upcoming 2016

MARCH

SALTA + AUNTS = BAMPFA
Deborah Karp Dance Projects (performer)
Berkeley Art Museum and pacific Film Archive
March 25
Berkeley, CA

APRIL

The Lost Ones
durational embroidery (performer/collaborator)
Liz Harvey Studio
De Young Museum
San Francisco, CA
FREE

MAY

Familiar
collaboration with Erick Scheid (sound)
Dionysian Festival
Mant Sano’s School of Duncan Dance
May 28-29
San Francisco, CA

JUNE

“Butoh Somatics” (workshop) and “Butoh Somatics: Performances of Bodily Undoing” (performance/workshop)
BMCA Conference
June 17-19
Montreal, Canada

JULY

Animal/Animus
New Urban Naturalists (performer)
Montalvo Art Center Pop Up Arts Festival
July 22, 5-10 pm
Saratoga, CA
FREE

Cotati Artist Residency
July 24-31

Breath Catalogue in Cotati! MilkBar #41
A cabinet of breath curiosities: contemporary choreography meets medical technology
w/ choreographer Kate Elswit, interaction designer Ben Gimpert,
composer/musicians Daniel Thomas Davis and Stephanie Griffin
Jul. 30, 7:30 pm
Cotati, CA
at the home of Merlin Coleman
FREE
https://www.facebook.com/events/1639621886298761/
Info/Blog: www.breathcatalogue.org

NOVEMBER

“Whose Butoh? Challenging Pedagogies of the Authentic” (panel)
SDHS/CORD Conference
Nov. 3-6
Pomona, CA

Breath Catalogue
A cabinet of breath curiosities: contemporary choreography meets medical technology
w/ choreographer Kate Elswit, interaction designer Ben Gimpert,
composer/musicians Daniel Thomas Davis and Stephanie Griffin
Nov. 17-19
Feel It Festival
Circomedia, Bristol, UK
Tickets: TBA
http://www.bristol.ac.uk/blackwell/public-engagement/feel-it/
Info/Blog: www.breathcatalogue.org

ongoing

Community Butoh Class (with Shoshana Greene, Molly Barrons, and Deborah Butler)
Sundays 4-6 pm
Studio Valencia
455A Valencia St., San Francisco (@ 16th)
$15-$20 donation
http://www.butohsf.com/classes.html

recent

2015

NOVEMBER

Breath Catalogue curio
Rewriting Dance
Hope Mohr Bridge Project
Nov. 8, 7 pm
Joe Goode Annex, San Francisco, CA

OCTOBER

The Lost Ones
durational embroidery (performer/collaborator)
Liz Harvey Studio
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Oct. 25
San Francisco, CA
FREE

AUGUST

“Critical Corporeality: Akira Kasai’s Butoh Practice as Social Action” (paper)
PSi conference, Aomori, Japan

JULY

Breath Catalogue (concert)
A cabinet of breath curiosities: contemporary choreography meets medical technology
w/ choreographer Kate Elswit, interaction designer Ben Gimpert,
composer/musicians Daniel Thomas Davis and Stephanie Griffin
Jul. 16-17, 8 pm
Fort Mason Center Firehouse
2 Marina Blvd., San Francisco
Tickets: $18 advance/$20 door
http://breathcatalogue.brownpapertickets.com
Info/Blog: www.breathcatalogue.org

APRIL

“Animating Thinking” (presentation/workshop w/Kate Elswit)
Performance Philosophy conference, Chicago, IL

2014

NOVEMBER

“Choreographic Thinking as Writing: A Mover’s Perspective” (paper)
CORD/SDHS joint conference, Iowa City, IA

OCTOBER

Contemporary Practices Workshop (teacher)
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

september

Fragile (collaboration with Shoshana Greene)
Bare Bones Butoh Showcase
September
Studio 210, San Francisco

APRIL

Dance Discourse Project #18: Choreographic Thinking (moderator)
Apr 3, 7:30 pm
CounterPULSE
1310 Mission Street, San Francisco
FREE

