(Photo by Devlin Shand) As we gear up for our performances this weekend, I am able to reflect on how amazing the JuMP Program truly is. Having participated as a dancer for the first two seasons, and as both dancer and co-choreographer in the third, I feel I can now speak to how important JuMP […]
Entries By Charles
August 25, 2016
August 23, 2016
(Photo by Devlin Shand) Staring straight into the face of our show week for JuMP 2016, I’m happy to take a moment to organize my thoughts, ground myself, and reflect on the unique experience of being the 2016 JuMP Choreographer. FACT/SF’s JuMP Program has opened up so many doors for me. It has allowed […]
August 19, 2016
(Photo by Gregory Lorenzutti) As you all well know by now, community lies at the heart of all we do at FACT/SF. Together, our artists and advocates, fans and friends, make our work and make our work possible. And, though the Bay Area is home, our impact reaches far beyond our region – across the […]
September 1, 2011
In just ONE WEEK, our fantastic show opens! Sometimes people wonder how choreographers make dances. There are many different ways – this is one of them. FACT/SF, like a hearty breakfast, is both nutritious and delicious.
August 26, 2011
Hello my friends! In 2 short weeks FACT/SF opens it’s fourth season with Pretonically Oriented v.3. We are THRILLED to bring this new (and super awesome) work your way. I know you’ll be there to see it…because you’re rad and cool like that. I made a short little video to hold you over until opening […]
You might know by now that FACT/SF is interested in many things…systems and people and movements and implications and meta-theatrical concerns and deep emotive expressions. As we do our best to innovate and push push push forward – both relative to our own work and also the larger field of dance working/making, we always find […]
In an effort to share everything I possibly can about what we’re doing, I made a short explanatory video – it’s rad and you should check it out! ~Charles Slender Artistic Director, FACT/SF
June 28, 2011
On a rainy Tuesday morning, FACT/SF‘s Artistic Director Charles Slender tries to figure out what, really, this project is. We’re getting closer.
Often artists, including myself, find themselves pitching a project before they’ve really gotten dirty with it, before they really know what the project really IS. Nearly a month into rehearsals now, we’re learning so many new things. The Work in Progress Showing last week featured some healthy discourse that elicited new ideas and fantastic feedback. Here’s […]