Solos Lost & Found, 2019

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Performance Dates: May 31 – June 2nd, 2019 DSDT presents an evening of solos that celebrate 30 years of dance making in San Francisco. DSDT star Kerry Mehling comes out of retirement to reprise Grace Floats, Slater’s collaboration with Pulitzer finalist Rinde Eckert. Rinde’s voice, words and music plus Slater’s choreography tell the story of strong women, love, and loss …

The Sleepwatchers, 2019

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Performance Dates: March 28-30th, 2019 The Sleepwatchers, critically acclaimed and nominated for an Isadora Duncan Dance Award following its premiere in 2001, is inspired by the writings and research of Stanford sleep specialist Dr. William Dement. These excerpts look at sleep metaphorically and literally, examining how it affects society’s mental and physical well-being. Note from the Directors Deborah Slater and …

In the Space Between, 2018

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Premiered: June 24, 2018 | Dance on Camera NYC What happens when two strangers meet unexpectedly and embark on a journey. Did it happen? Is it a fantasy? Are their lives changed? Come along for the ride. Performed by Anna Greenberg & Private Freeman. Music by Darren Johnston. Choreographed by Deborah Slater, directed by Herve Cohen.   More Photos:   …

Studio 210 Residency, 2018

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Deborah Slater Dance Theater and Studio 210 present Julie Crothers and Kuan-Hsuan Lee in a double bill evening of research and conversation. Join us for this annual forum that invests in local artists, providing them with space and mentorship over two months. Secondhand by Julie Crothers Baby arms, robo arms, swimming arms, old gloves, and broken off fingers – all …

Studio 210 Residency 2017

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Premiere: July 28th, 2017 | Studio 210 DSDT Studio 210 Summer Residency was thrilled to support 13th floor and Sarah Cecilia for DSDT’s 6th Summer Residency Showing. On July 28 & 29, performances were followed by a conversation with the artists and with choreographer Deborah Slater, held at Studio 210 Theater. Sarah Cecilia | Don’t Be Dainty Sarah Cecilia’s work, Don’t …

Time’s Arrow, 2017

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Premiered: March 24th, 2017 | Studio 210, San Francisco Deborah Slater Dance Theater announced our 27th Home Season with the intimate and emotionally powerful TIME’S ARROW, performed in our home theater for an unusual three week-end run! Built in two sections, ‘In the Before’ and ‘For the Time Being,’ Times Arrow draws inspiration from Ruth Ozeki’s novel ‘A Tale For …

Men Think They are Better than Grass (2010)

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Premiered: April 30th, 2010 | Theater Artaud, San Francisco Deborah Slater Dance Theater presents the world premiere of Men Think They Are Better Than Grass, an innovative and powerful multidisciplinary dance work that celebrates the company’s 20th anniversary. Men Think They Are Better Than Grass is a large-scale, multidisciplinary work that draws upon the beauty of the natural world and inspired …

Private Life, 2014

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Premiere: Thursday, December 11th, 2014 | ODC Theater, SF Deborah Slater Dance Theater (DSDT) announces the world premiere of PRIVATE LIFE. Three years in the making, PRIVATE LIFE is a series of interconnecting stories about a group of American soldiers and their families. With text by poet Deborah Crooks, original music by composer Bruno Louchouarn, and choreography and direction by …