PERFORMANCE

2013

Jan. 5 No Exit Excerpt @ Kuns Stoff in SF

Jan. 12 Improvisation with Scott Wells & Dancers @ Kuns Stoff, SF

Jan. 19 Improvisation with Karen Nelson

Jan. 28 PPP with Miriam

Feb. 23 Of Limb & Language @ Earthdance in MA

March 21-29 Of Limb & Language @ CounterPULSE in SF

April 6 Of Limb & Language @ Synapses in Eureka

April 14 Improvisation with Katarina Eriksson @ Moment’s Notice in Berkeley

April 25 Improvisation with Scott Wells & Dancers

June No Exit in Portland Oregon

 

2012

Jan 13-14 The Crane & the Crocodile & @ CoutnerPULSE winter special

Feb. 24-25 No Exit @ the Garage (Werk Collective)

March 28 NoNo Salon with Vitali Kononov @ Shotwell Studios

May Improvisation @ Kuns Stoff with Scott Wells & Dancers

July 16-19 No Exit @ Santa Cruz Fringe Festival

July 20-21 No Exit @ ODC

July 27-28 The Big Bad & the Little Good @ Studio 210

Aug. 10 Improvisation at Milkbar in Oakland

Oct. 13 Yerba Buena at Night

Nov. 27 Survival Solo at PPP

Dec. 14-15 Underscore with Nancy Stark Smith

 

2011

Jan. 20, 28, 30 Matter of Things @ Women on the Way Shotwell

Feb./Mar. Red Door with Kristen Greco @ Earthdance and CounterPULSE

June 3, 4 Bowie Dansicle @ Danceground Keriac

August 18 ODC House Special

October 15 Yerba Buena at Night

Nov. Garage No Exit

Dec. 17To Pina with Nita Litter

 

2010

“10 Settlements, 1 City, 1 Afterthought” with Nancy Stark Smith, Berkeley, CA

Trolley Dances with Christine Bonansea, SF, CA

“Matter of Things” by Christine Bonansea at The Garage, SF, CA

“House of Glances” by Kristen Greco at WCCIF in Berkeley, CA

“Fascia” with Vitali Kononov at WCCIF in Berkeley, CA

“Pentamodal Duet” with Branden Steffan

Duet with Vitali Kononov at 8x8x8 in Berkeley, CA

 

2009

“Nocturnal Butterflies” with Avy K Productions at Z Space, SF, CA

“What Men Want” with Scott Wells at CounterPULSE, SF, CA

“Absence of Sequential Thought” with Andrew Wass at The Garage, SF, CA

Improvisation with Divisadero Research Company and Kathleen Hermesdorf at La Alternativa benefit, SF, CA

Duet with Vitali Kononov at WCCIF BANDW show, CounterPULSE, SF, CA

Duet with Kristen Greco at Moment’s Notice, Western Sky Studio, Berkeley, CA

Duet with Vitali Kononov at Levydance benefit show, SF, CA

“Anatomy Of Presence” with Benno Voorham, Katarina Eriksson, Ray Chung, and Vitali Kononov at Eighth St. Studio, Berkeley, CA

“Visible Unseen” with Nita Little and Divisadero Research Company at UC Davis, Davis, CA

“Untitled” duet with Vitali Kononov at Sierra Fest, Sieraville, CA

Radar Range with Karen Schaffman at SFDI, Seattle, WA

“Hum Bomb” duet with Vitali Kononov at Moment’s Notice, Berkeley, CA

 

2008

“Bonita Porcupine” duet with Vitali Kononov directed by Rajendra Serber at Margaret Jenkins Dance Lab, San Francisco, CA

“Hate Log” by Amy Lewis at Cell Space, San Francisco, CA

“Magnesium/Appetite” by Cathie Caraker at the Garage, San Francisco, CA

“Migration” by Rosemary Hannon and Vitali Kononov in collaboration with Keith Evans at the West Coast Contact Improvisation Festival, Berkeley, CA

“Past, Future, Present” with Vitali Kononov at CI36 Festival, Huntingdon, PA

“Tape” with Vitali Kononov at Moving On Center Benefit, El Cerrito, CA

“Rose against the Wall” at Moment’s Notice, Berkeley, CA

“21 Facts about this Dance” with Vitali Kononov at Moment’s Notice, Berkeley, CA

Improvisation with Katarina Eriksson at Moment’s Notice, Western Sky Studio, Berkeley, CA

