Sat, Oct 12-13, 8pm, $25-100. sjdanceco.org sjDANCEco California Theatre, San Jose Cherie Hill IrieDance The Milk Bar, Richmond Détente uses dance, video, and story, to allow the performers to experiment with the “the act or process of displacing”, and what it means to be removed “from the usual or proper place; specifically: to expel or force to flee from home." Fri-Sat, Oct 12-13, 8pm; Sun, Oct 14, 3pm, $10-25. iriedance.com Dance Up Close/East Bay Shawl-Anderson Dance Center, Berkeley Movement for Sound is an evening of works performed to the music of modern dance composer Michael Wall. Featuring SADC- commissioned pieces by Utah-based choreographer Molly Heller, Tanya Chianese and Dazaun Soleyn alongside repertory by Simpson/Stulberg Collaborations and Dana Lawton Dances. Sat, Oct 13, 6 & 8pm, $20. shawl-anderson.org

Dance Up Close/East Bay, Oct 13 / Photo by Duhaime Movement Project

Sasha Waltz and Guests Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley Körper explores the visceral tangle of human- ity from the perspectives of history, science, and architecture. The dancers morph & con- verge, meld & squirm, join & are torn apart, creating an emotional landscape. Please note: this work includes nudity. Sat, Oct 20, 8pm; Sun, Oct 21, 3pm, $30-78, prices subject to change. calperformances.org RAW presents Reyes Dance SAFEhouse Arts, SF Medium Rare tells the story of an individual finding a balance between ‘keeping’ and ‘leav- ing’ traditional values even if it means moving forward without loved ones. Sponsored by RAW (resident artist workshop), a residency program of SAFEhouse for the Performing Arts. Sat, Oct 20, 9pm; Sun, Oct 21, 8pm, $15-20. safehousearts.org

FACT/SF, Oct 4-13 / Photo by Gema Galina

RAW presents Michael D. Lee SAFEhouse Arts, SF

PERSpectives Dance Company Dance Mission Theater, SF

The Secret Lives of Women chronicles the lives of five affluent women in mid-century New York, showing that what is on the surface is not always congruent with what happens behind closed doors. Sat, Oct 13, 8pm; Sun, Oct 14, 6pm, $25-35. perspectivesdanceco.com Funsch Dance Experience ODC Theater, SF Wrecking , featuring new work by Deborah Karp Dance Projects, wrecked by Aura Fisch- beck, Brian Thorstenson, and Abby Crain. Su- san Rethorst’s Wrecking allows other directors to re-imagine choreography as if it was their own. The entire process is open to witness, and viewers are free to come and go through- out the evening. Fri, Oct 19, 5pm, suggested donation $5-10. odc.dance/wreckfunsch

Red Sculptures at Midnight works with the idea of the images we put on ourselves. With Music Collaborator: Hallie Smith. Sponsored by RAW (resident artist workshop), a residen- cy program of SAFEhouse for the Performing Arts. Fri-Sat, Oct 19-20, 8pm, $15-20. safehousearts.org Cid Pearlman Performance Motion Pacific, Santa Cruz Celebrating Pearlman’slong standing collabo- ration with renowned San Francisco-based cellist and composer, Joan Jeanrenaud, in an evening of three works: Strange Toys , small variations and Your Body is Not a Shark. Fri- Sun, Oct 19-21, 8pm, $15-25. cidpearlman.org Liss Fain Dance Z Space, SF Based on letters choreographer Liss Fain received decades ago, A Recomposition asks: What are the anchor points in our past that define us? Fri-Sat, Oct 19-20, 8pm; Sun, Oct 21, 2pm, $25-35. lissfaindance.org

Alonzo King LINES Ballet, Oct 5-14 / Photo by Jamie Lyons

Nā Lei Hulu I Ka Wēkiu Palace of Fine Arts, SF Far removed from its ancestral home, can hula survive in unlikely places? I MUA - Hula in Unusual Places is a reminder of how tradition and innovation can coexist in surprising and meaningful ways. Sat, Oct 20 & 27, 8pm; Sun, Oct 21 & 28, 3pm, $35-45. naleihulu.org

SF Trolley Dances Various locations, SF

Jess Curtis/Gravity CounterPulse, SF

Performances along the N-Judah Muni line. With Aisan Hoss and Dancers, Halau Makana Polynesian Cultural Arts, ODC/Dance, Robert Moses’ Kin, San Diego Dance Theater and STEAMROLLER Dance Co., and Epiphany Dance Theater. Sat-Sun, Oct 20-21, 11, 11:45, 12:30, 1:15, 2, 2:45pm, FREE with Muni fare. epiphanydance.org

Intersectional performances by: a collaboration between jose e. abad, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, and Gabriel Christian, Rachael Dichter and Mira Kautto, and Abby Crain. Pre-Show Haptic Access Tour and Live Audio Description: Fri, Oct 26; ASL Interpretation by Churyl Zeviar: Sat, Oct 27. Thu-Sat Oct 25-27, 8pm, $15-30. jesscurtisgravity.org

Sarah Bush Dance Project, Oct 26-28 / Photo by Amal Bisharat

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