James Graham Dance Theatre presents
The Grass is Sleeping, a new dancetheatre work exploring the health of our minds and American pop culture. JGDT Performers: Isabella Limosnero, Casey Lee Thorne, Johnny Huy Nguyen, Melissa Lewis, James Graham.
In addition to The Grass is Sleeping, JGDT presents:
BOUND by Daria Kaufman (Lisbon, Portugal) on April 18 & 20
BIG SALT by Claudia Anata Hubiak/ The Anata Project (SF) on April 19
*Note: Sold out shows will have limited tickets available at the door, when the box office opens at 7:30pm.
Kick off our weekend of cabaret-style performances at the Joe Goode Annex with the Opening Night Fundraiser! Support Joe Goode Performance Group and enjoy food, drinks, a raffle, live music and the JGPG performance featuring song favorites from Still Standing & other JGPG shows, movement excerpts & more!
Tickets for Darling, don’t make it easy are very limited. Join us for opening night of this exciting weekend!
THURSDAY MAY 9TH @ JOE GOODE ANNEX
6:30-7:45pm Pre-show party with food, open bar, and live music at Space 124 in Project Artaud
8:00-9:30pm Performance of Darling, don’t make it easy
9:30 – 10:00pm After-show reception with the artists
Wednesday, April 3 at 8pm
Meena & Anjali Vemuri, Rhea Speights, Unruly Body Tanztheater, Scott McPheeter & Kip Kipperman, Amelia Bonvento.
Thursday, April 4 at 8pm
Prahelika Rajagopalan, Amy + Hannah Wasielewski, Irene Hsi Dance Projects, OOMPH Dance Theater, Dawn Frank Holtan.
Friday, April 5 at 8pm
Reyes Dance, MathisReedDance, United Rhythms San Francisco , eMotion Arts, Kitty Conlon.
Saturday, April 6 at 8pm
AIRspace presents: Bahiya Movement, Kevin Wong, Europa Grace, randy reyes.
JGPG Presents: Darling, don’t make it easy — a weekend of cabaret-style performance: song favorites from Still Standing & other JGPG shows, movement excerpts & more!
See the JGPG company & Still Standing guest artists perform a stunning setlist of original JGPG songs & movement excerpts from over the years. Experience the Joe Goode Annex completely transformed.
Fri-Sat, May 10-11, 7pm & 9pm.
Joe Goode Performance Group presents The Resilience Project, a collaborative project between JGPG and The Contemporary Jewish Museum, which aims to explore how we as humans deal with trauma, using storytelling and performance as a way of finding universality and strength in the face of adversity.
The Resilience Project performance, to be performed in The CJM’s Goldman Hall, is based on the lived experience of veterans, including many Bay Area veterans. The work draws on the stories of of veterans from the San Francisco VA Downtown clinic and the SFVA, Bob Basker 315 AL Post & Veterans for Peace chapter 69. Their stories, workshopped with JGPG in fall 2018, tell of the physical and emotional wounds of serving in the armed forces, focusing on recovery, resilience, and the ongoing process of adjustment to civilian life. The stories become the verbatim text for the staged work in which words, movement, gesture, and song collide in a visceral exploration of how we as humans deal with trauma and find strength in adversity.
Thursday, April 4, 6:00-7:30 pm
The Contemporary Jewish Museum
Advance tickets now available online: thecjm.org
Questions: email [email protected]
FREE for youth 18 and under, transition age young adults (18–22), veterans and their families, and VA staff as part of Blue Star Museum. $10 for Museum members; $20 for general public; $8 for senior and students. No one is turned away for lack of funds; email [email protected] or call 415-655-7856.
The Resilience Project is sponsored by The Walter & Elise Haas Fund and the Koret Foundation.
This is the beginning stages of development:
Considering the future from a child’s perspective let’s open some records and invite dreams and other realities into a conversational dance. Time jumping as we bump up against each other’s time frames. This is a 3day improvisational exploration of child/adult dreaming asking the question, how much of my original essence is here and where is my heart located? Is this planet where I intended to land?
Friday, March 29 at 8PM
Suggested Donation $15-30 collected at the door
Photo by Robbie Sweeny
James Graham Dance Theatre presents
their annual Valentine’s weekend favorite: Dance Lovers 8…duets by couples, crushes, and comrades. This event pairs real life partnerships in their style of dance. You will see twin sisters doing their Chinese pole act, dance crush colleagues (one from Brazil and one from the Congo), new works by Graham exploring the human love between friends, a Robert Dekkers original with dancers he met through Axis Dance Company, a duet exploring indigenous queerness, and more.
James Graham & Sebastian Grubb
Byb Chanel Bibene & Daiane Lopes da Silva
Molly & Aviva Rose-Williams
Melissa Lewis & Johnny Huy Nguyen
Snowflake Towers & Xav Ome-Lauren
Lani Dickinson & James Bowen
Jeremy Bannon-Neches & Emma Lanier
Sangam Arts & Guru Shradha presents Femina
In celebration of women,
local master choreographers and artists representing artistic traditions from around the globe will present 75 minutes of glorious music and dance. Featured styles include Cambodian (Charya Burt), Chinese (Haiyan Jackson Dance), Indian (Bharatanatyam – Vidhya Subramanian & Odissi- Guru Shradha), West African (Cheza Nami), Cumbia Colombiana (Daybreaker Pro)
The performance will be followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with artists.