Amy Seiwert’s Imagery and ODC Theater Co-Present SKETCH 11: Interrupted

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Amy Seiwert’s Imagery and ODC Theater Co-Present SKETCH 11: Interrupted
Friday-Saturday, August 27-28, 8:00 PM PT
Sunday, August 29, 7:00 PM PT *ASL & Audio Description
Broadcast: October 22, 7:30 PM PT

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In keeping with the titular theme, Artistic Director Amy Seiwert and Artistic Fellow Ben Needham-Wood will “interrupt” each other by exchanging active feedback during the creation process of their new ballets. The original concept for 2020’s SKETCH 10: Wrecked was inspired by the Wrecking process developed by choreographer Susan Rethorst. That concept, which would have included six choreographers, had to be scrapped and reconsidered due to COVID. SKETCH 11: Interrupted pays homage to the worldwide disruption of the pandemic and reconceives Imagery’s original plan on a smaller scale. Seiwert and Needham-Wood will use specific tools of deconstruction and reconstruction to expose the inner workings of each piece and lay bare each choreographer’s conscious and unconscious habits. Choreography can often happen in isolated ways, and this type of structured feedback disrupts that isolation to open up avenues of imagination and possibility.


Company/Artist Bio

  • Amy Seiwert's Imagery

    Amy Seiwert's Imagery is a contemporary ballet company dedicated to expanding the definition of ballet through experimentation and collaboration. Imagery's artists explode preconceptions of what ballet can be, stepping away from their creative habits and taking bold risks.

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, August 27, 2021, 8:00pm PT

    In-Person - Saturday, August 28, 2021, 8:00pm PT

    In-Person Sunday, August 29, 2021, 7:00pm PT *ASL & Audio Description Available

    Broadcast: October 22, 2021 @ 7:30pm PT

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Sunday, August 29th, 7 PM PT Live Performance will offer ASL interpretation and Audio Description.

Digital performance will offer captions and Audio Description.

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 adult participants are required to show proof of being fully vaccinated (“fully vaccinated” means two weeks after completion of the recommended vaccination series) or, if unvaccinated or partially vaccinated. If you show proof of vaccination, masks are optional. There are no social distancing requirements.

*This performance requires you to wear a mask at all time, vaccinated or unvaccinated.

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

Photo by: David DeSilva of Shania Rasmussen