ongoing

Community Butoh Class
Sundays 4-6 pm
Studio Valencia
455A Valencia St., San Francisco (@ 16th)
$15-$20

upcoming 2017

APRIL

Stanford New Ensemble: Strange Attractors
April 28, 7:30pm
Black Community Services Center
Stanford University Campus
Palo Alto, CA

MAY

Performance with Deborah Karp Dance Projects
May 24
Sacramento, CA

Outside the Box: in Memory of Trisha Brown
May 27, 8pm; May 28, 5pm
20th Annual Dionysian Festival
Many Sano School of Duncan Dance
San Francisco, CA

JUNE

“Transmitting Problems: Choreography and Pedagogic Legacy” (paper)
June 8-11
Performance in Historical Paradigms
PSi conference #23: Overflow
Hamburg, Germany

september

“Bodies Moving Thinking: A Workshop on Embodiment” (workshop)
PACT West Coast Conference “The Body”
September 29
San Francisco, CA

past

2016

MARCH

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

APRIL

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

MAY

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

JUNE

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

JULY

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

Cotati Artist Residency
July 24-31

Breath Catalogue at MilkBar #41
Jul. 30, 7:30 pm
Site Specific Performance
Cotati, CA

NOVEMBER

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

Breath Catalogue
Nov. 17-19
w/ choreographer Kate Elswit, interaction designer Ben Gimpert,
composer/musicians Daniel Thomas Davis and Stephanie Griffin
Feel It Festival
Circomedia, Bristol, UK
http://www.bristol.ac.uk/blackwell/public-engagement/feel-it/
Info/Blog: www.breathcatalogue.org

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
performer/collaborator w/Liz Harvey Studio
Oct. 25
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
San Francisco, CA

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
July 16-17, 8 pm
w/ choreographer Kate Elswit, interaction designer Ben Gimpert,
composer/musicians Daniel Thomas Davis and Stephanie Griffin
Fort Mason Center Firehouse
2 Marina Blvd., San Francisco, CA
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
Studio 210, San Francisco, CA

APRIL

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

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, CA

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, CA

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

MARCH

SALTA’s Judson Church City Limits: an evening of task (performer)
Mar 18, 8:00 pm
City Limits Gallery
300 Jefferson Street, Oakland, CA

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, CA

Somatic Experiment #1: Scrunch (with Jim Brashear)
Feb. 7, 8 pm
Ebb + Flow
Mills College
5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, CA

Sonic Body Series #5 (with Jim Brashear and Deborah Karp)
Feb. 23, 8 pm
The Garage
715 Bryant, San Francisco, CA

2013

DECEMBER

Art and Life (by Deborah Hay)
Dec. 13, 7:30 pm
NOHspace
2840 Mariposa Street, San Francisco, CA

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, CA

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