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


  • Dance Mission Theater 3316 24th Street San Francisco, CA, 94110 United States (map)

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

Between Underground and Skyworld (BTW US) offers global Indigenous dance theater as purposeful gathering to restore vision for community exploring current urgencies around resource depletion and extraction to be rebalanced by deepening understanding of renewable energy from spiritual, cultural and practical perspectives. The audience is invited to witness and engage with performers journey to recover ancestral knowledge on behalf of Indigenous-centered futurity for humans and beyond . Cosmological themes are woven with locative media to engage a collective vision of emergence into the fifth world future. These themes emerge from contributions of collaborating global Indigenous artists and community advisors, including community members, and honors the vision being cultivated by the next generation as the young leaders who are making the future with their imagination, and decisions , to nurture hope that will inspire action and re-balancing . As a performance-ritual, BTW US incorporates mobile installation, oratory, dance, music, immersive media, and design that includes salvaged and repurposed materials. Award winning Artistic Director Rulan Tangen collaborates with a constellation global Indigenous artists, and California Native representation through soundscape and videoscope, that grounds the work in local respect and relation-building.

On Sunday, October 27 there will be free activities from 1:30-5:30pm at the 24th Street Plaza examining how we might Re-indigenize the Bay Area. Come early and then stay for the show!

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR:
Rulan Tangen

PERFORMING ARTISTS:
Rulan Tangen
Trey Pickett
Dakota Camacho
Raven Bright
Olivia Camfield
Kayla Banks
Natalie Aceves-Ghezzi
Devon Chen

OTHER CALIFORNIA INDIGENOUS ARTISTS:
Bernadette Antoinette Smith
Ras K'dee
Kanyon Sayers-Roods

TECHNICAL DIRECTION:
Petur Redbird

VIDEO ART PROJECTIONS :
Miriam Wasserman

DANCING EARTH MANAGEMENT:
Tiśina T. Parker

DANCE MISSION THEATER PRODUCER:
Stella Adelman

COVER PHOTO:
Paulo Tavares