450 Florida Street
San Francisco, California 94110

WestWave Dance Festival presents its 15th anniversary season at San Francisco's Project Artaud. This year's Festival features 21 world premieres and more than 48 West Coast choreographers.
Program 1: Tuesday, July 11, 8 pm - One Night Only!

WestWave Dance Festival's 2006 inaugural program features two world premieres: Drained by RAWdance performed by Ryan Smith, Wendy Rein, Dudley Flores and Laura Sharp, and Driven to This by Cathleen McCarthy. Program 1 also features Fellow Travelers Performance Group presenting Warning Signs, Sean Dorsey/ Fresh Meat Productions with a duet, In Closing, EmSpace Dance presenting You and You and You, and Kyoungil Ong with Flower Tears 11, an expression of love and longing for the loved one symbolized by a flower.

Program 2: Thursday, July 13, 8 pm - One Night Only!

On Thursday July 13, the Festival continues at Project Artaud Theater with three world premieres: the debut of Conversion by Amy Lewis in which five dancers perform to the music of J.S. Bach, Face It by Alena Odrene Cawthorne, and a new piece by Rebecca Wender. Program 2 will also feature Spinning Yarns Dance Collective's Traveling Companions, danceNaganuma's Faeries, and Trope of Seuss by Apryl Renee.

Program 3: Saturday and Sunday, July 15 & 16, 8pm

On Saturday and Sunday, July 15 and 16, the program features two world premieres: Two Close by Roginski & Funsch with two dancers performing to music by Elizabeth Cotton, and Before the Storm by Anna Dal Pino and John LeFan. Program 3 will also feature Company Chaddick with an excerpt from Landslide, Kerry Mehling/Talismanic Physical Theatre presenting Just a Little One to the music of The Hot Club of San Francisco, Huckabay McAllister Dance, presenting Only in Fairytales, and Leyya Tawil's Dance Elixir with Breakdown to Now (Part 1).

Program 4 • OneNightOnly! • Tuesday • July 18
Martt Lawrence
Patricia Banchik-Bell / Kinesis
Carmen Carnes / CCDE
group A
Aura Fischbeck
Vanguard Dance Company

Program 5 • OneNightOnly! • Thursday • July 20
Linda Bair Dance Company
Katie Faulkner / little seismic dance company
Monica Marks / UDanceElectra
Pappas and Dancers
Vispo Dance / Claudia Hubiak
Ross Dance Company

Program 6 • Saturday and Sunday • July 22-23
Amy Seiwert / im'ij-re
SHIFT>>> Physical Theater
Dance Ceres
Deborah Slater Dance Theater
Facing East Dance + Music / Sue Li-Jue
Alma Esperanza Cunningham Movement

Program 7 • Thursday and Friday • July 27-28
Alex Ketley / SF Conservatory of Dance Performance Company
AXIS Dance Company
Kate Weare
Janice Garrett & Dancers
Heidi Schweiker

Program 8 • Saturday and Sunday • July 29-30
KT Nelson (special guest appearance)
SPOON (Jane Schnorrenberg & Kegan Marling)
Navarrete x Kajiyama (Debby Kajiyama & José Navarrete)
Lisa Townsend Company
Viktor Kabaniaev
Randee Paufve / Paufve Dance

Program 9 • OneNightOnly! • Monday • July 24
All Dance/No Tech
At ODC Theater - This Program only
Artist - TBA


ODC Theater Box Office
3153 17th Street at Shotwell.
Hours: Wed-Sat 2-5 pm

Official Website: http://www.westwavedancefestival.org

Added by ericsf7 on July 11, 2006

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