For the past eighty years the dance program at Mills College in Oakland has distinguished itself as a pioneering force in moving beyond artistic conventions. Ann Murphy, Head of the Mills College Dance and Theater Studies Department, talked with BayDance.com's Michael Phelan recently to discuss the dance program's venerable roots, its challenges,...
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The Creative Process and Choreographing for Disabled Dancers
Co-founded Shawl-Anderson Dance Center
SAN FRANCISCO, CA-September 10, 2019-ODC/Dance has announced the addition of five new dancers: Jaime Garcia Castilla, David Calhoun, Christian Squires, Calvin Thomas and Miche Wong. Their addition brings the Company's total number of dancers to eleven.
Redesigned with Dancers in Mind
September 4, 2019—Choreographer and dancer Alyssa Mitchel is inspired to create dance from experiences: moments in time, loss, transition, travel. So it follows naturally that she's created a dance from her experience as a teacher with an education and math degree (Summa Cum Laude with Honors). Premiering September 7th and 8th at ODC, Alyssa's...
detour dance is seeking entries for the 8th Tiny Dance Film Festival (TDFF ), based in San Francisco, that features short dance films (ten minutes or under) from across the globe. TDFF prioritizes films that stretch into new territory, challenge dominant narratives, and most importantly -- embrace brevity. Queers and people of color are encouraged...
Smuin Contemporary Ballet has added five new dancers for their 2019-2020 season.
August 27, 2019—ODC/Dance has announced that company dancer Mia J. Chong has been chosen to receive a Princess Grace Award in Dance. She is also the sole recipient of this year's Princess Grace Foundation's Chris Hellman Dance Award, the Foundation's high regard for a dancer's work and dedication to dance.