In creative arts, talent alone is rarely enough to achieve success. With any heralded dancer, actor or musician, there’s always a grinding component of hard work that constantly bubbles beneath the surface. Mark Davis, an assistant professor in musical theatre and studio voice, knows this
Rushing on stage with music and the sound of water in the background, the first dancers of the last performance of New Moves: Flux took the stage a month earlier than in years past.
New Moves usually premieres in December, but Ray Tadio, teacher of
On Friday night San Franciscans gathered in the South of Market District to enjoy the Filipino Night Market Festival, which is a monthly ongoing festival that showcases art, music and food that celebrates Filipino culture. Hosted by Undiscovered SF, the event is both an indoor
“I am very emotionally Japanese; the events make me feel something. All of my choreography is emotionally-based and that comes out,” Ayana Yonesaka said. “Each dance is specifically inspired.”
The colorful wall hanging swayed as the dancers ran past. The soft sound of rain played
Students sweat as they danced across the floor during the auditions for the New Moves show, a modern dance performance created by students at SF State premiering this November.
Auditioners danced for an hour. This is what they came for - to perform. If chosen,
The SF StateSchool of Theatre and Dance sponsored a two-day festival this week to celebrate women and the future of women as part of the national showcase.
Dance performances and plays created by women, about women, were featured as “The Future is Female” in the “lab”
The School of Theatre and Dance showcased an originally choreographed performance that depicts feelings about current events in the United States.
The show, titled “Epoch,” symbolizes a distinctive period in time or in a person’s life. The performance organized by the University Dance Theatre was
Three students from the School of Theatre and Dance share the personal experiences and interests that inspire their creativity. After three months of weekly rehearsals, their choreography is presented in the “Shifting Perspective” student showcase.
Flyaway Productions, a Bay Area dance company, was commissioned by the Labor Archives and Research Center to create an aerial site-specific performance, choreographed by Jo Kreiter, to promote the 30th anniversary of the Labor Archives and Research Center in the SF State library.
According to Director
Students stopped in their tracks, eyes fixated upward on the harnessed dancers cascading down the outside of J. Paul Leonard Library. The dancers moved as one with vintage dresses as they practiced for the upcoming performance titled, "Archives and Outcries: California's Unconventional Women Tell their
The dance department welcomed a new dance studio Wednesday with an invite-only ribbon cutting ceremony.
"I couldn't be happier (about the new studio)," department Chair Todd Roehrman said. "It's a wonderful celebration of a space that's long overdue, it's not only a studio for dance classes,
Students huddled around on Monday during an event held by the student organization Hip Hop State of Mind along with a Bay Area Grassroots organization, HipHopForChange, Inc. Break-dancers performed, rappers free-styled and students and SF State alumni gathered in Malcolm X Plaza to bring attention
Maintaining a healthy balance among schoolwork and homework, a job, personal time and a social life is struggle many face. For student dancer Madelin Braun, balance has a deeper meaning.
"Figuring out that perfect balance is what I love about (dance)," said Braun, a 22-year-old math major