May 6-16, 2010. Home season at Counterpulse


Burning of the Ancient Library of Alexandria

Alexandria performers

February 12-22, 2009. Time line: 2006 / 2007 Initiation of the Idea and Research
Fall 2007 Preproduction and Scoping Rehearsals
January 2008 Beginning of incubating rehearsals towards a full production

“In Africa, when an old man dies, it's a library burning.”

Ba, Amadou Hampate (1901-91) delivered in 1960 at UNESCO.
(The original: En Afrique, quand un vieillard meurt, c'est une bibliothèque qui brûle.) More

Stories With and Without Words

Spinning dancer

2008.An evening of telling, singing, playing and giving voice /image to originally created or retold short stories.


Tarantella, Tarantula

Publicity photo for Tarantella Tarantula show

September 28-Oct 8,2006

Seven performances at ODC Theater, San Francisco


In Place

Dancer in costume with prop

September 13, 2006
Mountain Lake Park, San Francisco
Neighborhood Parks Council

Photo by Brodie and Brodie



Duo suspended in trees

October 11, 2005
Laffayette Park, San Francisco
for the Neighborhood Parks Council

Photos by Brodie and Brodie
Crocheted environment by Evelyn Roth
50 egg-shaped scultures by Tom Franco and Slobodan Dan Paich


Radiance Unfolding

Dancer with effigy at a fountain

July 24, 2005. Artship Dance/Theatre performed in the San Francisco Theater Festival at Yerba Buena Gardens.


Spring Moon

Two dancers performing in a pool

May 21, 2005. Celebratory Performance for Re-opening of the North Beach Community Pool, San Francisco


Art in the Park

Dancer manipulating a large curtain

September 30, 2004
South Park, for San Francisco Neighborhood Parks Council


Same River Twice

Group passing a ship model

July & September 2004.
Six performances at ODC Theater in San Francisco, USA.
Two performances at SKC Theater in Belgrade, Serbia-Montenegro


Our Ship, Artship

Aerial dancer over water

November 2003
Alice Arts Center, Oakland (re-named Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts)

Collaboration of Artship/Dance Theater with Project Bandaloop


Ship Remembers

Couple dancing in a spotlight

June-July 2003. 10 performances in a cargo hold converted into a theater and located aboard the vessel Artship, Oakland


Geography of Memory

Detail of promotional material

May 2002. Performances in front of the vessel Artship in Oakland, with Facing East Dance and Music and The Nina Haft Dance Companies.


Four Winds

Detail of promotional material

May 2001. Port Fest, Jack London Square, Oakland