* Wan-Chao Dance performance
Upcoming Performance
Performance History
Golden Thread's 10 year anniversary
Perform contemporary Persian dance with Ballet Afsaneh, joined for this program by special musical guests- percussionist Pezhham Akhavass, and cellist Moses Sedler, Neema Hekmat, Kaveh Hedayati, Pourya Khademi, and poetry recitation by Adeleh Moghaddam.
3:00PM, Sun., Dec. 6, 2009
Project Artaud (Z Space) Theater
Project Artaud (Z Space) Theater, 450 Florida St San Francisco CA 94110
http://www.dancesilkroad.org/events-GoldenThread-09.html
Westwind International Folk Ensemble 50th Anniversary
Westwind International Folk Ensemble 50th Anniversary featuring DANUBIUS, RICK & TERRI'S CONTRADANCE BAND & SPECIAL GUESTS BARBARA DEUTSCH, WAN-CHAO CHANG, ROTREASE YATES, VLADIMIR RIAZANTSEY, BROOKE BYRNE, and MISTRESS OF CEREMONIES NORMA ADJMI
8:00PM, Sat., Nov. 7, 2009
Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center
1317 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94702
 
Gamelan Sari Raras: Javanese and Balinese Music and Dance Performing Arts - Music: Evening concert
Performed Balinese dance Legong Suprapa Duta with Gadung Kasturi, for the Javanese and Balinese music and dance concert presented by Gamelan Sari Raras.
8:00PM, Sat., Oct. 17, 2009
Hertz Concert Hall
UC Berkeley
 
2nd Sundays
Work in progress "I thought here is my home" presentation for the 2nd Sundays forum by Dancer's Group and CounterPULSE.
2:00PM, Sun., Oct. 11, 2009
CounterPULSE
1310 Mission Street, San Francisco
 
*Eve's Elixir - Eyes of Eve
Contemporary choreographers of world dance: Wan-Chao Chang, Riquezas Flamenco, Tom Mayock, and Holly Shaw.
(c) Taboo Media
Photo: Taboo Media
7:00PM, Sat., Sep. 12, 2009
Julia Morgan Theater
2640 College Avenue, Berkeley CA 94704
http://www.eveselixir.net/
*Cultural Encounters at the de Young
Performed "JIH" & "There II" with Stellamara for Cultural Encounters at the de Young, as special guest appearance.

Photo: Taboo Media
6:30PM Fri. Jul. 3, 2009
Wilsey Court, de Young Museum
Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA 94118
http://www.famsf.org/deyoung
*San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival
Performed"Keep Her Safe, Please!" at the 31st San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival.
Photo: RJ Muna
Sat.-Sun,, Jun. 27-28, 2009
Palace of Fine Arts
3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA 94123
http://www.worldartswest.org
Miriam's Well - Sacred Dance, Music & Poetry
Wan-Chao will present "Miriam's Well" by Miriam Peretz (World Premiere) with "Ya Elah" "Eliyahu & Qadim" & more special guests. Interweaving dance, live music, poetry and sacred text; the stories of three visionary women gather communal waters from the universal well. The stories of Mary, Maryam, and Miriam from the Christian, Muslim, and Jewish traditions illumine the commonality and interconnectedness of these three traditions through a shared story and archetype. Drawing on traditional expressive arts and ritual, contemporary theater and dance technique, emotionally engaging the audience in a rich image of a shared heritage.
Time TBA, Sun., May 31, 2009
Friedman Center for the Performing Arts
Santa Rosa, CA
Info: http://www.miriamdance.com , miriamp@mindspring.com, (510) 848-2192
*Festival of the Silk Road
The company will perform "Keep Her Safe, Please!" at the Festival of the Silk Road presented by Ballet Afsaneh, and a stellar cast of Bay Area world dance and music groups, a Silk Road bazaar - Art Exhibit, and many special guests...
8:00PM, Sat., May 2, 2009
Mexican Heritage Plaza Theater
1700 Alum Rock Ave, San Jose
Info: http://www.dancesilkroad.org/
*Eve's Elixir - Eyes of Eve
Collaboration of contemporary choreographers of world dance: Ramon Ramos Alayos, Wan-Chao Chang, Riquezas Flamenco, Tom Mayock, Hannah Romanowsky, and Holly Shaw. Wan-Chao Chang Dance will present three works including "Keep Her Safe, Please!", "There"
Fri.-Sat., Apr. 10-11, 2009
Cowell Theatre at Fort Mason
San Francisco
http://www.eveselixir.net/
 
