• Hot Spot with Cookie Harrist

    Investigate the emotional body inside release technique and improvisational practice with Cookie Harrist.

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  • Experiential Practice SAPPHO and SWEAT

    A place for us to get sweaty, learn some 80's sci-fi dance moves, give attention to our pelvis and the magik that is our anatomy. Read a little sapphic poetry, honor some deep femme idols, and dance WITH each other.

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  • Y-Exchange co-presented by Kinetech Arts, ODC and Djerassi

    Y-Exchange is a monthly series of presentations about performing arts, technology and science and how they intersect and inform each other, in which selected artists and scientists are invited to talk about their life and work.

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  • Alive & Well Productions presents From Ash

    From Ash is a dance theater performance derived from California Book Award Winner Tongo Eisen-Martin's 2015 poetry collection Someone's Dead Already. The piece responds to our current historical moment, when we often find ourselves picking up the pieces after natural and manmade disaster. Equal parts dark dreamscape and hopeful choreo-poem, From Ash is about repeated renewal after destruction. How does the human spirit remain vibrant in spite of personal and cosmic pain?

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  • Hot Spot with Cookie Harrist

    Investigate the emotional body inside release technique and improvisational practice with Cookie Harrist.

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  • Bay Area Dance Week

    Bay Area Dance Week is a great time to celebrate and explore the breadth of dance with a vibrant community of artists and practitioners. This week we welcome you to try us out to get to know us better.

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  • Alive & Well Productions presents From Ash

    From Ash is a dance theater performance derived from California Book Award Winner Tongo Eisen-Martin's 2015 poetry collection Someone's Dead Already. The piece responds to our current historical moment, when we often find ourselves picking up the pieces after natural and manmade disaster. Equal parts dark dreamscape and hopeful choreo-poem, From Ash is about repeated renewal after destruction. How does the human spirit remain vibrant in spite of personal and cosmic pain?

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  • Inversion Workshop with Kristin Damrow

    Paired with Kristin’s Beginning Contemporary class, this inversion workshop will help you build the skills to take yourself upside down! In class, you will explore how to use the physicality of your body to build momentum and have a play with gravity. Kristin will then offer a closer, hands-on-approach to helping you build the strength and proper alignment to become inverted safely to find balance and control.

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  • Contact Improvisation with René Alvarez

    In this 2-month Contact Improvisation Series for dancers, we will utilize the intelligence of the surfaces we dance upon, including the earth and other bodies in the room. Simultaneously, we will investigate offering our own body's surface to our partner's improvised dance with intelligence of sensation and intelligence of structure.

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  • Alive & Well Productions presents From Ash

    From Ash is a dance theater performance derived from California Book Award Winner Tongo Eisen-Martin's 2015 poetry collection Someone's Dead Already. The piece responds to our current historical moment, when we often find ourselves picking up the pieces after natural and manmade disaster. Equal parts dark dreamscape and hopeful choreo-poem, From Ash is about repeated renewal after destruction. How does the human spirit remain vibrant in spite of personal and cosmic pain?

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  • Audition Series with Man Dance Company

    Man Dance Company is looking for professional male and female-identifying ballet and/or ballroom dancers.

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  • Carnaval 2019 with Sambaxé

    Join the Sambaxé Comparsa (contingent) as we electrify the streets of the Mission in San Francisco's annual Carnaval Parade! 

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  • Hot Spot with Cookie Harrist

    Investigate the emotional body inside release technique and improvisational practice with Cookie Harrist.

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  • Hot Spot with Cookie Harrist

    Investigate the emotional body inside release technique and improvisational practice with Cookie Harrist.

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  • ODC/Dance and Berkeley Symphony at Zellerbach Hall

    Berkeley Symphony's final concert of the season, CLYNE & STRAUSS, starts with Bizet's Carmen Suite No. 1 followed by a special presentation of Anna Clyne’s This Midnight Hour choreographed by ODC/Dance Co-Artistic Director KT Nelson and performed by ODC/Dance, followed by Thomas Adès’s Dances from Powder Her Face, and concludes with Der Rosenkavalier Suite by Strauss.

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  • Uncertain Weather

    Uncertain Weather is a 70-minute ODC School production directed by ODC Associate Choreographer and School Director, Kimi Okada. The piece follows 3 young people (and a live dog) on a seamless journey through unpredictable weather – rainstorms and squalls, earthquakes, tsunamis, white-hot deserts, heat waves, fog, and sunny beach days – and the consequences of climate change. 

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  • Uncertain Weather

    Uncertain Weather is a 70-minute ODC School production directed by ODC Associate Choreographer and School Director, Kimi Okada. The piece follows 3 young people (and a live dog) on a seamless journey through unpredictable weather – rainstorms and squalls, earthquakes, tsunamis, white-hot deserts, heat waves, fog, and sunny beach days – and the consequences of climate change. 

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  • The Complete Healthy Dancers' Clinic

    The Complete Healthy Dancers' Clinic is an hour long appointment to discuss your health and well being with up to three health practitioners from a variety of fields resulting in a holistic understanding of your well being.

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  • Blues and Brunch Weekend Workshop with Sarah Elise

    Got the Blues? Come learn how to dance them out! In this special class, students will be introduced to the rich history of partnered Blues dances and music. Blues dancing grew and developed alongside blues music, from the jook joints of the Mississippi Delta and Chicago to the ballrooms of Harlem. 

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  • Uncertain Weather

    Uncertain Weather is a 70-minute ODC School production directed by ODC Associate Choreographer and School Director, Kimi Okada. The piece follows 3 young people (and a live dog) on a seamless journey through unpredictable weather – rainstorms and squalls, earthquakes, tsunamis, white-hot deserts, heat waves, fog, and sunny beach days – and the consequences of climate change. 

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