• Katharine Hawthorne "Between the Wish and the Thing"

    Between the Wish and the Thing is a dance that asks you to imagine the future. From fortune cookies to stock market predictions, childhood dreams to science fiction adventures, the show takes the viewer on an immersive performance journey. Hawthorne combines movement, storytelling, and live music played by the performers. With influences ranging from ballet and modern dance, to Buster Keaton’s classic physical comedy, to hip hop, expect the unexpected. Between the Wish and the Thing is a playful and contemplative romp into our collective future.

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  • Katharine Hawthorne "Between the Wish and the Thing"

    Between the Wish and the Thing is a dance that asks you to imagine the future. From fortune cookies to stock market predictions, childhood dreams to science fiction adventures, the show takes the viewer on an immersive performance journey. Hawthorne combines movement, storytelling, and live music played by the performers. With influences ranging from ballet and modern dance, to Buster Keaton’s classic physical comedy, to hip hop, expect the unexpected. Between the Wish and the Thing is a playful and contemplative romp into our collective future.

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  • Contact Improvisation with Krista Denio

    This class proposes the inherent relationship between Composition and Contact Improvisation. We’ll begin with post-modern movement fundamentals, and a Body-Mind Centering® influenced approach to internal and external worlds. Then drawing on the vocabulary of time and space, through use of the Viewpoints and other compositional frameworks, we will explore choice-making within the micro and macro. From individual movement choices, to partnering work, and ensemble awareness of the whole room and relationships, we can broaden range and locate more diverse choice-making in the dance.

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  • The Velveteen Rabbit

    Join us for this beloved Bay Area holiday tradition.

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  • The Velveteen Rabbit

    Join us for this beloved Bay Area holiday tradition.

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  • Hot Spot with Holly Johnston

    Together, we create an experience of dancing as a self-regulating system, mode and means of responding, communicating and expressing ourselves through movement. Your body is fully acknowledged as source and resource of limitless possibilities. It is in the flux between knowing and unknowing that our bodies respond as instinct in order to find ground(ing); it is in this borderland that body can be a great generator of creative energies. Integrating somatics, movement phrases and improvisation we will generate new patterns of moving-thinking that offer our bodies time-space to actualize, reorganize and transform through our inherent movement intelligence and personal physical volition.

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  • Hot Spot with Holly Johnston

    Together, we create an experience of dancing as a self-regulating system, mode and means of responding, communicating and expressing ourselves through movement. Your body is fully acknowledged as source and resource of limitless possibilities. It is in the flux between knowing and unknowing that our bodies respond as instinct in order to find ground(ing); it is in this borderland that body can be a great generator of creative energies. Integrating somatics, movement phrases and improvisation we will generate new patterns of moving-thinking that offer our bodies time-space to actualize, reorganize and transform through our inherent movement intelligence and personal physical volition.

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  • The Velveteen Rabbit

    Join us for this beloved Bay Area holiday tradition.

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  • Smith/Wymore Disappearing Acts "Six Degrees of Freedom"

    Featuring ODC Theater Resident Artists Lisa Wymore and Sheldon Smith, this physical theater work continues the company’s ongoing interest in creating technologically augmented live performance. Most of the performance will take place in what appears to be a deconstructed virtual reality cave akin to the infamous holodeck of Star Trek fame. 

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  • The Velveteen Rabbit

    Join us for this beloved Bay Area holiday tradition.

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  • Smith/Wymore Disappearing Acts "Six Degrees of Freedom"

    Featuring ODC Theater Resident Artists Lisa Wymore and Sheldon Smith, this physical theater work continues the company’s ongoing interest in creating technologically augmented live performance. Most of the performance will take place in what appears to be a deconstructed virtual reality cave akin to the infamous holodeck of Star Trek fame. 

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  • Hot Spot with Holly Johnston

    Together, we create an experience of dancing as a self-regulating system, mode and means of responding, communicating and expressing ourselves through movement. Your body is fully acknowledged as source and resource of limitless possibilities. It is in the flux between knowing and unknowing that our bodies respond as instinct in order to find ground(ing); it is in this borderland that body can be a great generator of creative energies. Integrating somatics, movement phrases and improvisation we will generate new patterns of moving-thinking that offer our bodies time-space to actualize, reorganize and transform through our inherent movement intelligence and personal physical volition.

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  • Contact Improvisation with Krista Denio

    This class proposes the inherent relationship between Composition and Contact Improvisation. We’ll begin with post-modern movement fundamentals, and a Body-Mind Centering® influenced approach to internal and external worlds. Then drawing on the vocabulary of time and space, through use of the Viewpoints and other compositional frameworks, we will explore choice-making within the micro and macro. From individual movement choices, to partnering work, and ensemble awareness of the whole room and relationships, we can broaden range and locate more diverse choice-making in the dance.

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  • The Velveteen Rabbit

    Join us for this beloved Bay Area holiday tradition.

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  • Smith/Wymore Disappearing Acts "Six Degrees of Freedom"

    Featuring ODC Theater Resident Artists Lisa Wymore and Sheldon Smith, this physical theater work continues the company’s ongoing interest in creating technologically augmented live performance. Most of the performance will take place in what appears to be a deconstructed virtual reality cave akin to the infamous holodeck of Star Trek fame. 

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  • True Grit: Building Technique with Molly Heller

    This class will offer participants a deeper knowledge of the body and its inter-workings with awareness placed on easeFULL dancing/learning, core mobility (with stability) and spinal articulation.

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  • The Velveteen Rabbit

    Join us for this beloved Bay Area holiday tradition.

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  • The Velveteen Rabbit

    Join us for this beloved Bay Area holiday tradition.

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  • The Velveteen Rabbit

    Join us for this beloved Bay Area holiday tradition.

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  • Contact Improvisation with Krista Denio

    This class proposes the inherent relationship between Composition and Contact Improvisation. We’ll begin with post-modern movement fundamentals, and a Body-Mind Centering® influenced approach to internal and external worlds. Then drawing on the vocabulary of time and space, through use of the Viewpoints and other compositional frameworks, we will explore choice-making within the micro and macro. From individual movement choices, to partnering work, and ensemble awareness of the whole room and relationships, we can broaden range and locate more diverse choice-making in the dance.

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