The Rite of Spring - Ballet Afsaneh at the Marin Symphony Pre-Concert Presentation
Wan-Chao will perform as Ballet Afsaneh principal dancer and perform at the Marin Symphony Pre-Concert Presentation demonstrating the ancient Central Asian roots of Stravinsky's ground breaking symphony The Rite of Spring.
6:30PM, Apr. 5 & 7, 2009
Marin Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Marin Civic Center
10 Avenue of the FlagsSan Rafael, CA
http://www.dancesilkroad.org/events-stravinsky.html
Tickets: $65
Mehmani Noruzi 1388
Wan-Chao performed as Ballet Afsaneh principal dancer and join local artists as guests of the Iranian Federated Women's Club - Payvand to celebrate this timeless hoilday-- Norouz, marking the first day of spring and the new year.
Sun., Mar. 8, 2009
Cupertino Quinlan Community Center, Cupertino, CA
 
Ballet Afsaneh Showcase: Work in Progress
Wan-Chao presented Ballet Afsaneh director Sharlyn's new work in progress.
8:00PM - 9:30PM, Sat., Feb. 7, 2009
Western Sky Studio
2525 8th Street, Berkeley, California 94710
http://www.worldartswest.org
San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival Audition
Wan-Chao participated San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival Audition with Westwind International Folk Ensemble to present my choreography"Common Prayer" (working progress title "Crossroads"), a Line and Circle dance infused w/ Balkan folk dance steps.
6:30PM - 6:40PM, Sun., Jan. 25, 2009
Palace of Fine Arts
3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA 94123
http://www.worldartswest.org
*San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival Audition
Wan-Chao Chang Dance participated San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival Audition with the latest choreography"Keep her safe, please!" an Indonesian & Chinese fusion dance.
4:45PM - 5:00PM, Sat., Jan. 17, 2009
Palace of Fine Arts
3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA 94123
http://www.worldartswest.org
Miriam's Well - Sacred Dance, Music & Poetry
Wan-Chao presented "Miriam's Well" by Miriam Peretz (World Premiere) with "Ya Elah" "Eliyahu & Qadim" & more special guests. Interweaving dance, live music, poetry and sacred text; the stories of three visionary women gather communal waters from the universal well. The stories of Mary, Maryam, and Miriam from the Christian, Muslim, and Jewish traditions illumine the commonality and interconnectedness of these three traditions through a shared story and archetype. Drawing on traditional expressive arts and ritual, contemporary theater and dance technique, emotionally engaging the audience in a rich image of a shared heritage.
8:30PM, Sat., Nov. 22, 2008
Julia Morgan Theater
2640 College Avenue, Berkeley CA 94704
Info: http://www.miriamdance.com , miriamp@mindspring.com, (510) 848-2192
"Self unites with the Greater Whole” - The 12th Annual Iranian Arts and Cultural Festival
Present modern sufi dances with Ballet Afsaneh for the Iranian Arts and Cultural Festival.
11:00AM - 6:00PM, Sun., Oct. 12, 2008 (see our performance around 5:00PM)
Cupertino Quinlan Community Center
10185 N Stelling Rd, Cupertino, CA 95014
Info: http://www.payvand.org/Events/12th_annual_event.htm
*WestWave Dance Festival
Presented choreography "There" at WestWave Dance Festival. The Festival celebrates dance in the Bay Area and it's ever-changing landscape.
7:00PM, Wed & Fri, Aug. 20 & 22, 2008
Novellus Theater at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
700 Howard Street, San Francisco
Info: http://www.dancersgroup.org
Safar-e Bienteha, Eternal Journey

Presented traditional and contemporary work with Ballet Afsaneh and guests Tarschool Ensemble members of Neydavood classical Persian Orchestra.

8:00PM, Saturday, Jul 26, 2008
Mexican Heritage Plaza Theater
1700 Alum Rock Ave, San Jose
8:00PM, Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008
Julia Morgan Theater
2640 College Avenue, Berkeley CA 94704
Info: http://www.dancesilkroad.org/
2008 San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

Performed Balinese dance "Telek" with Gadung Kasturi Balinese Dance and Music.

Telek
Saturday, Sunday, Jun 28-29, 2008

Palace of Fine Arts
3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA 94123

http://www.worldartswest.org
Dancing Across Cultures

Performed with Presidio Dance Theatre as guest artist and guest choreographer.

May 23, 2008
  Palace of Fine Arts
3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA 94123
May 5, 2008
San Francisco Opera House
http://www.presidiodance.org/
Magic of Persia

Ballet Afsaneh is joined by world class musicians Mohammad Nejad, Amir Shahsar and Fariborz Kiani to present a series of performances celebrating Persian heritage and culture, in a special tribute to the Achaemenid period. Weekend-long public cultural performances. Free after Museum admission. Hosted by the UK Persian cultural organization, "Magic of Persia".

Treasures of the Islamic World Gala
Apr. 19-20, 2008, 11:00AM - 5:00PM

British Museum
Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG, United Kindom

http://www.britishmuseum.org
Norouz and Beyond!

