“Voluspa: A Ghost Dance for 2012” at Dance Mission Theater in San Francisco.
Through prophesy and truth-telling a diverse group of artists including Sarah Bush Dance Project will come together over the course of two evenings to acknowledge and pay tribute to past and present struggles and work towards renewal, bringing our current tumultuous times starkly into focus. SBDP new dancers Juliann Witt and Joanna Gartner join Natalie Aceves in a brand new piece exploring birth and growth of culture, its crumbling and its rebuilding.
Voluspa: A Ghost Dance for 2012
Dec 19-20, Wed and Thurs at 7:30pm (SBDP will be performing on Dec 20th only)
Dance Mission Theater, 3316 24th St, SF CA 94110 ~ 415-826-4441
Tix: $12-$20. www.brownpapertickets.com
Dance Brigade, Krissy Keefer’s witty and provocative dance company, is pleased to announce Voluspa: A Ghost Dance for 2012, a ritual dance performance that explores/marks the 2012 end of the world/regeneration prophesy found in many cultures and articulated perhaps most explicitly and famously by the Mayan calendar. Whether it be the Mayan, the Hopi, the Norse, the Book of Revelation, Wovoka, or contemporary climate scientists, many cultures have the destruction and regeneration story rooted deeply in their mythology. Through prophesy and truth-telling a diverse group of artists will come together over the course of two evenings to acknowledge and pay tribute to past and present struggles and work towards renewal, bringing our current tumultuous times starkly into focus. Dance Brigade will host the two-night ritual performance at Dance Mission Theater in San Francisco (December 19-20), with the final evening lasting until 12:30am so that together artists and audience members can mark December 21st, 2012, the winter solstice and end of the Mayan calendar. JOIN US!!!
Features work by Dance Brigade, Grrrl Brigade, Danza Xitlalli, NAKA Dance Theater, John Jota Leaños and the dancers of Imperial Silence, Popoka’tepl, Vicki Noble, Carolyn Brandy, Arenas Dane Company, MamaCoatl, Nicole Kalymoon, Sarah Bush Dance Project, Anne Bluethenthal and Dancers and more!!
For more information, please visit www.dancemission.com.