By Gail Mallimson March 10, 2017

CIIS Professor Anne Bluethenthal has been named one of San Francisco's 12 most inspiring women by Hoodline. Anne is cited for her exciting choreography project Skywatchers, a collaboration with the local residents of the Tenderloin neighborhood.

Skywatchers short film (2015) from Anne Bluethenthal on Vimeo.

Anne is also opening a new dance show called Andares. Featuring the Compañia Nacional de Danza and local performers in collaboration with six local artists who participated in the Salvadoran revolutionary struggle, this multi-disciplinary performance weaves together personal stories of struggle, love and resilience through narrative, poetry, visual art, live music and world-class dance.

ANDARES (2015) Highlights (12min) from Anne Bluethenthal on Vimeo.

Directed by Anne Bluethenthal (Artistic Director of ABD Productions) with El Salvador native Luz Mena (Associate Artistic Director), ANDARES will be presented in San Salvador at the Teatro Nacional de EL Salvador from March 17 to March 19, 2017.

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