Ballet Afsaneh and Nejad World Music Center performance, hosted by Mayor Gavin Newsom, produced by Turquoise Bridges

Norouz 2007
6:00PM - 11:00PM, Friday, Mar. 28, 2008
The Rotunda, San Francisco City Hall

http://www.turquoisebridges.org

CEAS-Asian Languages Lunar New Year Party

Performed fusion dance

6:00PM, February 8, 2008
 
 

 

Auditions for the 2008 San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

Audition with Gadung Kasturi Balinese Dance and Music; perform "Telek"

3:20PM, Jan. 13, 2008

Palace of Fine Arts
3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA 94123

http://www.worldartswest.org/main/schedule.asp

 

Ballet Afsaneh Showcase of New Work & Work in Progress

Present new works by Ballet Afsaneh principal dancers and Academy

There
7:30PM, Jan. 26, 2008

Western Sky Studio
2525 8th Street, Berkeley, California 94710

http://www.dancesilkroad.org/events/

 

World Culture Dance and Music Celebration

Performed/choreographed "Windows," a dance solo infused with Indonesian/Chinese/Persian dance movement. Collaborated with musician Dan Bales.

Windows
8:00PM, Nov. 10, 2007

McKenna Theatre, San Francisco State University

http://creativearts.sfsu.edu/events/

 

Treasures of the Islamic World Gala

Performed as lead dancer with Ballet Afsaneh

Treasures of the Islamic World Gala
Nov. 1, 2007

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
1001 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX 77005

http://www.mfah.org

 

2nd Sundays

Presented "Crossroads", a work in progress choreography for Westwind International Folk Ensemble, in 2nd Sundays Forum.

Crossroads
2:00 PM, Sunday, October 14, 2007

CounterPULSE
1310 Mission Street, San Francisco

 

2007 TAMEJAVI Cultural Festival

Performed Persian folk dances with Ballet Afsaneh

5:00 PM, Saturday, September 22, 2007
Radio Park and Fresno Art Museum
2233 N. First Street, Fresno, CA 93703
http://www.tamejavi.org/

 

Miss Asian America Pageant

Directed/Set choreography on Ballet Afsaneh for the Opening Performance on the 22nd Miss Asian Ameria Pageant

7:00 pm, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007

Palace of Fine Arts
3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA 94123 [Map]

www.MissAsianAmerica.com
Indonesian Day 2007

Performed Balinese dance "Legong Supraba Duta" with Gadung Kasturi.

Legong Supraba Duta
11:30 am, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007

Union Square
50 Post St./ corner of Powell St., San Francisco

http://indonesiandaysf.com/
SPARK / KQED

Watch Ballet Afsaneh, the company I am currently performing with, on KQED, public television. Experience the historic Silk Road through dance, music and poetry with Ballet Afsaneh.

Original Airdate: July 18 - 24, 2007
Stream Video: http://www.kqed.org/arts/places/spark/profile.jsp?id=17901

 

Dance in the Key of Life!

Performed Balinese dance "Legong Supraba Duta" with Gadung Kasturi:

Dance in the Key of Life is the Annual Repertory Concert produced by the Mahea Uchiyama Center for International Dance. It is a celebration of dance from the Pacific Islands, and India, featuring performances by faculty and students of the Center for International Dance: Chhandam School of Kathak, KaUaTuahine Polynesian Dance Company, with special guests, Gadung Katsuri.

Saturday, Jul 7, 2007

Regent's Theater, Campus of Holy Names University
3500 Mountain Blvd. in Oakland

http://www.mahea.com

 

2007 San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

Performed Balinese dance "Legong Supraba Duta" with Gadung Kasturi.

Legong Supraba Duta
Saturday, Sunday, Jun 9-10, 2007

Palace of Fine Arts
3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA 94123

http://www.worldartswest.org

  2007 Dancing Across Cultures

Performed with Ballet Afsaneh for Presidio Dance Theatre 6th Annual Spring Showcase

7:00PM, Friday, May 25, 2007

Palace of Fine Arts
3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA 94123

http://www.ppaf-sf.org

 

Song of Generation

Performed with Ballet Afsaneh. Three generations come together to celebrate a diversity of Iranian-American cultural heritage, presented by Ballet Afsaneh & Nejad World Music Center.

Fire in the Moonlight
3:00PM & 8:00PM, Saturday, May 12, 2007

Historic Hoover Theatre
1635 Park Ave San Jose, CA 95126

http://www.dancesilkroad.org/New%20pages/concertinfo_nw.html

 

New York, New York: Persian Iranian New Year Parade

Performed with Ballet Afsaneh for this timely celebration of the Iranian heritage. Thousands of community members from across the US participate in this annual event. The parade draws over 10,000 joyous spectators, who gather along Madison Avenue in New York to commemorate the first day of spring and 8000 years of Iranian history and culture.

