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Dancers: Calvin Thomas and Anna Greenberg Gold

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2024 Season

NANCY KARP + DANCERS ANNOUNCES ITS 2024 SEASON AT THE TAUBE ATRIUM THEATER IN SAN FRANCISCO
 
Nancy Karp + Dancers is delighted to announce its 2024 Season, featuring music by composers Samuel Adams and David A. Jaffe. 
 
Saturday April 6, 8 p.m.
Sunday April 7, 3 p.m.  Q&A/Talkback with the artists, moderated by Charles Amirkhanian, to follow the performance.
Taube Atrium Theater at the War Memorial Veterans Building in San Francisco
 
Program
Part I:  Eppur si muove, world premiere with music by Samuel Adams
Part II: Revival of fly through the night, and land near dawn with music by David A. Jaffe
 
Tickets are currently on sale through City Box Office.
 
Dancers
Rachel Garcia
Sonsherée Giles
Anna Greenberg Gold
Amy Lewis
Nol Simonse
Calvin Thomas
Elizabeth Zepeda
 
Musicians
Friction Quartet
Otis Harriel, violin
Kevin Rogers, violin
Mitso Floor, viola
Doug Machiz, cello
 
Guest Musicians
Haruka Fujii, percussion
David A. Jaffe, mandolin and mandocello
 
Production Design and Lighting
Jack Carpenter
 
Costume Design
Sandra Woodall
 
Since forming Nancy Karp + Dancers in 1980, Artistic Director Nancy Karp has choreographed more than 80 major works, appearing in venues around the world. Over this time, the company has earned a reputation for striking interdisciplinary collaborations, commissioning numerous composers, visual artists and designers in the creation of new dances. After premiering fly through the night, and land near dawn last year at the Dresher Ensemble Studio in Oakland, Nancy Karp + Dancers is pleased to return to the Taube Atrium in San Francisco.
 
The company last performed in this space in 1981 when it was the Rotunda of SFMOMA. Karp recalls that at that time it was filled with Frank Stella paintings. The site-specific work her company presented then was an homage to the Rotunda’s architectural features and its function. Karp’s new work, Eppur si muove for seven dancers will respond to the Atrium’s classical volumes and voids.

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