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!
OTHER CALIFORNIA INDIGENOUS ARTISTS:
Bernadette Antoinette Smith
VIDEO ART PROJECTIONS :
DANCING EARTH MANAGEMENT:
Tiśina T. Parker
DANCE MISSION THEATER PRODUCER: