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  • Sun
    04
    Jan
    2015
    Mon
    12
    Jan
    2015

    Mari Osanai and Amy Raymond Workshop

    Various Times

    Mills College
    5000 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland, CA  94613
    Studio 1, Haas Pavillion

    Osanai_Raymond FrontWinter Dance Intensive

    Balancing the choreographic mind with the improvising body.  
     Mari Osanai / January 4 & 7-11 / Noguchi gymnastics/ the body as a fluid entity
    Amy Raymond / January 11-12 / merging the influences of William Forsythe & Akira Hino
  • Fri
    20
    Feb
    2015

    Ritual 2: future numbers

    7:00pm

    Mills Art Museum,

    Mills College, Oakland
    Free

    Rova:Arts and inkBoat perform in “Ritual 2: future numbers,”  a prelude to “95 RITUALS,” to be performed  in July by inkBoat and guests, as part of Dancers’ Group’s ONSITE program.

    Rova, inkBoat, 95 Rituals

    Ritual 2: future numbers

    Experience the process of creative dialogue as these two groups use structured improvisation to experiment and build their dynamic play. Rova Saxophone Quartet explores the synthesis of composition and collective improvisation, creating exciting, genre-bending music that challenges and inspires.

  • Sat
    21
    Feb
    2015

    Ritual 2: future numbers

    8:00pm

    Joe Goode Annex
    401 Alabama St. (at 17th and Alabama)
    San Francisco, CA 94110

    Rova, inkBoat, 95 Rituals

    Ritual 2: future numbers

     

    Rova:Arts and inkBoat perform in “Ritual 2: future numbers,”  a prelude to “95 RITUALS,” to be performed  in July by inkBoat and guests, as part of Dancers’ Group’s ONSITE program. Experience the process of creative dialogue as these two groups use structured improvisation to experiment and build their dynamic play. Rova Saxophone Quartet explores the synthesis of composition and collective improvisation, creating exciting, genre-bending music that challenges and inspires.

  • Fri
    01
    May
    2015

    Ritual 4-6: ascent

    12 Noon

    San Francisco City Hall

    Molissa Fenley, Dana Iova-Koga, Shinichi Iova-KogaFeaturing duets by Dana and Shinichi Iova-Koga, choreographed by Molissa Fenley and Wanjiru Kamuyu

    Music by Suki O'Kane, Jason Ditzian, Max Baloian, Tim Kim, Katherine McDonald and Dan Gottwald
    Appearance by Dohee Lee
    Group movements by invited guests, to be announced 

    Direction: Shinichi Iova-Koga
    Music Direction: Suki O'Kane

    (photo: Pak Han)

    Rotunda Dance Series (free)
    A project of Dancers’ Group/ONSITE
    about 95 Rituals

  • Thu
    21
    May
    2015

    Ritual 7: words

    6pm

    Museum of Performance and Design, San Francisco
    893 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94107
    (415) 255-4800

    “Ritual 7: words” is a conversation between Anna Halprin and Shinichi Iova-Koga on score-making and artistic legacy, moderated by Ellen Sebastian-Chang.  Presented in partnership with the Museum of Performance + Design, home to the archive of Halprin’s dance work and scores. mpdsf.org
    (free)

    A project of Dancers’ Group/ONSITE
    about 95 Rituals

  • Fri
    29
    May
    2015

    ancient is back in style again

    7pm

    Mountain Yoga       
    2071 Antioch Court, Suite 100
    Oakland, CA. 94611
    510.339.6421  

    Shinichi Iova-Koga, inkBoatIn this special Inspiration Series event Iova-Koga will share his insights on the impact of traditional Japanese performing arts on the avant-garde dance and theater scene of the 1960’s and beyond, referencing Tadashi Suzuki Method of Training, Noguchi Taiso, Butoh dance and Noh theater.   

