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|Rotunda Dance Series: Joanna Haigood/ZACCHO Dance Theatre|
|Date||Friday October 01|
|Time||12:00 PM - 1:00 PM|
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San Francisco City Hall
400 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94103
SAN FRANCISCO, CA—August 31, 2010—As the first of 9 free public performances in the 2010/11 Rotunda Dance Series, Joanna Haigood/ZACCHO Dance Theatre performs excerpts from their new work Sailing Away, a site-specific dance performance exploring the history of African Americans’ early contributions to the development of San Francisco—Friday, October 1, 2010, noon at City Hall, San Francisco.
The inaugural season of the high profile City Hall Rotunda Dance Series, a partnership between Dancers’ Group and World Arts West with San Francisco’s Grants for the Arts and San Francisco City Hall, will bring 10 of the Bay Area’s most acclaimed dance companies to the Rotunda of San Francisco City Hall for free noon-time performances taking place the first Friday of each month. Events will primarily involve dance, but might also include music, theater or other performing art disciplines.
The next performance in the Rotunda Dance Series will be a collaboration between Joti Singh (Bhangra/West African) and Zenon Barron (Mexican Folklorico), to be presented in City Hall, November 5, 2010. Future performances will include Leung’s White Crane Lion Dance, Halau o Keikiali’i (hula), Monique Jenkinson / Fauxnique, Hui Tama Nui (Tahitian), Ohlone Costanoan Rumsen Carmel Tribal Dance, AXIS Dance Company, and Gamelan Sekar Jaya.