Judy Syrkin-Nikolau (Nausicaä) backstage in wildflowers at Pillar Point…
“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…
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 a location for a future site specific theatre performance.
Exploring the Palace of Fine Arts for a future site responsive theatre performance.
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.
The Trojan Horse for IOTA’s Site Responsive Theatre production of Sophocles’ Sinon on the Emeryville Mudflats. What a thing was this, too, which that mighty man wrought and endured in the carven horse, wherein all we chiefs of the Argives were sitting, bearing to the Trojans death and fate! But come now, change thy theme, and sing…
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…