“Yield” with Vitali Kononov at WCCIF, Berkeley, CA

 

2007

“Princess” by Alma Esperanza Cunningham Movement at Joyce SOHO, New York, NY

 

2006

“Hurt” by Alma Esperanza Cunningham Movement at ODC Theater, San Francisco, CA

“Hurt” by Alma Esperanza Cunningham Movement at Women on the Way Festival,
San Francisco, CA

“Shiver” by Alma Esperanza Cunningham Movement at the San Francisco International Arts Festival, San Francisco, CA

“More” by Alma Esperanza Cunningham Movement at the West Wave Dance Festival, San Francisco, CA

ODC 6-Week Choreography Project by Alma Esperanza Cunningham Movement at ODC Theater, San Francisco, CA

“Untitled” by Alma Esperanza Cunningham Movement at Yerba Buena Garden Festival,
San Francisco, CA

“Princess” by Alma Esperanza Cunningham Movement at Judson Church/Movement
Research, NY, NY

Improvisation with Vitali Kononov at the Scott Wells Benefit, San Francisco, CA

“Over You” by Scott Wells at CounterPulse, San Francisco, CA

Solo improvisation at Moment’s Notice, Berkeley, CA

 

2005

Solo improvisation at Raw & Uncut/Jon Sims Center, San Francisco, CA

“Shesheheshe” by Alma Esperanza Cunningham Movement at Jon Sims Center, San Francisco, CA and State Theater, Austin, TX

Improvisation with Vitali Kononov at Moment’s Notice, Berkeley, CA

Improvisation with Ralf Jaroschinski at the West Coast Contact Improvisation Festival, Berkeley, CA

“US or Them” by Scott Wells at Dance Mission, San Francisco, CA

“Hello Show” by Alma Esperanza Cunningham Movement at Dance Mission, San Francisco, CA

 

2004

“A2+B2=C2” with Vitali Kononov at American Dance Festival Faculty Concert,
Durham, NC

 

2003

“Stardust” by Alma Esperanza Cunningham Movement at Dance Mission, San Francisco, CA

2002

“Sweet Valentine” by Alma Esperanza Cunningham Movement at Dance Mission, San Francisco, CA

Site specific performance by Body Cartography Project at Chapel of the Chimes, Oakland, CA

“Vexations” by Kerstin Kussmaul & the Monday Travel Group at ODC Theater, San Francisco, CA

“Herstory/History” by Rose Pasquarello at Dance Center, Cambridge, MA and Alice Arts, Oakland, CA

 

2001

Site specific performance by Body Cartography Project at Sutro Baths, San Francisco, CA

“Solitude” by Element Dance Theater at Dance Mission, San Francisco, CA

“Fury” by Element Dance Theater at Vision Series/Cowell Theatre,
San Francisco, CA

 

2000

Site specific performance by Body Cartography Project at Burning Man Black Rock
Desert, NV

Site specific improvisation by Body Cartography at Construction 129, Marin Headlands, CA

Site specific performance by Body Cartography Project at Sutro Baths,
San Francisco, CA

“Civilized” excerpts by Element Dance Theater at Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

 

TEACHING

2007-2013

Synapses in Eureka

Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation—Contact Improvisation

West Coast Contact Improvisation Festival—Contact Improvisation

Eighth Street Studios—Weekly Contact Improvisation Pre-Jam Class (nono dance)

CounterPULSE—Contact Improvisation

Shotwell Studios—Underscore inspired class & jam with Vitali Kononov

Cragmont Elementary School—improvisation, choreography, and traditions

 

2005-2007

Luna Kids Dance—improvisation, modern dance, choreography and professional development for teachers

West Coast Contact Improvisation Festival—Contact Improvisation

 

1996-2005

American Dance Festival—Contact Improvisation

Young Imaginations—dance, music and Somatics

Roco Dance & Fitness—modern dance

San Domenico School—modern dance, ballet, jazz

 

EDUCATION

2004 MA, Arts Integrated Teaching, University of San Francisco

1994 BA, Interdisciplinary Art, San Francisco State University