Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
ODC/Dance Downtown 2012
“as always with ODC... anticipate superlative, witty modern dance par excellence.”
– SF Chronicle's Top 10 of 2011
The artistic triumvirate of choreographers Brenda Way, KT Nelson and Kimi Okada continues their tour de force in ODC’s 41st annual home season. Way presents her latest meditation on the woman’s world and its strictures in her premiere of
, with live music by celebrated avant cellist, Zoe Keating, and the Magik*Magik Orchestra. Nelson has paired up with bike artist Max Chen to premiere
, a full-company work featuring three custom built bicycles that rides through the bustling pulse of a day in the city. ODC’s five male dancers shine in Nelson’s first-ever all male work
, with high intensity movement matched by the experimental sounds of acclaimed electronic artist Ben Frost. Kimi Okada’s 2010 premiere,
I look vacantly at the Pacific...though regret
, enjoys an encore as it explores the humorous and often awkward attempts at cross-cultural understanding.
ODC/Dance will hold a special
Opening Night Gala and Post-Party
on Thursday, March 15, 2012.
Photo: RJ Muna
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