Pictured above: Monique Jenkinson and Rami Magron in Antigonick (2015), for Shotgun Players


history of program activity

Work in progress studio showing
Studio of Danae Mattes, Berkeley, CA
April 11, 2019

Leaving the Atocha Station
Presented by Highways Performance Space
February 1 & 2, 2019

Leaving the Atocha Station
Southern Exposure
January 24-27, 2019

Artists First
HMD’s Annual Benefit
Featuring performance of Leaving the Atocha Station
January 25, 2019

The Avery
Commissioned by Gallery Wendi Norris
The Avery
January 29, 2019

Dancemaker Clinic
October 2018-ongoing
ODC Dance Commons, San Francisco

Residency at Montalvo Arts Center
with Henry Threadgill (composer) and Danae Mattes (visual artist)
Lucas Artist Residency Program
December 2018

Labor, Structure, Desire
HMD’s Bridge Project presents a Workshop with Heather Kravas
2018 Fall Teaching Artist
Joe Goode Annex
November 3, 2018

Solid Objects
HMD’s Bridge Project presents a performance by Heather Kravas
Joe Goode Annex
November 3, 2018

The Exception to the Diagram
Collaboration with artist Matthew Ritchie
Commissioned and presented by the Moody Center for the Arts, Houston
October 27, 2019

Dancing Around Race Public Gathering
Joe Goode Annex, San Francisco
Free to the Public
October 26, 2018

extreme lyric I (excerpt)
Yerba Buena Night
Free to the Public
October 13, 2018

di Rosa for Contemporary Art
October 13, 2018

extreme lyric I (premiere)
ODC Theater
October 4-6, 2018

Dancing Around Race Public Gathering
Humanist Hall, Oakland
Free to the Public
September 20, 2018

extreme lyric I (work in progress showing)
Petronio Residency Center
August 16, 2018

Leaving the Atocha Station (excerpt)
Fury Factory Festival
June 20 & 22, 2018

Studio Showing
extreme lyric I (work in progress)
S.F. Conservatory of Dance
May 23, 2018

Open rehearsal
extreme lyric I
Part of Bay Area Dance Week
S.F. Conservatory of Dance
April 27, 2018

Case Studies in Choreographic Thinking
Public talk to Feldman Architects
Thursday February 15, 2018

Sandbox Series
Choreographic residency sponsored by ODC
February-March 2018

Deconstructing Dance History: A Workshop with Netta Yerushalmy
ODC Theater
February 25, 2018

2018 Bridge Project
Featuring Netta Yerushalmy and company
ODC Theater
February 22 & 23, 2018

Julie Tolentino, 2017 Community Engagement Residency Lead Artist
Co-production with The Lab
February 18, 2018

A Collaboration with Painter Ranu Mukherjee

Presented by the For-Site Foundation
Fort Mason Chapel
January 26, 2018

Association of Performing Arts Presenters Conference
Presented by Pentacle
City Center, New York City
January 14, 2018

Performance Ecologies in Curatorial Practice
Presented by ODC Theater and the Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance
ODC Theater
Featuring Hope Mohr in dialogue with Julie Potter (Director, ODC Theater) and Sarah Curran (Director, Wesleyan University's Center for the Arts)
December 15, 2017

Precarious (excerpt)
Presented by CIIS/Bodies in Resistance
December 8, 2017

The Bridge Project presents Julie Tolentino
Joe Goode Annex
November 12, 2017

1396 (premiere)
The Bridge Project presents Maryam Rostami
November 11, 2017

How I Got to Femme (premiere)
The Bridge Project presents Peacock Rebellion
November 10, 2017

What Does it Mean to Have a Radical Body?
Preshow Audience Salo
November 10, 2017

dance of darkness (premiere)
The Bridge Project presents boychild and Jack Halberstam
November 4, 2017

Ordinary Practices of the Radical Body (premiere)
The Bridge Project presents Judith Butler and Monique Jenkinson
November 3, 2017

Femsplay (premiere)
Presented by S.F. Trolley Dances/Epiphany Productions
October 20-22, 2017
Circus Center, San Francisco

Precarious (excerpt)
Yerba Buena Night
Presented by Yerba Buena Community Benefit District
October 14, 2017