Persian New Year Parade in NY
1:00-2:30 PM, Sunday, Mar 25, 2007
Madison Ave in New York City

http://www.persianparade.org/index.htm

 

 

Norouz (Persian New Year) Celebration

Performed with Ballet Afsaneh for the Official recognition of Norouz from the City of San Francisco, presented by Ballet Afsaneh, Nejad World Music Orchestra, Seemorgh Choral Ensemble (formerly Persian Chorus)

Norouz 2007
Friday, Mar. 23, 2007
San Francisco City Hall

http://turquoisebridges.org

 

Full Circle

Performed with Ballet Afsaneh & Carmen Carnes Dance Ensemble, two critically acclaimed companies present a unique journey through the timeless landscape of dance as sacred ritual combining the rich traditions of the Silk Road with contemporary dance and live musical accompaniment.

Invocation
8:00 PM, Friday, Feb 16, 2007
Showcase Theater - Marin Civic Center
http://www.dancesilkroad.org, www.carmencarnesdance.org

 

Auditions for the 2007 San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

Performed Balinese drama"Legong Supraba Duta" with Gadung Kasturi.

Legong Supraba Duta
11:30AM, Sunday, Jan 14, 2007

Palace of Fine Arts
3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA 94123

http://www.worldartswest.org/edf/auditions/index.html

 

Kolo Festival Concert

Performed a Tajik dance solo in Kolo Festival, the Premier West Coast Balkan Dance Festival

Tajik
7:00 PM, Saturday, November 25, 2006

Croatian American Cultural Center
60 Onondaga Ave., SF

http://www.balkantunes.org/kolofestival/

 

Concert of Afghan Dance & Music

Performed Afghan dances with Ballet Afsaneh for a free event as part of One Book Festival honors ‘The Kite Runner’ at College of San Mateo.

8:00 PM, Friday, October 27, 2006
College of San Mateo Theatre, Building 3 -
1700 West Hillsdale Blvd. San Mateo CA. 94402
http://www.collegeofsanmateo.edu/theatre/directions_parking.htm
More info: 650.574.6232 or http://www.plsinfo.org/features/obocprograms.htm#mdc

 

28th Annual San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

Performed with Ballet Afsaneh in San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival.

Tajik
Saturday, Sunday, June 10-11, 2006
Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco
http://www.worldartswest.org

 

Shaab-e Shiraz: Nights of Shiraz

Performed with Balleh Afsaneh for a concert of Persian and Central Asian Dance Music and Poetry.

Fire in the Moonlight
7:00 PM, Saturday, June 3, 2006
3:00 PM, Sunday, June 4, 2006
Montgomery Theater, San Jose
http://www.dancesilkroad.org/New%20pages/concertinfo_nw.html

 

Encyclopaedia Iranica Gala

Performed classical Persian dance with Ballet Afsaneh

6:30 PM, Saturday, May 13, 2006
Ritz Carlton Hotel, San Francisco
Fazilat Jalili (415) 730-3904
http://www.iranica-sf.org/index.html

 

Javanese Music & Dance

Performed Gambyong Pareanom with Lestari Indonesia and Gamelan Sari Raras directed by Midiyanto and Benjamin Brinner.

Gamyong Pareanom
8:00 PM, Saturday, April 15, 2006
Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley
$10 general/$7 seniors;seniors; groups 10+/$3 UCB students
http://www.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/events.pl/ZOOM/21214

 

Auditions for the 2006 San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

Performed with Harsanari, Ballet Afsaneh, and Lestari Indonesia.

Gamyong Pareanom
10:30 AM, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2006 (with Harsanari)
2:00 PM, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2006 (with Lestari Indonesia)
3:00 PM, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2006 (with Ballet Afsaneh)
McKenna Theatre, San Francisco State University
http://www.worldartswest.org/edf/auditions/index.html

 

RONGGENG! Courtesan Dancers of West Java

Performed West Javanese dance with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company and UC Santa Cruz Gamelan.

7:00 PM, Friday, Dec. 2, 2005
Theater Arts Second Stage, UC Santa Cruz, CA
http://events.ucsc.edu/calendar/public.search.taf?_function=detail&EventID=9738

 

Walid Sordoor Concert

Performed Afganistan and Tajikistan dance with Ballet Afsaneh, for Walid Soroor in concert to celebrate Eid.

Evening, Friday, Nov. 4, 2005
Flamingo Place, Fremont, CA 94556

 

Special Persian Benefit Event

Performed Persian and Tajikistan dance with Ballet Afsaneh, for a special Persian Benefit produced by the Persian Library Committee to achieve Permanent Recognition for the Persian Community in the New San Mateo Library opening in Summer 2006.

