Babatunji Johnson was born in Portland, Oregon but raised on the Big Island of Hawaii. He received his formal dance training from Center Stage Dance Studio and the University of Hawaii in Hilo before moving to San Francisco to train at the LINES Ballet Training Program on full scholarship. Currently, he is a dancer with Post:Ballet and SFDanceworks in San Francisco.
Sidra Bell Dance New York is rapidly gaining an international profile for work that reveals aspects of the human condition through a distinctly female lens. The Company has performed extensively throughout the USA, Europe, Canada, and South America. Bell’s process is intuitive, collaborative, and emphasizes the integration of multiple design elements and languages. Her work combines design, media, and fashion creating a singular vision in contemporary dance.
Robert Moses’ KIN's mission is to produce work that speaks to what is specific and unique in human nature. Robert Moses' KIN uses movement as the medium through which race, class, culture and gender are used to voice the existence of our greater potential and unfulfilled possibilities. Moses' focus on the expressiveness of the human body and his desire to speak with the voices of his African American heritage have produced works with regional, national and international recognition.
We close with a treat from the Archives circa 2012.