Movement Building Workshop with Dancing Earth!
Oct
22
6:00 PM18:00

Movement Building Workshop with Dancing Earth!

Attendees will be invited to connect with collective bodies and souls through movement practice with Dancing Earth's Creative Director and Choreographer Rulan Tangen and accompaniment of dancers. Dancing Earth's movement practice is based in finding your authentic movement in connection to land and your own ancestors.

Location: PLACE for Sustainable Living

1121 64th Street, Oakland, California 94608

Time: 6-7:30pm

Date: Tuesday, October 22nd

Cost: $15 - $20 Sliding scale

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Dance Mission Theater Presents: BTW US - Between Underground & Skyworld
Oct
26
to Oct 27

Dance Mission Theater Presents: BTW US - Between Underground & Skyworld

Dance Mission Theater presents Dancing Earth in
BTW US -Between Underground and Skyworld
Presented as part of Dance Missions HOME series, Rulan Tangen is a Dance Mission WORD (Womxns Oracular Radical Dance) artist.

$20 in advance / $25 at the door
$12 youth 18 years and younger
(no on turned away for lack of funds)

TICKETS ON SALE HERE!!!

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Reindigenize: Bay Area culture sharing
Oct
27
2:00 PM14:00

Reindigenize: Bay Area culture sharing

Dance Mission Theater presents
Reindigenize: An afternoon of Bay Area culture sharing hosted by Dancing Earth, Kanyon Sayers-Roods, and Bernadette Smith

Sunday, October 27: 2-6pm
Free! At 24th St BART Plaza and Dance Mission, Yelamu (SF)
FREE!!

An afternoon of indigenous art and culture sharing with a focus on the acorn and its harvest:
Presentations/Activities Include:
Acorn Grinding Demo
NEST Native Eco Building
Traditional Dancers
BAAITS Women’s Hand Drum
Sage Romero – Hoop Dancer
Virtual Reality & visual media presentation by Toasterlab – From California Native project GROUNDWORKS by Dancing Earth
Dancing Earth
Local Bay Area Native Speakers (To Be Announced)
*Subject to change

(And then stay for Dancing Earth's performance, Between Underground and Skyworld at Dance Mission at 6pm!)

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 Dancing Earth at 2019 Fibershed Gala: The Practice of Belonging
Sep
28
2:00 PM14:00

Dancing Earth at 2019 Fibershed Gala: The Practice of Belonging

DANCING EARTH PERFORMS @
2019 FIBERSHED GALA: THE PRACTICE OF BELONGING

TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE!!!

Experience the poetic and practical aspects of the weaving of Apache baskets, Navajo blankets, and dream-webbing, expressed in dynamic performances by soloists of Dancing Earth Indigenous Contemporary Dance Creations, inviting audience members to experience cultural life ways and connection with sacred land, water, and skyworlds.

Join us in practice: on Saturday, September 28, 2019, from 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm for an immersive Fibershed Gala that cultivates mindful textile cultures by honoring soil-to-soil practice.

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Dancing Earth Presents: BTW US - Between Underground & Sky World
Jul
12
6:00 PM18:00

Dancing Earth Presents: BTW US - Between Underground & Sky World

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BTW US is a multi-dimensional, multimedia dance theater experience that remembers ancestral global Indigenous perspectives as re-creation stories for vital collective Futurities. The work conjures visions for a sustainable and regenerative future, through a journey in which all possibilities exist, in an exhilarating illumination of the practical, spiritual, and cultural aspects of renewable energy. Cover Photo by @PauloT

6:00 PM - Pre-show Interactive Creative Activities

7:00 PM - SHOW STARTS !!!

TICKETS NOW ON SALE !!!

DANCING EARTH CAST: Rulan Tangen, Esmé Olivia, Raven Bright, Dakota Camacho, Olivia Camfield, Kayla Banks. UNDERSTUDY/ SECOND CAST: Trey Pickett, Deollo Johnson, Anne Pesata, Natalie Benally.

DRAMATURGY: Ty Defoe

TECH DIRECTION: Joe Abraham Dean

TECH MEDIA CONSULTANT: Ian Garrett

MANAGEMENT: Tiśina T. Parker

COVER PHOTO CREDITS:
Garments :Loren Aragon of ACONAV (made originally for Indigenous ComiCon), Venaya Yazzie of Yazzgrl Art - Be Matriarch, Connie Wind Walker, Repurposed mylar emergency blankets styled by Paulo and dancers, dancers personal garments.

Hair stylists: Kalika Tallou of Salon Tallou, Nichole Salazar, Neema Pickett of Kamaria Creations.

Accessorized with: Hair jewelry courtesy of Kalika Tallou and Lyla June Johnston, Silver jewelry pieces by artists John Paul Rangel, Pat Pruitt, Cody Sanderson , Steve La Rance , Sheridan MacKnight. Dentallium jewelry pieces by Ria Thundercloud, Holly Young.


