Voices of Strenght – A Two-Night Celebration of Contemporary Dance and Theater by Women from Africa

NIGHT 1: Nelisiwe Xaba & Kettly Noël, Correspondances Nadia Beugré, Quartiers Libres Fri, October 19  •  8 pm  •  YBCA Forum YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS NIGHT 2: Maria Helena Pinto, Sombra Bouchra Ouizguen, Madame Plaza Sat, Oct 20  •  8 pm  •  YBCA Forum Ace tickets: $25 Regular  •  $20 students, senors, te “The work of art and the work of culture is to pave the way … Continue reading

Let Us Find The Words

World Premiere, Opening Night Thursday, October 18, 2012 The Contemporary Jewish Museum In this world-premiere, renowned European actors Dominique Frot (Sarah’s Key) and Alexander Muheim bring to life the legendary correspondence between two great twentieth-century poets, Paul Celan and Ingeborg Bachmann. A tragic, yet profound love story conducted across the European continent between 1948 and … Continue reading

“Theatre de la Ville Rhinoceros”

September 27 – September 29 CalPerformances – Berkeley   The esteemed Parisian theater company presents a legendary production! Director Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota has reunited his remarkable 2004 cast of actors for encore performances of Eugène Ionesco‘s masterpiece of the absurd, Rhinocéros. When first presented in Paris, critics were ecstatic. “A masterpiece,” raved Le Monde. “A veritable … Continue reading

Radio Samedi Culture – Jean-François Peyret

À l’occasion de son séjour à San Francisco, le metteur en scène Jean-François Peyret est venu rendre visite à Radio Samedi Culture. Pour Jean-François Peyret, le théâtre est un lieu de réflexion et de rêverie autour du vivant et de l’artificiel, du corps et de la machine ainsi que du destin technique de l’homme. En 2010, à l’invitation de l’Experimental … Continue reading

Awaiting the Arrival of Dawn Directed by Moïse Touré

A multimedia performance March 17th – 8pm Kunst Stoff ( 1 Grove Street, San Francisco)  “Act in your place, think with the world” Edouard Glissant The Cultural Services of the French Consulate and Kunst Stoff are pleased to present the new creation of French Director Moise Touré and Choreographer Francis Viet : « Awaiting the … Continue reading

Samedi Culture – Des Voix, Found in Translation

 Le festival « Des Voix Found In Translation » est un projet initié par la Playwrights Foundation, qui supporte la création théâtrale aux Etats-Unis. L’objet de ce festival est de présenter des pièces de théâtre d’auteurs contemporains français traduites en anglais et vice versa. Le festival se tiendra du 25 au 27 mai prochain au Z Space … Continue reading

The Soldier’s Tale

The Soldier’s Tale Aurora Theatre Company Until December 18th 2081 Addison Street, Berkeley Based on Igor Stravinsky’s 1918 work Based on a concept by Muriel Maffre Directed by Muriel Maffre and Tom Ross An enchanting, one-of-a-kind collaboration between Artistic Director Tom Ross and former San Francisco Ballet principal dancer Muriel Maffre, this re-imagined production of … Continue reading