Archive of Dramaturgy

Lady Janitor invites you to The Coup: A Prequel, Bay Area Edition.

on March 27th, 2014 in Article, Community Partner Program, DIY Production, Dramaturgy, Dramaturgy In Dance by | No Comments

The Event What is The Coup? The Interview Eroca Nicols ‘s Bio The Event The Coup is a semi hostile take over of a Canadian government funding body as a choreography. A sort of mutiny of artists in order to re-imagine the way makers are “awarded” money by institutions. The…

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Choreographer/dance maker Minna Harri interviews fellow Finnish citizen and master artist Alpo Aaltoskis

on May 15th, 2013 in Article, Community Partner Program, Dramaturgy, Interview, Mapping by | No Comments

Here are some of the discussions we had, translated from Finnish. (I take responsibility for any errors in translation.) M: I looked at the “Deep” trailer online and paid attention to the difference between the live dance and the video. The video is much older, made in the 90s as…

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Finnish Choreographer Alpo Aaltokoski to present “Deep” at The Garage Next May 15,16

on April 19th, 2013 in Article, Blogroll, Community Partner Program, Dramaturgy, Special Presentation by | No Comments

By Minna Harri Banner Photo by Pekka Mäkinen Alpo Aaltokoski will make a rare visit to the Bay Area this May.  On Wednesday and Thursday May 15 and 16th at 8pm, Alpo Aaltokoski will perform his work “DEEP” at The Garage –  715 Bryant Street in San Francisco —  Punkki Co is producing the evening and…

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Without the Surrender You are Just a Robot – Abby Crain interviews Jeremy Wade

on January 21st, 2013 in Article, Arts Building Consortia at Kunstoff, Blog Salon, Dramaturgy, Dramaturgy In Dance, Interview, Mapping, Special Presentation, VASE Program, WORKSHOP by | 1 Comment

Jeremy Wade is coming to the Bay Area to present his piece FOUNTAIN at  CounterPULSE on January 25th and 26th, 2013, followed by a weeklong [VASE] offering by The New Arts Building Consortium at Kunst-Stoff Arts titled Articulating Disorientation – A Workshop (Improvisation/Exploration) from January 28th – February 1st.  (For more info see…

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Blog Salon #3: On Collectivity and Collapse

on December 2nd, 2012 in Blog Salon, DIY Production, Dramaturgy, Mapping by | No Comments

Intoduction  The Prompt Entries Contributing Artists Outro/Summary Intoduction In 1967, amidst uprisings by the globally dispossessed, Barthes proposed the Death of the Author, and creators have since been playing with radical ejection from and ambiguous presence within new work. The notion of collective collapse in performance is another utterance in this…

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SF choreographer Jesse Hewit interviews Headlands Center for the Arts resident alumni Melinda Ring about Mouse Auditions.

on October 19th, 2012 in Article, Community Partner Program, Dramaturgy, Interview by | 2 Comments

  About Melinda Ring.  Melinda’s work is informed as much by the concerns of experimental film, visual art, and theater, as developments in new dance. She is more interested in questioning why and how to make dances than resolving the answer, she’s produced works with titles like Impossible Dance, Hmmm……

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On Structure, Process and Toolbelts, from a playwright, a director and a Lead. By Jorge deHoyos.

on May 30th, 2012 in Article, Blogroll, Dramaturgy, Interview, Theater by | No Comments

As part of THEOFFCENTER Dramaturgical Conversation Series, TOC’s [**]! SPACE Coordinator and local dance theatre maker Jorge deHoyos sat down with Playwright Daniel Tabott, Director Andrew Nance and Lead actor Evan Johnson to talk about structure, process and other considerations of staging SLIPPING.  This interview happened right at the start of preview week. Sunday…

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