They, Themself and Schmerm
The Bridge Project presents Becca Blackwell at Z Below
September 18, 2017

Precarious (excerpt)
Part of Hope Mohr Dance's Annual Benefit for Artist Pay
September 14, 2017

Open rehearsals at SFMOMA
Part of Liam Everett's SECA Award exhibit
July 12-September 14, 2017

Now not Now
A collaboration with painter Ranu Mukherjee
Presented by Gallery Wendi Norris
June 29, 2017

Precarious (premiere)
Included Working Bodies Walking Tour
Co-produced by CounterPulse
In collaboration with Shaping SF
June 1-3, 2017

Precarious (excerpt)
Northern California Loan Foundation
30th Anniversary Celebration
Julia Morgan Ballroom, San Francisco
May 26, 2017

Commissioned by Matchbox Salon/CODAME & CounterPulse
A collaboration with Rich DDT
Free to the public
May 16, 2017

Open rehearsal of Precarious
Part of Bay Area Dance Week
Joe Goode Annex
April 26, 2017

Precarious (excerpt)
Movement Research at Judson Church
New York City
March 6, 2017

Making Work
Bridge Project Workshop with Miguel Gutierrez
February 17-19, 2017

Public Square/Can We Design Freedom?
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Saturday February 18, 2017

Part of Shotgun Players' BLAST Festival
February 3 & 4, 2017

Performance of Precarious (Part 1)
443 Folsom Street, San Francisco
Saturday and Sunday January 28 & 29, 2017

Performance of Susan Sontag's "On Dance and Dance Writing"
Part of ODC's 40th Anniversary Celebration
October 18, 2016
ODC Theater

Ten Artists Respond to Locus
2016 Bridge Project
Presented in association with Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
YBCA Forum
October 14 & 15, 2016

Open rehearsal with Diane Madden: Locus Solo
Part of the 2016 Bridge Project
Forum, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Wednesday September 28, 2016

Bridge Project Public Talk with Diane Madden: Locus and the work of Trisha Brown
Joe Goode Annex
September 14, 2016

Bridge Project Workshop for Commissioned Artists
with Diane Madden: Trisha Brown's Locus
Joe Goode Annex

September 14-24, 2016

Bridge Project Workshop for Dancers
with Diane Madden: Trisha Brown's Locus
S.F. Conservatory of Dance
September 10 & 11, 2016

Restaging Director for Lucinda Childs' Carnation
Chamber Dance Company
University of Washington
August 2016

Ninth Home Season
Manifesting (premiere) & Stay (2015)
Presented by ODC Theater
June 9-11, 2016

Manifesting (excerpt in progress)
Part of The Feedback, a program of the Joe Goode Performance Group
April 30, 2016
Joe Goode Annex, San Francisco

Open rehearsal for Manifesting for Bay Area Dance Week
April 28, 2016
S.F. Conservatory of Dance

Performances of Plainsong and Stay
March 31, 2016
Gallery Wendi Norris, San Francisco

Performers and Authorship
Workshop with Chrysa Parkinson

Feb 13 & 14, 2016
S.F. Conservatory of Dance

Artist Residency
UCLA Department of World Arts & Cultures/Dance

February 1-4, 2016

Stay (excerpt)
ODC Season Preview
Friday January 22, 2016

Part of the 2016 APAP Conference
Alvin Ailey Center and City Center, New York City
Friday January 15-Monday January 18, 2016

Part of the 2015 Bridge Project: Rewriting Dance  
Produced in association with CounterPulse
Joe Goode Annex
November 6, 2015

inging performed by Jeanine Durning
Part of the 2015 Bridge Project: Rewriting Dance  
Produced in association with CounterPulse
Joe Goode Annex
November 6, 2015

Reorganizing Ourselves featuring Deborah Hay and Alva Noe
Part of the 2015 Bridge Project: Rewriting Dance  
Produced in association with CounterPulse
Joe Goode Annex
November 6, 2015

what we do when we do the thing we do before we know what we're doing
Workshop with Jeanine Durning

November 5 & 6, 2015
Joe Goode Annex

Off the Wall
Conversation with Hope Mohr & Jeanine Durning and Screening of Deborah Hay's "O,O"

Co-presented with CounterPulse, The Off Center
Center for New Music
November 4, 2015

