New Work: Freedom Study 1

Freedom Study 1 is a collaboration between SJRH and the multi-talented Chris Evans. The work will premier at the Black Choreographers Festival  on Feb 26th & 27th at Dance Mission.  Central to the work is the question: When have you felt most free?  Source material for the work includes interviews with people on the question posited and Plato's Allegory of the Cave.

MORE ABOUT Chris Evans: 

Chris Evans is a cellist, sound artist, video artist and dancer. Her interest is in interdisciplinary collaboration and improvisation and the potential for these collaborations to create artistic spaces for the play of imagination between artist and audience.

Recent collaborations include the Community Property show, at the Luggage Store Annex and In the Loop, at Space Gallery. She also regularly collaborates with Ernest Jolly to create soundscapes for his visual installations – Just off Shore, Patricia Sweetow Gallery; Alchemist Suite, Oakland Museum’s 555 12th Street Gallery.

She studied cello and chamber music at UC Davis, the Schola Cantorum in Paris, and improvisation at Mills College.  She has studied dance at the Centre de Danse du Marais, Shawl-Anderson, and Mills College. In Chris’ graduate work in Comparative Literature at San Francisco State and UC Davis she explored the aesthetic links between literature and music, focusing on Spanish literature, and folk and classical music traditions.


Black Choreographers Festival

Saturday & Sunday,
Feb 26 & 27th 2011,
8pm Sat & 7pm Sun
$15 General, $10 for kids 12 and under
Dance Mission Theater
3316 24th Street @ Mission
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Alyce Finwall Dance Theater
Special Guests
Sheena Johnson /Christian Burns

Wednesday & Thursday, March 30-31, 2011
The Garage
975 Howard
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