    $20 in advance, $30 at the door

  • Sun
    31
    May
    2015

    Ritual 8-27: market

    11:30am

    Fort Mason, San Francisco
    Farmers Market and Firehouse

    A location specific performance.  Starts 11:30am at the farmers market at Fort Mason and travels to the Firehouse.  Please dress warmly!
    Performed by inkboat:Yuko Kaseki, Sten Rudstrøm, Heekyung Cho, Joshua Kohl, Crow Nishimura, Dohee Lee, Dana Iova-Koga, Suki O’Kane, Shinichi Iova-Koga
    Benches by: Dan Gottwald

    Direction: Shinichi Iova-Koga
    Music Direction: Joshua Kohl

    (free)

    A project of Dancers’ Group ONSITE
    co-presented by San Francisco International Arts Festival
    about 95 Rituals

  • Sun
    14
    Jun
    2015

    Lost Rituals

    5pm

    inkGround, Mattole Valley

    Exploratory preparation for June 21 in San Francisco
    Performed by inkboat:Yuko Kaseki, Sten Rudstrøm, Heekyung Cho, Joshua Kohl, Crow Nishimura, Dohee Lee, Dana Iova-Koga, Suki O’Kane, Shinichi Iova-Koga
    Guests: Tim Kim, Katherine McDonald and Dan Gottwald

    Direction: Shinichi Iova-Koga
    Musical Direction: Joshua Kohl

    about 95 Rituals

  • Sun
    21
    Jun
    2015

    Ritual 50-70: conjunction

    5pm

    Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Forum, San Francisco

    The prototype for the final performance.
    Performed by inkboat: Yuko Kaseki, Sten Rudstrøm, Heekyung Cho, Joshua Kohl, Crow Nishimura, Dohee Lee, Dana Iova-Koga, Suki O’Kane, Shinichi Iova-Koga
    Guest performers: Kronos Quartet, Tim Kim, Katherine McDonald, Dan Rathbun and Dan Gottwald

    Direction: Shinichi Iova-Koga
    Music Direction: Joshua Kohl

    (free)

    A project of Dancers’ Group ONSITE
    about 95RITUALS

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  • Sat
    27
    Jun
    2015

    Dance on Land: SF

    9am - 12 noon

    Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (lobby)

    inkBoat's first urban Dance on Land workshop, in San Francisco, led by Shinichi Iova-Koga, Dana Iova-Koga and inkBoat members.

     

  • Sat
    27
    Jun
    2015

    Ritual 71: transient

    2:30pm - 4:30pm

    Market St @ 10th St, SF

    “Ritual 71: transient” is a performance in and around David Szlasa’s mobile art space, Studio 1.

  • Tue
    07
    Jul
    2015
    Sat
    11
    Jul
    2015

    95 RITUALS

    5pm - 8pm

    Hyde Street Pier @ Fisherman's Wharf, 2905 Hyde Street, San Francisco

    inkBoat, 95 Rituals, Anna Halprin, Shinichi Iova-Koga, Joshua Kohl, Yuko Kaseki, Crow Nishimura, Heekyung Cho, Suki O'Kane

    “Ritual is another word that needs a new definition… Ritual, as I use the term, refers to an artistic process by which people gather and unify themselves in order to confront the challenges of their existence.”  ~ Anna Halprin

    Performed by inkBoat:Yuko Kaseki, Sten Rudstrøm, Heekyung Cho, Joshua Kohl, Crow Nishimura, Dohee Lee, Dana Iova-Koga, Suki O’Kane, Shinichi Iova-Koga, Sherwood Chen, Katherine McDonald and Tim Kim.

    Installation Artists: Dan Gottwald, Frank Lee, Allen Willner

    Guest performers:

    July 7/8: Oguri & Roxanne Steinberg
    July 9/10: Rova Saxophone Quartet
    July 10: We Players
    July 11: Holley Farmer & Ghost Lore (Tim Kim & Katherine McDonald)

    Numerous volunteers will be joining large group scores on each day.

    Direction: Shinichi Iova-Koga
    Music Direction: Joshua Kohl

    (free)

    A project of Dancers’ Group ONSITE
    about 95RITUALS

  • Tue
    06
    Oct
    2015

    Line Between

    8:00pm Seoul International Dance Festival, Mary Hall, Seoul Shinichi Iova-Koga, inkBoat