5:00 - 8:00 PM, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2005
Hotel Sofitel, 223 Twin Dolphin Dr., Redwood City, CA
 

 

KITKA 25th Anniversary Reunion Concert

Westwind International Folk Ensemble performed Wan-Chao Chang's choreography "Uyghur Sanam"

September 11, 2005
Old First Church, San Francisco
 

 

18th Annual Oakland Chinatown Street Fest
Performed Jaipong and Bajidor dances from Sunda,Indonesia, wth Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company, for the Chinatown StreetFest which has attracted over 100,000 people from all over the Bay Area to come savor the taste of Asia, and to experience the traditions that Oakland's Chinatown has so diligently preserved.
1:30 pm, Sunday, Aug 28, 2005
Ninth and Harrison Street, Oakland
http://www.oaklandchinatownstreetfest.com/

 San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival 2005

Performed Jaipong and Bajidor dances from Sunda,Indonesia, wth Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company
June 25-26, 2005
Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco
http://www.worldartswest.org/

 

Dayereh Hasti - Circle of Life
Performed as a guest dancer with Ballet Afsaneh for a Concert of Persian and Central Asian Dance Music and Poetry.
Fire in the Moonlight
8:00pm, Saturday, June 11, 2005

Montgomery Theater,West San Carlos at Market Street, San Jose
http://www.dancesilkroad.org

 

Liku-Liku Hidupku: The Story of My Life
Presented with Gadung Kasturi,"The Story of My Life is an original performance piece that blends traditional Balinese dance and contemporary theater arts. It is based on the life of Kompiang Metri-Davies, a professional Balinese dancer, healer, and mother. By following one woman's journey, Liku-Liku Hidupku deals with issues around the movement of women's bodies, arts, and culture both within and between Balinese and American contexts.
Liku-Liku Hidupku
8:00pm, May 14-15, 2005
SomArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan St, San Francisco
http://www.apiculturalcenter.org/events/2005/kularts-liku-liku.php

 

LLH Project Open Rehearsal
Presented with Gadung Kasturi for a open rehearsal to National Dance Week
2:00-4:00pm, Saturday, April 24, 2005
455A Valencia @ 16th, SF
http://bacndw.org

 

A Benefit for Give2Asia’s Tsunami Recovery Fund
Performed with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company for a benefit event hosted by the Asian Chefs Association and the Hilton San Francisco, to support the Tsunami Recovery Fund, Give2Asia’s fund to help the immediate and longer-term needs of the countries hardest hit by the recent disaster.
Waledan
Monday, February 7, 2005
San Francisco Hilton, 333 O’Farrell Street
http://www.give2asia.org/News/event_chefs.html

 

CEAS New Year Party
Presented a dance improvision performance for New Year Party. Hosted by the Center for East Asian Studies, Stanford University.
Link to movie for CEAS party performance
February, 2005
Ming's Restaurmant, Mountain View, CA
 

 

San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival Audition 2005
Performed Jaipong and Bajidor dance from Sunda,Indonesia, wth Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company
3:10pm, Saturday, January 22, 2005
McKenna Theatre, San Francisco State University
http://www.worldartswest.org/edf/auditions/index.html

 

Banding Together To Help Homeland
Performed Jaipong and Bajidor dance from Sunda,Indonesia, wth Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company, for the fundraiser for Indonesia.
12:30pm, Saturday, January 22, 2005
Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel, Palo Alto, CA
 

 

Indonesian Day 2004
Performed with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company for an Open-to-the-public festival dedicated to celebrating the rich history and exotic cultural background of the Indonesian people. Kandagan
Saturday, August 7, 2004
Union Square, San Francisco, CA
http://www.indoday.com

 

Bombay to Bali - Stern Grove Festival
Performed as a guest dancer in a Balinese drama "Catur Yuga" world premier with Gamelan Sekar Jaya.

Catur Yuga

2:00 PM, Sunday July 25, 2004
STERN GROVE
19th Ave and Sloat Blvd, San Francisco
http://www.sterngrove.org
Hai Hwa International Dance Festival
Perfomed West Javanese dances with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company. Waledan
7:00-10:00 pm, Saturday, June 19, 2004
Chinese Culture Center
1269 Forgewood Ave., Sunnyvale, CA 94087
 
Traditional and Contemporary Persian Music, Dance and Poetry
Performed "Uyghur Sanam" with Westwind International Folk Ensemble Link to movie "Uyghur Sanam" , photo by Bernard Berger
8:00 PM, Saturday, May 15th, 2004
Heritage Theater at Campbell Community Center
1 W. Campbell Ave. @ S. Winchester,
Campbell, CA 95008
http://www.dancesilkroad.org
 
