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August 2014

The Lost Boys

August 21 @ 8:00 pm - August 22 @ 10:00 pm
CounterPulse at 1310 Mission Street,
1310 Mission Street, San Francisco, 94103
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Kevin Williamson AUG 21-22, THU-FRI at 8PM THE LOST BOYS tackles contemporary issues about sexuality and gender spawned by experiences growing up during the AIDS Crisis. This new evening length dance confronts psychic conundrums of being young, queer, and in search of liberation during the 1980s.

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Contact Improvisation Class & Jam – AUG 2014

August 26 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
CounterPulse at 1310 Mission Street,
1310 Mission Street, San Francisco, 94103
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Class: 6:30-8:00PM (Beginning-Intermediate Level) Instructor for August: René Alvarez Jam: 8:00-11:30PM $15 Single Class, $5 Single Jam, $18 for both Contact Improvisation Fundamentals and Flourishes with René Alvarez In this class series we will investigate our architectural patterns, habits and choices. By Increasing sensitivity and awareness of different options we will open up the possibility for spontaneous flying and dynamic level changing.  In addition to the challenging material of deep somatic reprogramming, we will ramp up the fun factor with playful…

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September 2014

Performing Diaspora: The Cloud Messenger

September 11 @ 8:00 pm - September 14 @ 10:00 pm
CounterPulse at 1310 Mission Street,
1310 Mission Street, San Francisco, 94103
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Nava Dance Theatre Presented as part of Performing Diaspora SEP 11-14, THU-SUN at 8PM The Cloud Messenger by Nadhi Thekkek and Nava Dance Theater, in collaboration with renowned composer G.S. Rajan, is a Bharatanatyam adaptation of the poem, Meghadhootha, by 5th century Indian poet, Kalidasa. In a kaleidoscope of formations, the dancers layer emotion and gestural movement to expand the form of Bharatanatyam. Through virtuosic choreography and an understanding of universal spirit, Nava Dance Theater shows why love’s journey, though risky,…

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Gallus Gallus Domesticus

September 26 @ 8:00 pm - September 28 @ 9:00 pm
CounterPulse at 1310 Mission Street,
1310 Mission Street, San Francisco, 94103
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Rosemary Hannon SEP 26-28, FRI-SAT at 8PM, SUN at 7PM This dance is about chickens and humans. It is about fear, conceptual bodies, sensation, language, domestication, femininity, prey, prayers and totem animals. This dance is about never knowing which came first, the constraints that lie or the truth that they reveal.

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October 2014

Filaments

October 3 @ 8:00 pm - October 5 @ 9:00 pm
CounterPulse at 1310 Mission Street,
1310 Mission Street, San Francisco, 94103
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detour dance OCT 3-5, FRI-SAT at 8PM, SUN at 7PM With flurries of whipping hair and unrelenting mating calls, Filaments premiers as detour dance’s first evening-length work. In celebration of the company’s 5-year anniversary, the evening will also include a new dance film and a commissioned work by Jenny McAllister featuring Artistic Directors Eric Garcia and Kat Cole.

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