- October 15, 2016
- 12:00 pm to 4:30 pm
California Institute of Integral Studies (unless otherwise noted)
1453 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Workshops in Area 5
Conversations at Desai | Matta Gallery
Workshop with Guillermo Gomez Peña: $100
All other workshops: $15 each
Keynote Speaker and Conversations with the Artists: Free (Please register.)
FULL FESTIVAL PASS: $140.00
Amara Tabor-Smith describes her work as Afro Futurist Conjure Art. Her dance making practice, utilizes Yoruba spiritual ritual to address issues of social and environmental justice, community, identity and belonging. A San Francisco native and Oakland resident, she is the artistic director of Deep Waters Dance Theater and was the co artistic director of Headmistress, an ongoing performing collaboration with movement artist Sherwood Chen. Her work has been performed nationally and internationally and she is a 2016 recipient of the Creative Capital Grant. Amara teaches dance in the Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies at UC Berkeley.
The MFA degree in Theatre–Performance Making is jointly offered by California Institute of Integral Studies (SF) and the University of Chichester (UK). Our core faculty is comprised of internationally recognized performance makers and scholars working across a wide variety of contemporary forms. We support emerging and professional artist/scholars who want to develop their work and artistic identity in the San Francisco Bay Area and internationally. We are currently accepting applications for Fall 2017.
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