Manifesting without Manifesto (Lecture Demonstration)
Presented by Stanford Arts Institute
Campbell Recital Hall
Stanford University
October 28, 2015

Presented by Yerba Buena Night
October 10, 2015

Stanford University
Presented by Stanford Arts Institute
October 2, 2015

Student Showing: Composition
Next Moves Summer Intensive

ODC Dance Commons
August 8, 2015

Stay & The Material of Attention
The Battery, San Francisco
June 5, 2015

Eighth Home Season
Stay & The Material of Attention (premiere)
Co-presented by ODC Theater, San Francisco
May 27-31, 2015

Route 20
California Academy of Sciences: Nightlife
May 7, 2015

Stay & The Material of Attention (open rehearsal)
San Francisco Conservatory of Dance/Bay Area Dance Week Event
April 29, 2015

Shotgun Players, Berkeley
March 26-May 3, 2015

Stay (excerpt)
RAWdance’s Concept Series, Joe Goode Annex
March 7 & 8, 2015

Route 20 & s(oft is)hard
Alvin Ailey Studios, New York City
January 10, 2015

The Slow Line
Downtown San Francisco
November 14, 2014; January 30, 2015

Route 20
Yerba Buena Night
October 11, 2014

Route 20 & Notes Toward a Supreme Fiction
The Battery
October 10, 2014

s(oft is)hard
Part of the 2014 Bridge Project featuring the work of Anna Halprin, Simone Forti and Lucinda Childs
Joe Goode Annex
September 26 & 27, 2014

s(oft is)hard
ODC Theater, Take 5 Series
September 5, 2014

each repetition a difference
Commission for Conservatory for Contemporary Dance Arts
Palo Alto, CA
June 14, 2014

ODC Theater, Indulge
May 13, 2014

Seventh Home Season
ridetherhythm (premiere), Route 20 (premiere)and Notes Toward a Supreme Fiction (premiere)
Produced in association with ODC Theater
April 10-13, 2014

December 19, 2013
Presenter: YBCA: You
Free to the public.

Route 20
December 11, 2013
Open rehearsal/showing
ODC Dance Commons
Free to the public.

metrics of intimacy
December 4 & 5, 2013
Footlose presents at The Garage

Failure of the Sign is the Sign (excerpt)
October 12, 2013
Yerba Buena Night, San Francisco
Free to the public.

Failure of the Sign is the Sign
September 27 & 28, 2013
Presenter: Motion Pacific, Santa Cruz

aftermath (premiere)
August 25, 2013
Producer: ODC Theater, San Francisco (Theater Unplugged series)

The Missing Piece (premiere)
August 1, 2013
Mission Cultural Center, San Francisco

Failure of the Sign is the Sign
May 8, 2013
Stanford University

6th Home Season
Failure of the Sign is the Sign (Premiere)
May 2-5, 2013
ODC Theater, San Francisco

the string without the bow  
May 4 & 5, 2013
Dominican University

the string without the bow (Premiere)
May 1, 2013
Union Square, San Francisco
Commissioned by Lines Ballet/Dominican University BFA

Vertex (Point of Choice)
March 9 & 10, 2013
Stanford University
Commissioned by the Stanford Dance Division.

ODC Take 5 Series
February 15, 2012
Excerpt of Failure of the Sign is the Sign
ODC Theater Building, San Francisco

LEVYDance Salon
January 26, 2013
Excerpt of Failure of the Sign is the Sign
LEVYDance Studio, San Francisco

Studio Showing
January 26, 2013
Collaboration with Theater Director Mark Jackson:
Workshop of Anne Carson’s Antigonick
ODC Theater

Studio Showing
December 6, 2012
Vertex (Point of Choice)
Stanford University

Free Art Friday
July 20, 2012
Installation event in collaboration with painter Tracy Taylor Grubbs
Financial District, San Francisco

ODC presents/Walking Distance Dance Festival
Reluctant Light (excerpt)
June 30, 2012
ODC Dance Commons, San Francisco, CA

Footloose presents
tools of unmaking: visual artists and choreographers on the practice of presence
an evening of installations featuring Traces, a collaboration with painter Tracy Taylor Grubbs
April 27 & 28, 2012
Shotwell Studios, San Francisco

