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ANCIENT CHILDREN

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ANCIENT CHILDREN (2017) 6-9 dancers, RT 70 minutes commissioned by Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (San Francisco) Premiere: September 2017.  Ancient Children uses street dance, live song, choreo-poetry, and documentary theater to explore a timely conversation on the school-to-prison pipeline, childhood trauma, Restorative Justice, race, power and healing as a call to action. 

Click HERE to read review by FJORD. 

Click HERE for Work Sample.

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CHALK OUTLINES (2015) 8-10 Dancers, RT 75 minutes Premiere: November 2013, Palace of Fine Arts (San Francisco) Chalk Outlines is a hip hop dance theater production that interweaves street dance, poetry, live song, and documentary theater in response to the Black Lives Matter Movement. This piece received an Isadora Duncan Dance Award for Outstanding Achievement Music/ Sound/Text and was nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Performance - Company. 

Click HERE for Work Sample.

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SEED LANGUAGE (2016) 8-10 Dancers, RT 80 minutes Music: Valerie Troutt’s MoonCandy Live House Ensemble Premiere: April 2013- A.C.T. Geary Theater (San Francisco) Seed Language, which uses documentary theater to embody voices and spirits of formidable racial justice visionaries including Black Lives Matter's Alicia Garza, Black Panther leader Ericka Huggins and Dr. Joy Degruy, author of Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome. Valerie Troutt’s vocal ensemble, MoonCandy and Embodiment Project's virtuosic street dance combine to reinvent the genre political musical theater.

"Seed Language is a bit like taking a defibrillator jolt to the soul”. - SF Chronicle

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    HOUSE OF MATTER (2012) Premiere: May 2012 ODC Theater (San Francisco) RT 70 minutes 7-10 Dancers House of Matter uproots traditional notions of gender, power, and manhood through high-energy street dance, live music, spoken word, theater, and interactive video. Featuring critically acclaimed choreopoet d. Sabela Grimes, legendary vocalist gina Breedlove, House of Matter electrifies, provokes, and mobilizes.

    "The result was one of the most rocking, joyous dance theater pieces that have hit the town in a long time."

    - SF Bay Guardian