Pasar Senggol
Performed with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company Waledan
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Saturday, May 8 2004
San Francisco County Fair Building
9th Avenue @ Lincoln Way
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, CA 94122
http://www.indobayarea.org/
Dance Innovations
Presented the choreography "Uygur Sanam" for Westwind International Folk Ensemble, in a benefit performances for the Jon Sims Center for the Arts.
Uyghur Sanam
8:00 PM, Saturdays, October 11 & 18, 2003
Jon Sims Center for the Performing Arts
1519 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94103
http://www.jonsimsctr.org/dance.html

 

AsiaAlive
Presented with Achmad Farmis and Harsanari for a cultural presentation of dances of Java and the ancient stories of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. AsiaAlive
12:30, 2:00 and 3:30 PM on 8/31, 9/14, 28, 30, 10/7, 2003
Asian Art Museum
200 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
http://www.asianart.org/asiaalive.htm

 

Indonesian Day 2003: Origins
Performed with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company for an Open-to-the-public festival dedicated to celebrating the rich history and exotic cultural background of the Indonesian people. Waledan
Saturday, August 2, 2003
Union Square, San Francisco, CA
http://www.indoday.com

 

Art After Hours: Sagas & Ragas
Performed with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company for a fund raising event of San Francisco Asian Art Museum. Sagas & Ragas
6:30 PM, Wednesday, July 23, 2003
Asian Art Museum
200 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

 

San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival 2003

Performed "Ladarke" with Westwind International Folk Ensemble
Saturday-Sunday, June 14-15, 2003
Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco
http://www.worldartswest.org
Berkeley Free Folk Festival
Performed with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company
1:30 PM, Sunday, May 4, 2003
Malcolm X School
1731 Prince Street, Berkeley, CA

 

Javanese Gamelan
Performed Tari Srimpi, the court dance from Solo (East Java, Indonesia) with Lestari Indonesia and Gamelan Sari Raras. Srimpi
8 PM, Saturday, May 3, 2003
Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley

 

Edith Coliver Festival of Cultures
Performed Javanese dance with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company for 2003 Edith Coliver I-House Festival of Cultures (aka: SpringFest), an exuberant, kaleidoscopic celebration of life and culture from around the globe.
Saturday, April 12, 2003 11 am to 6 pm
International House Berkeley
2299 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94720
 
An Intimate Evening with Didik Nini Thowok
A San Francisco premiere for this world class traditional Indonesian cross-gender performer. Additional performers include Made Moja, Christina Sunardi, Noni, Amron Paul Yuwono, me, accompanied by live experimental music ensemble Eddie the Rat with Peter Martin. Didik Nini Thowok
8 pm, Monday & Tuesday, Apr. 7-8, 2003
Theatre of Yugen at Noh Space
http://www.amron-paul-yuwono.com
http://www.theatreofyugen.org

 

Kawit Legong:  Prince Karnas Dream
Performed as a guest dancer with Gamelan Sekar Jaya and Shadow Light Theater. Link to video
Fri & Sat, March 21, 22,2003, 8:00pm
Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley
http://www.gsj.org/ http://www.calperfs.berkeley.edu
2003 Oregon Asian Celebration
Performed West Javanes dance solo for the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in San FranciscoIndonesian Councilate. Oregon Asian Celebration
Saturday & Sunday, Feb. 15-16, 2003
Lane County Fairgrounds,Eugene, Oregon
http://www.aaforegon.com/asiancelebration2003/
Mahea's Birthday Salon
Performed Sundanese dance "Adumanis" with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company.  
December 7, 2002
Mahea Uchiyama Center for International Dance

 

Javanese Gamelan: Music of Java
Performed a Javanese dance Gambyong Parianom with Lestari Indonesian Group and Gamelan Sari Raras. Gamyong Parianom; photography by Bernard Berger
8:00 pm, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2002
Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley

 

International Day
Performed with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company to represent Indonesia at the at International Day, an event held at the Naval Post Graduate School in Monterey.  
Saturday, October 18, 2002
Naval Post Graduate School, Monterey, CA
 

 

Indonesian Day 2002
Performed with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company for an Open-to-the-public festival dedicated to celebrating the rich history and exotic cultural background of the Indonesian people. Waledan
Saturday, August 10, 2002
Justin Herman Plaza, San Francisco, CA
http://www.indoday.com

 

Celebrations of Life
Performed Bulgarian Sop and Palestinian Harvest Suite with Westwind Internatioanl Folk Ensembl with other dance groups. Sop
Sunday, May 26, 2002
Hofmann Theatre, Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA
 

 

Encounter Asia Through the Silk Road
Performed with Harsanari joined other Asian dancers and musicians in performing at the Asian Art Museum's extravaganza, Encounter Asia Through the Silk Road, a fun-filled evening of sampling fine Asian delicacies presented by dozens of Bay Area restaurants and enjoying live entertainment and dancing. Silk Road
Saturday, April 27, 2002
Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco
http://www.asianart.org/>

 