Studio Showing (Free)
tools of unmaking
April 24, 2012
Shotwell Studios, San Francisco

the Mouth
Portland, OR
Performances of Reluctant Light & Plainsong
April 1, 2012

Velocity Dance Center, Founders Theater
Seattle, WA
Performances of Reluctant Light & Plainsong
March 29 & 30, 2012

Fifth Home Season
Premiere of Reluctant Light
also featuring Plainsong and guest artist Dusan Tynek Dance Theatre
Z Space, San Francisco
March 22-24, 2012

Studio Showing of Reluctant Light (free)
Stanford University
March 14, 2012

2nd Sundays Salon (Free)
Excerpt of Reluctant Light
San Francisco
December 11, 2011

Fall Showing (Free)
Excerpt of Reluctant Light
San Francisco
December 9, 2011

Central Market Arts Festival (Free)
Excerpt from Far From Perfect
San Francisco
September 24, 2011

San Francisco International Arts Festival
Premiere of Plainsong
Southside Theater, Fort Mason
May 20-22, 2011

Fourth Home Season
Z Space, San Francisco
Premiere of The Unsayable
also featuring guest artist Liz Gerring Dance Company
March 3-6, 2011

Flash Forward 2011
Z Space Season Preview (Free)
Excerpt from The Unsayable
February 24, 2011

Informal Showing (Free)
Excerpt from The Unsayable
Margaret Jenkins Dance LAB
December 10, 2010

Makeup Mutiny # 5 (Presented by Samantha Giron Dance Project)
San Francisco
Excerpt from The Unsayable
December 5, 2010

Montalvo Arts Center
New Directions Series/Carriage House Theater
Repertory evening: Far From Perfect and Moments of Being
October 15, 2010

Central Market Arts Festival (Free)
Mint Plaza, San Francisco
Far From Perfect (excerpt)
September 25, 2010

Montalvo Arts Center
Open Studio: Plainsong
August 27, 2010

San Francisco Conservatory of Dance
Dancemakers Forum (Free)
Far From Perfect
April 18, 2010

Third Home Season
Theater Artaud, San Francisco
Featuring the premiere of Far From Perfect
& work by guest choreographers:
Molissa Fenley (performing her solo Mass Balance)
& Yvonne Rainer’s Trio A
March 4-6, 2010

Stanford University
Studio showing of Far From Perfect
February 23, 2010

December 10, 2009
Margaret Jenkins Dance Lab, San Francisco
Excerpts from Far From Perfect and Discussion with Mentor Molissa Fenley

Montalvo Arts Center Summer Gala
September 17, 2009
Commissioned duet: A Fine Romance

Dance IS Festival
March 14th, 2009
Julia Morgan Center for the Arts, Berkeley, CA

Second Home Season
Featuring premiere of The Force that Drives the Flower
& Repertory: Elision, The Grief Room
Theater Artaud, San Francisco
February 26-28, 2009

The Grief Room
Collision: Mission Creek Music and Arts Festival
New Langton Arts, San Francisco
July 19, 2008

The Grief Room (premiere)
San Francisco Performance Festival
The Garage, San Francisco
July 11-12, 2008

more awake when dreaming
Presented by Bare Bones/Randee Paufve
Shawl-Anderson, Berkeley
May 31 & June 1, 2008

salto ergo sum (premiere)
Red Rover Site-Specific Performance Event
Stanford University
May 28, 2008

Debut home season
Featuring more awake when dreaming, Moments of Being, Elision & Under the skin
March 14-16, 2008
Dance Mission Theater, San Francisco

First official HMD appearance: Water duet (from Moments of Being)
CONCEPT series, Presented by RAWdance
The James Howell Studio, San Francisco
December 2007

Under the skin (premiere)
Stanford University Commission
May 2007

March 2006
Elision (premiere)
American College Dance Festival, Sacramento, CA

July 2005
West Wave Festival presents more awake when dreaming (2005)
ODC Theater, San Francisco, CA

June 2005
more awake when dreaming (premiere)
Movement Research at Judson Church, New York City

February 2000
Point of Departure (premiere)
Winter Concert, Merce Cunningham Studio, New York City

February 1999
Kandinsky Phrases (premiere)
Winter Concert, Merce Cunningham Studio, New York City

ODC Pilot 13 presents Sister (premiere)
ODC Theater, San Francisco