Studio 210 Residency 2019

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Premiere: July 29th, 2019 | Studio 210, San Francisco Resident artists Nol Simonse (in collaboration with Miche Wong) and Emelia Martinez Brumbaugh research socially and culturally urgent practices, exploring eroticism, fluidity, race, and ritual. An evening of experimental exchange, culminating in an audience-artist discussion. Clown Cage by Nol Simonse & Miche Wong Sigil1 by Emelia (Jubilee July) Martínez Brumbaugh SIGIL: …

Solos Lost & Found, 2019

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Performance Dates: May 31 – June 2nd, 2019 | The Historic Firehouse at Fort Mason, for the SF International Arts Festival 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 …

The Sleepwatchers, 2019

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Performance Dates: March 28-30th, 2019 | ODC Theater, San Francisco 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 …

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 …

Line of Beauty, 2014

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Premiere: October 24-25th, 2014 | Jewish Community Center, SF Lush, beautiful, sensuous, engaged: Line of Beauty began as a response to 18th­ century English painter, satirist, and writer William Hogarth’s essay on beauty not being a straight line and became an investigation of love over time, aided by Jane Hirshfield’s elegant poetry, which led us to to develope a new work For …

Private Life, 2014

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Premiere: Thursday, December 11th, 2014 | ODC Theater, SF Three years in the making, Izzie-Award winning 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 Deborah Slater, PRIVATE LIFE plumbs the emotional depths of military …

Night Falls, 2011

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Premiere: October 20-30, 2011 | ODC Theater, San Francisco Peregrine can’t sleep. The following day she’s turning sixty and has to give a speech which she’s not yet written… so she bounces off the walls of her apartment in the middle of the night trying to figure out what to do about getting older and what the hell she’s going …