The company's fifth season program features the premiere of 'ourevolution,' as well as two critically acclaimed collaborations-'field the present shifts' (2013) and 'Mine is Yours' (2012).
'ourevolution' brings choreographer/director Robert Dekkers together with San Francisco-based painter Enrique Quintero. Set to a mesmerizing score by composer Nils Frahm, the work explores technology's ability to facilitate meaningful conversation between individuals and communities.
Back by popular demand is 'field the present shifts,' featuring architects Robby Gilson and Catherine Caldwell, composer Matthew Pierce, and lighting designer David Robertson. The "Five High" program will also include 'Mine is Yours,' with composer Daniel Berkman, vocalist Artemis, and costume designer Susan Roemer.
"There are a few 'must-sees' every summer, and Post:Ballet is definitely one of them." -Heather Desaulniers, Critical Dance
"Robert Dekkers' mind is like a bullet train, and as we race to keep up with him we realize his dances are not just landscapes of streamlined bodies making pretty shapes, but also witty social commentary." - Carla Escoda, The Huffington Post
Thu, Aug 7: Post-Performance Talk with Robert Dekkers and the 2014 dance artists and collaborators. Ticket holders are invited to this special event at no extra charge.
Fri, Aug 8: Kick back and Post:Party with our dance artists and collaborators. Purchase a Party Ticket for admission to our 2014 Post:Party.
Sat, Aug 9: Post-Performance Talk with Robert Dekkers and the 2014 dance artists and collaborators. Ticket holders are invited to this special event at no extra charge.
*Limited number of VIP Tickets available, includes:
-Backstage tour and toast with the artists (pre performance, 7 PM)
-Signed, framed photograph by David DeSilva
DATE & TIME:
August 7, 8 and 9 @ 8pm
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater
701 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94013
COST & REGISTRATION:
Contact: Margaret Karl, Executive Director
Email: info [at] postballet.org
Post:Ballet was founded by choreographer Robert Dekkers, "25 to Watch" by DANCE Magazine, with a vision to collaborate with multi-disciplinary artists in new and innovative ways. The company integrates modern aesthetics with classically based dance to present work that is deeply personal and relevant to the artists and the community. Post:Ballet was named "Best New Dance" of SF by 7x7 Magazine.