Judy Syrkin-Nikolau (Nausicaä) backstage in wildflowers at Pillar Point…
The early stages of the Argonaut expedition perhaps even its very beginning The Argo was constructed by the shipwright Argus with the help of Athena In her prow a piece of timber from the sacred forest of Dodona spoke prophecies In the end Argo was consecrated to Poseidon then translated to the sky into the…
“There is no moral distance between the facts of life in San Francisco and the facts of life in Birmingham.” In the summer of 1963, the KQED Film Unit invited author James Baldwin to investigate racism in San Francisco. Baldwin agreed to be filmed while he scrutinized the liberal, cosmopolitan image projected by the city….
In April of 1937, in a demonstration that ‘Athletic dance was the future sport of American men”. Ted Shawn and His Men Dancers performed at The Mechanics Monument by Douglas Tilden. The sculpture, located at the intersection of Market, Bush and Battery Streets in San Francisco, was dedicated on May 15, 1901. President Theodore Roosevelt…
Euripides Oedipus differs from Sophocles: he included a long narrative of the Sphinx’s riddle and of how Oedipus solved it; Oedipus is blinded not by his own hand but by servants of the dead Laius; when the truth of Oedipus’ life is revealed Jocasta does not kill herself (as in Sophocles and Homer) from shame…
Site Specific Theatre, San Quentin State Prison
Site Specific Theatre
Exploring a new site specific theatre location.
Exploring a new site specific theatre location, Half Moon Bay.
Exploring a new site specific theatre location, Hearst Tomb
Exploring the water temple as a location for a future site specific performance.
Exploring the Richmond shoreline for a future site specific performance.
Exploring Carolands for a site specific theatre performance.
Exploring a location for a future site specific theatre performance.
Exploring the Palace of Fine Arts for a future site specific theatre performance.
playing with movement and sound in upcoming performance site for Sophocles fragment S.116
Peter Richards (a senior artist at the Exploratorium) shares his inspiration for creating the wave organ and explores its function as a theatre in which many different kinds of human experiences unfold..
Exploring a future location for a site specific theatre performance.
Location… originally Rancho San Antonio owned by José Domingo Peralta Peralta sold it in July 1852 to John Fleming who used it as a transhipment point for shipping his cattle across the bay for slaughter and processing later in the 19th century it became the site of the Giant Powder Company a manufacturer of black…