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INDIGENOUS NOW! - Tongva Park Santa Monica, CA
May
11
12:00 PM12:00

INDIGENOUS NOW! - Tongva Park Santa Monica, CA

Photo: Cara Romero

The second annual Indigenous Now offers a day of dance, music, spoken word and contemporary visual art by Indigenous artists based in Los Angeles, Santa Rosa and Santa Fe. The event draws on the theme of Kuuyam, the Tongva word for “guest,” promoting dialogue through a focus on the interdisciplinary nature of the relationship between Tongva hosts and their guests. The event welcomes all Indigenous peoples and all who wish to learn how to be a good guest on Indigenous land.

Dancing Earth inspires creativity and cultural consciousness through community art practice, energetic dance training workshops, site specific rituals and full-length eco-productions. Performers: Snowflake  Towers(Yaqui/Tzeltal), Natalie Benally (Dine/Zuni/Ute) and Dakota Camacho(Matao/Chamoru). They were named by Dance Magazine as “One of the Top 25 to Watch” and are recipients of the National Museum of American Indian’s Expressive Arts Award.

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BAY AREA DANCE WEEK - FREE!!! - SF Dance Workshop
May
4
3:30 PM15:30

BAY AREA DANCE WEEK - FREE!!! - SF Dance Workshop

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Join Dancing Earth’s Fernando Miguel for a FREE movement workshop during Bay Area Dance Week - Students will learn fundamentals in somatic movement grounded in Dancing Earth’s practices of land dance connection, how to access your own creative movement and dance in connection to the self. This workshop is free and open to the public during Bay Area Dance week. Space is limited to 25.

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Studio A

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Bay Area Dance Week FREE!!! - Teen Hip Hop Class - w/ Cuicacalli Escuela De Danza
Apr
30
7:30 PM19:30

Bay Area Dance Week FREE!!! - Teen Hip Hop Class - w/ Cuicacalli Escuela De Danza

Hip Hop:
Hip hop is a dance style, that evolved from the hip hop culture. Hip-Hop is a relaxed, freestyle form of street dance that is set in a high-energy, fun, and fast paced environment. Dancers will incorporate their own personal rhythm with the latest dance moves. Cuicacalli’s Hip hop is developed from diferents styles, including Jazz, Tutting, Steping. Hip hop is a very energetic form of dancing. It is unique and that allows ours dancers to perform with freedom of movement, adding in their own personalities.

More Info: https://www.cuicacallisf.com/classes
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SEEDS REGENERATION 2019 - Kennedy Center D.C.
Apr
26
6:30 PM18:30

SEEDS REGENERATION 2019 - Kennedy Center D.C.

Kennedy Center Millennium Stage: Rulan Tangen and Dancing Earth
FREE Event, no tickets required.

2018–2019 Kennedy Center Citizen Artist Fellow Rulan Tangen and Dancing Earth’s work, …SEEDS: RE GENERATION… is a purposeful performance that Indigen-izes space as vital transformative gathering ground. Centered in Indigenous ecological knowledge, Dancing Earth welcomes community to an immersive, interdisciplinary, and participatory contemporary dance ritual. ... SEEDS: RE GENERATION... evolves from Dancing Earth’s intertribal artists in exchanges with Native elders, farmers, foragers, seed savers, and food and water justice groups, in visioning sessions and movement workshops that root our restoring/restory-ing of land and people.

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SEEDS REGENERATION 2019 - Wise Fool, NM
Apr
20
6:30 PM18:30

SEEDS REGENERATION 2019 - Wise Fool, NM

Dancing Earth SEEDS - Wise Fool New Mexico

We invite you to an open rehearsal performance of SEEDS REGENERATION 2019

...SEEDS : RE GENERATION… is a purposeful performance that Indigen-izes space as vital transformative gathering ground. Centered in Indigenous ecological knowledge, residencies culminate in an immersive, interdisciplinary, and participatory contemporary dance ritual. ...SEEDS : RE GENERATION… evolves from Dancing Earth’s intertribal artists in exchanges with Native elders, farmers, foragers, seed savers, and food and water justice groups, in visioning sessions and movement workshops that root our restoring/restory-ing of land and people. With the core theme of resilient adaptability, this work can be hosted by indoor or outdoor sites with opening dance designed to adapt to people and place.

Date: Saturday April 20th
Time: 7:00 - 8:30
Cost: $20 - $1000+ Donation / Sliding Scale
Tickets: On Sale Now!

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Dancing Earth at ACLU 100 Experience - Oakland, CA
Mar
30
12:00 PM12:00

Dancing Earth at ACLU 100 Experience - Oakland, CA

A Multi-City Exhibition on Your Rights and Freedoms

Walk through groundbreaking interactive exhibits. Meet leading activists in civil rights. Amplify your voice and connect with others who share a desire to create a more just society.

2:00–2:30 Dancing Earth Creations - A collaborative group of intertribal indigenous dance artists

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