Dancing the Mystery
Perfomed "Lardarke" with Westwind International Folk Ensemble, for Dancing the Mystery presented by ABD Productions
April 20-21, 2002
Dance Mission Theater, San Francisco

 

Global Village Heritage Dance Series
A mini international dance program for school children. Performing Sop, a Bulgarian dance, with Westwind International Folk Ensemble.
Wednesday, March 27, 2002
Hofmann Theatre, Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts

 

Tari Srimpi
Performed "Tari Srimpi" , the court dance from Surakarta (Central Java, Indonesia),with Lestari Indonesia & Gamelan Sari Raras
8:00pm, Saturday, March 9, 2002
Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley
http://www.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/events.pl/ZOOM/11640

 

Miss Chinatown Pageant
Performed "TaGe" a classical Chinese dance with San Francisco Chinese Folk Dance Association.
8:00pm, Saturday, Feb 16, 2002
Palace of Fine Arts

 

San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival Audition 2002
Performed "Ludiromadu" ("Sweet Blood"), the first of two sections of Tari Srimpi ("Srimpi Dance"), the court dance from Surakarta (Central Java, Indonesia), with Lestari Indonesia.
4:20pm, Sunday, January 27, 2002
McKenna Theatre, San Francisco State University
http://www.worldartswest.org

 

San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival Audition 2002
Performed a Sundanese dance from West Java with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company.
Harsanari
4:00pm, Saturday, January 19, 2002
McKenna Theatre, San Francisco State University

 

Student Music Concert
Yao-Chi, a good friend of mine, is going to have her students present their culture through music. I am honor to be one of their guest to perform...
7:00pm, Sunday, December 2, 2002
World Cultures Student Dance and Music Concert

Performed a West Javanese dance solo "Adumanis"

8:00pm, Saturday, December 1, 2002
McKenna Theatre, San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway (@19th Avenue), SF

 

Kolo Festival 2001 Concert
Performed Bulgarian dance "Chetvorno" with Westwind International Folk Ensemble for Kolo Fesstival, the premier Balkan folkdance festival of the West Coast.
November 24, 2001
San Francisco Russian Center
2458 Sutter St.(@Divisadero), SF
http://www.KoloFestival.org  

 

Asian Art Musuem - Indonesian Night
Performed West Javanes dance solo for the Indonesian Night nosted by Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in San FranciscoIndonesian Councilate. Photography by Irna
7:00pm, Friday, December 7, 2001
Asian Art Museum, San Francisco
Chinese Dance Demonstration
Performed classical Chinese Dance
8:30am~9:00am, Friday, November 15, 2001
Jefferson School
3316 24th St., SF (415)826-4401
Dance Mission Celebration
Performed with Westwind International Folk Ensemble for a benefit performance for Dance Mission Theater.
8:00pm, October 26(Fri), 27(Sat), 2001
Dance Mission Theater
3316 24th St., SF (415)826-4401
http://www.dancemission.com/events.html

 

World Dance
A benefit performance for seniors  
October 26, 2001 (Friday)
1:15pm~2:00pm
1441 Powell Street (@Broadway), SF
Indonesian Day 2001
August 11, 2001
San Francisco's Justin Herman Plaza
 
San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

Performed a Tang Dynasty dance "Ta Ge," or "stepping dance," with San Francisco Chinese Folk Dance Association.

TaGe
Saturday, June 9, 10, 2001
Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco
http://www.worldartswest.org
IAC Final Show

Presented "Untitled," a solo dance infused Indonesian dance movement.

May 26,  2001
Zeum
4th St. at Howard @ Yorba Buena Gardens
Kembang Parahyangan (Flower of Sunda):   Dances from West Java, Indonesia
Performed west Javanese dances with Harsanari Indonesidan Dance Company. Ahmad Farmis Source: Harsanari
Sunday, May 6, 2001, 2:00pm, 5:00pm
ODC Theater
3153, 17th Street, SF.
http://www.harsanari.com

 

Middle Eastern Treasures
Dumbec presentation after one year study with Mary Ellen.
Sunday, April 29, 2001
The Noe Valley Ministry
1021 Sanchez (near 23rd St.), SF
Chinese and Indonesian Folk Dance Workshop
Taught Master Class with Achmad Farmis. Sundanese
Mondays, April 2, 16, 23, 2001, 5:20pm~8:00pm
FA 203, SFSU, SF, CA
1600 Holloway Ave., SF., CA 94132
Balinese Gamelan
Performed Balinese music with SFSU Balinese Gamelan.
Tuesday, April 24, 2001
1:00pm
Knuth Hall, Creative Art Building, SFSU
1600 Holloway Ave, SF

 

