Rewriting Dance

Hope Mohr
NOV 6-8, 2015, FRI-SUN
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Hope Mohr Dance’s Bridge Project, in association with Counterpulse, presents Rewriting Dance

Featuring Deborah Hay, Jeanine Durning, Alva Noë, Michèle Steinwald and ten local artists

Rewriting Dance has moved! All evening performances will be held at Joe Goode Annex. The workshop will be held at San Francisco Conservatory of Dance. Tickets should still be purchased through CounterPulse, and tickets purchased prior to venue change will be redeemed.

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Featured: Jeanine Durning Photo: Ian Douglas

Rewriting Dance explores the intersection of language and choreographic thinking through a full weekend of workshop and performance. Featuring Deborah Hay, a pioneer in experimental, question-based choreography; Jeanine Durning, Hay’s longtime collaborator; Minneapolis-based curator Michéle Steinwal, UC Berkeley Professor Alva Noë, and ten local artists.


NOV 6, FRI at 8PM: Jeanine Durning’s inging – The practice of unscripted nonstop language as performance. Part spoken word performance, part reverie, part dance, part oral biography, part mediation and psychotherapy, inging is a choreography of the mind, moving in the continuous present. Tickets for Friday night are SOLD OUT.

NOV 7, SAT at 6PM: Reorganizing Ourselves  – This evening features two 60-minute performative lectures: A Continuity of Discontinuity by choreographer Deborah Hay and See me if you can! by Alva Noë, philosopher, cognitive scientist, and research associate for William Forsythe’s Motion Bank. The two lectures will be followed by a participatory salon-style think tank discussion facilitated by dance curator Michèle Steinwald.  A unique, multidisciplinary event with three leading thinkers about contemporary performance. TICKETS >>

NOV 8, SUN at 7PM: Talk the Walk: Local Artists at the Intersection of Language and Choreographic Thinking – Featuring Gerald Casel, Maurya Kerr, Megan Nicely, Hope Mohr, Lauren Simpson, and Maureen Whiting. TICKETS >> 

Location for all performances: Joe Goode Annex 



NOV 7-8, SAT-SUN, 12PM-5PM: Jeanine Durning’s what we do when we do the thing we do before we know what we are doing. 

A full two-day, rare opportunity for artists of all kinds to investigate creative practice, choreography, and performance through acceptance of “not knowing” as a generative state with acclaimed NYC-based choreographer and performer, Jeanine Durning. Tickets for the workshop are SOLD OUT.

Location: San Francisco Conservatory of Dance 


Further information about all events can be found at Hope Mohr Dance’s The Bridge Project. For questions about all events, please email



November 6, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
November 8, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
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