50 Cent Tabernacle: Inspiring the Contemporary (teacher)
Apr 5, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm (my class is 2-3 pm)
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
3rd Street bet Mission and Howard Streets, San Francisco
$0.50

Enlightened Spaces: Urban Choreography: Connecting People to Place through Unexpected Experiences of Bodies in Motion
(presenter)
Apr 10, 5:15 pm
Gensler Architecture
2 Howard Street, San Francisco
$12 advance, $16 door, $10 students

SCUBA pre-show talk on performing arts and social justice (speaker) 
Apr 20, 7:00 pm
ODC Dance Commons
San Francisco
$20 general

MARCH

SALTA’s Judson Church City Limits: an evening of task (performer)
Mar 18, 8:00 pm
City Limits Gallery
300 Jefferson Street, Oakland
By donation: http://www.saltadance.info/index.php?/past-events/city-church-judson-limits/

FEBRUARY

center for humanature (with Sasha Petrenko)
Feb. 1, 4-7 pm
Field of Inquiry: Body Politic Edition
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
710 Mission Street, San Francisco
FREE

Somatic Experiment #1: Scrunch (with Jim Brashear)
Feb. 7, 8 pm
Ebb + Flow
Mills College
5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland
$10 cash at the door

Sonic Body Series #5 (with Jim Brashear and Deborah Karp)
Feb. 23, 8 pm
The Garage
715 Bryant, San Francisco
$10-$15 http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/478069?utm_medium=bks

2013

DECEMBER

Art and Life (by Deborah Hay)
Dec. 13, 7:30 pm
NOHspace
2840 Mariposa Street, San Francisco
$15, www.brownpapertickets.com

NOVEMBER

“Language and Rebound in Avant-Garde Dance” (paper)
CORD/SDHS joint conference, Riverside, CA

SEPTEMBER

Under Her Breath (concert)
Sept. 27-28, 8 pm
KUNST-STOFF arts
1 Grove Street @ Market, San Francisco
Reservations: mndance@earthlink.net

august

Small Acts of Courage (performance)
Bare Bones Butoh #26, San Francisco, CA

Showing of Aperture, Breath
Milkbar, Oakland, CA

june

Tidal (performance with DANCE EXLIXIR and Tiberius)
KUNST-STOFF arts, San Francisco, CA

“Temporal Pedagogies: Dance Practices of the Already and Not-Yet” (paper)
Performance Studies international #19, Stanford University

“Time Actions” (praxis session with Katherine Mezur)
Performance Studies international #19, Stanford University

april

“Choreography as Future Writing” (paper)
Congress on Research in Dance conference, UCLA

february

By the Throat (performance)
White Wave Dance Festival, Brooklyn, NY

2012

december

Art and Life (performance)
Temescal Arts Center, Oakland, CA

Homegrown
Bare Bones Butoh #25, San Francisco, CA

november

By the Throat (performance)
Milkbar, Oakland, CA

Small Acts of Courage (performed by the USF Dance Ensemble)
University of San Francisco Studio Theater, San Francisco, CA

september

Bloodroot (performance collaboration with Anastacia Kaser)
Art in Nature Festival, Oakland, CA

Surface Tension (performance)
Salon hosted by Deborah Karp, Berkeley, CA

August

“Hagoromo-kiri” pre-performance with Theatre Nohgaku Noh Training Project
Bloomsburg, PA

july

The Grand Re-Map (performance with Leyya Tawil/DANCE ELIXIR)
Temescal Arts Center, Oakland, CA

june

The Animation Project (workshop with artist/scholar Kate Elswit)
Performance Studies international #18, Leeds, UK

“Performing Cultures of Rebellion and their ‘Economies’ of Spectacle: A Butoh Practice Shift”
(workshop with scholar Katherine Mezur)
Performance Studies international #18, Leeds, UK

“Akira Kasai’s ‘Voice Power’: Pre-articulating the Social Body” (paper),
Co-Convener of panel “Butoh ‘Scapes and Urban Corporealities”

Society of Dance History Scholars Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA

march

Closer (performance with Dawn Karlovsky)
MOCA, St. Louis, MO