Kerensa DeMars will be presenting a new choreography for the D.I.R.T. Festival - Dance in Revolt(ing) Times at Dance Mission Theater on March 16-17. The Festival takes place from March 9-17. Info below and here: https://www.facebook.com/events/308318809822883/
D.I.R.T. Festival 2019
Dance In Revolt(ing) Times
stormSURGE: The waters are rising...
March 9-17, 2019
“The diverse artists assembled for D.I.R.T. channel their own anger, fears, frustrations and joys into physical acts – some of provocative beauty.” — KQED Arts
“Climate change is not the concern of just one or two nations. It is an issue that affects the whole of humanity and every living being on this earth.” — The Dalai Lama
stormSURGE: The waters are rising… Climate change is the defining subject of our time. The 2019 festival features artists exploring ideas and concerns surrounding Global Warming and displacement as a result of environmental change, with a special focus on artists from island nations and frontline communities.
The D.I.R.T. Festival, or Dance In Revolt(ing) Times, is a social political dance festival in its 4th year. D.I.R.T. presents the work of artists that explicitly addressing local/global challenges through their creative process.
March 9-10 / Sat 8pm, Sun 7pm
Patrick Makuakane / Na Lei Hulu I Ka Wekiu (Sat only)
Boomshake Music (Sun only)
Danza Contact Puerto Rico
Kambara and Dancers
Sammay Dizon and Halau Kawainuhi
and gust poet Terisa Siagatonu (Sun only)
March 16-17 / Sat 8pm, Sun 7pm*
Chitresh Das Institute
Krissy Keefer / Dance Brigade
Keisha Turner / Earth Child