Indonesian Dance Lectures & Demonstrations
Demostrated a Sundanese dance choreographyed by Achmad Farmis, a master teacher from Bandung, Indonesia. Bajidoran
Thursdays, March 29, April 12, 2001, 5:30pm~7:00pm
Lone Mountain Campus, Room 148, USF
2800 Turk Boulevard (b/w Masonic and Parker)
Kawit Legong:  Prince Karnas' Dream
Performed with Gamelan Sekar Jaya and Shadow Light Theater for Cal Performance "Kawit Legong"
Kawit Legong
Fri & Sat, February 16, 17, 2001, 8:00pm
Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley
http://www.calperfs.berkeley.edu
(510)642-9988
Indonesian Day
Performance Jaiponan (West Javanese) dance "Adumanis" with Harsanari for the Indonesian Day Celebration Harsanari
August 12, 2000
Justin Herman Plaza, San Francisco
 
San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival
Performed "Ronggeng Midang "with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company Harsanari
June 16, 17, 18, 2000
Palace of Fine Art
http://www.worldartswest.org
(415)392-4400
In The Street Festival
June 2, 2000, 8:00 pm
Debuce Park, San Francisco
Still
Performed "Still", a Dance and Music collaborated piece with composer Paul Mendolla. Link to movie "Still"
May 25, 26, 27, 2000
Zeum
4th St. at Howard @ Yorba Buena Gardens
IAC-733 Performance Arts Final Presentation
Presented "Chocolate and Opium", a 30 minutes multi-media solo performance.
May 10, 2000
FA 203, SFSU
Embrace
Performed with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company as Guest Artists for "Embrace," a Song, Music and Dance performance embracing the cultures of Georgia, Indonesia, Russia, Dalmatia, Bulgaria, Albania, America.
Produced by Westwind International Folk Ensemble
March 18, 19, 2000
Julia Morgan Theatre,2640 College Avenue, Berkeley
May 6, 7, 2000
Victoria Theatre, 1961 16th St., San Francisco
http://www.westwind-folk.org/events.html
RHYTHM MILLENNIUM
Performed with SF State Wind Ensemble.   Rhythm Millennium
March 3, 2000
Knuth Hall at SFSU
Adele Saxe Concert
Performed with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company.
February 27, 2000
Rollnick Auditorium
Albert L. Schultz Jewish Community Center
City of San Francisco Year of the Dragon Chinese New Year Celebration
Performed Chinese solo dance for the city of San Francisco
Feb. 7, 2000
City Hall, San Francisco
San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival Audition
Performed "Ronggeng Midang " with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company
January 22, 2000
McKenna Theater at SFSU
Low-End Frequency
Video Dance production  Horizon public screening Link to movie "Horizon"
Choreographer:  Susan Whipp
Dancer:  Shelly McClain
Producer: Wan-Chao Chang
Thursday 12/16/99
ATA
992 Valencia@21st (Parking@21st)
San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival
Performed "Imut Keursaha" with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company  
June, 1999
Palace of Fine Art
http://www.worldartswest.org
New Moves '98
Choreographed and Performed "Fight! For Hope!"  
December 11-12, 1998
McKenna Theater, San Francisco
 
Move II
Choreographed/Performed Chinese classical dance "Flying Apsaras"  
November 21, 1998
McKenna Theater, San Francisco
 
1998 Traditional Ethnic Dance & Music Celebration
Performed Indonesian Sundanese dance "Imut Keursaha"  
October 24, 1998
McKenna Theater, San Francisco
 
San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival
Performed "Adumanis" with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company  
June, 1998
Palace of Fine Art
http://www.worldartswest.org
Heirs in Motion
Performance Chinese dances with Chinese Folk Dance Association  
May 31, 1998
Oakland Cultural Center, Oakland
 
American College Dance Festival
Performed "Capriole Suite" with EMBAJE San Francisco State University dance company  
Feb. 26, 1998
University of Wyoming
 
American Times
PerformedChinese dance "Flicking Fans" for Westwin International Folk Ensemble home season showcase  
Feb, 1998
Marin, CA
 
1997 Tradition Ethnic Dance & Music Celebration
Performance Chinese dance "Flicking Fans"  
November, 1997
Little Theater, San Francisco
 
Indonesian Day '97
Performance Jaiponan (West Javanese) dance "Adumanis" with Harsanari for the Indonesian Day Celebration  
August, 1997
Union Square, San Francisco
 
Upacara Adat Penganten Sunda

Performed Javanese dance play "Laku". Produced & Choreographed by Sri Susilowat

 
July, 1997
Palo Alto, CA
 
Celebrations '97

Presented by Dimension Performing Arts, performed Chinese folk dance "In the Banana Grove" and "Dancing int he Moonlight" with Chinese Folk Dance Association

 
Feb. 26, 1997
Center for the Performing Arts, San Jose, CA
 
New Moves '97

Performed "For Unto Us" & "Mujeres" choreographed by Tonya Hagey

 
December 12-13, 1997
McKenna Theater, San Francisco