ODC Theater Presents inkBoat with Guest Choreographer Ann Carlson: These are the Ones We Fell Among

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ODC Theater Presents inkBoat with Guest Choreographer Ann Carlson: These are the Ones We Fell Among
Friday-Saturday, November 5 & 6, 8 PM PT; Sunday, November 7, 4 PM PT

November 5-7


November 12-19
Available for on-demand viewing

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Two human persons, trapped and transforming, enjoying an endless loop of abstractly absurd tender tomfoolery. These Are the Ones We Fell Among takes inspiration from the movements, myths and metaphors of our endangered animal cousins – persons called by other names, like “elephant.” Conceived, choreographed, written and directed by award-winning interdisciplinary artist Ann Carlson in collaboration with inkBoat, These Are the Ones We Fell Among grapples with elegance in the face of extinction, looking for humor and grace amid excrement, entropy, fear and fury. Performed by Shinichi and Dana Iova-Koga, with music by composers Carla Kihlstedt and Shahzad Ismaily, lighting by Allen Willner and scenic elements by Amy Rathbone.

These are the Ones We Fell Among is supported by the Mills Performing Artist-in-Residency program and the Kenneth Rainin Foundation.

Company/Artist Bio

  • inkBoat

    inkBoat inhabits the interplay of multiple artistic disciplines and viewpoints, drawing primarily from the Japanese performing and martial arts, improvisational arts, and Daoist internal arts. inkBoat stage works border dance, performance art and theater, and are performed in theaters, museums, streets and abandoned spaces. Founded by Shinichi Iova-Koga in 1998, members are based in San Francisco, Luzern, New York, Paris and Berlin. "physical theater and dance company inkBoat... mixes humor, introspection, playfulness and memory with fearless gestures and thoughtfully crafted drama."
    -Mary Ellen Hunt, SF Chronicle

    ANN CARLSON is an award winning interdisciplinary artist whose work borrows from the disciplines of dance, performance and theater, as well as visual, conceptual and social art practices.
    " . . . But the best, may be last, the excellent Ann Carlson . . . "  Gia Kourlas, New York Times, 2018.

Ways to Participate

  • Digital Subscription


    • Digital access for one household/device to all Fall Season broadcast events, including Co-Presented performances
    • On-demand access for one week following the live broadcast of:
      • ODC Theater Presents Funsch Dance Experience: EPOCH;
      • ODC Theater Presents This is Also the Art with Chitresh Das Institute; and
      • ODC Theater Presents inkBoat with Guest Choreographer Ann Carlson: These are the Ones We Fell Among


    Early Bird (through Thu, Sep 2) $40.00
    Arts Access $35.00
    General (Begins Fri, Sep 3) $70.00
    Supporter $100.00

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  • Individual Tickets

    In Person - Friday, November 5, 2021, 8pm PT

    In Person - Saturday, November 6, 2021, 8pm PT

    In Person - Sunday, November 7, 2021, 4pm PT

    Available for on-demand viewing - Friday, November 12-19, 2021

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ODC Theater is excited to welcome the public back for live performances. For the health and safety of yourself and others, and per CDC and SFDPH guidelines, all participants are required to show proof of being fully vaccinated (“fully vaccinated” means two weeks after completion of the recommended vaccination series). Unfortunately, at this time we are unable to invite anyone who is not fully vaccinated indoors at our facilities, which include ODC Dance Commons and ODC Theater. Masks are required indoors. Thank you for your cooperation. For more information on ODC's reopening guidelines, visit odc.dance/reopening.

All ticket sales are final. Performances, dancers, and guest artists subject to change.

Photo by Palma Fiacco