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Rotunda Dance Series: ODC’s “Transit” | City Hall

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Friday, March 1, 2013 - 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
San Francisco City Hall | 1 Dr. Carlton Goodlett Pl., San Francisco, CA

San Francisco City Hall Monthly Free Dance Festival: “Rotunda Dance Series:

Rotunda Dance Series: ODCs Transit | City HallEach month, come for a free dance performance at San Francisco City Hall. The 2014 season includes Flamenco, West African Dance, Korean Dance, and many other forms of dance. All performances are free and start at noon.

Set amidst the grandeur of San Francisco City Hall’s Rotunda, these free lunchtime presentations bring dance forms from across the globe to this magnificent venue.

Rotunda Dance Series: ODCs Transit | City HallAs the first performance of the 2013 season, the Rotunda Dance Series presents ODC/Dance in Transit, choreographed by ODC Co-Artistic Director KT Nelson.

This full company work celebrates the chaotic pulse of our urban centers – where high and low technology exist side-by-side – walking, biking, and high-speed transit. Dancing with three custom built bicycles by mechanical engineer and artist Max Chen and a restless score by Nico Muhly, Transit rides through the shape of a day: a coffee fix, the commute, lunch, and the evening return home.

San Francisco Chronicle dance critic Mary Ellen Hunt praised the 2012 premiere for its “lovely flashes that any urban dweller will recognize – that instant when you find yourself moving in unconscious synchrony with a crowd, or when you turn to a total stranger to share a particularly surprising moment.” A new production of Transit will be performed at ODC/Dance Downtown, March 14-24, at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

Photo credit: SF Gate

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Cost: FREE


Categories: *Top Pick*, San Francisco, Theater & Performance
Address: 1 Dr. Carlton Goodlett Pl., San Francisco, CA

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