KEITH HENNESSY &
Jan 12-13 Turbulence, American Realness Festival, Abrons Art Center, NY
Jan 27 Open Space / No Tourists, participatory performance jam co-hosted with Jeremy Wade, location TBA, San Francisco
Feb 8 Almost, duo with Jassem Hindi, Side Step Festival, Helsinki
Feb 9-10 Crotch, Side Step Festival, Helsinki
Apr ?? White Rabbit, Red Rabbit by Nassim Soleimanpour (Iran), Pigeon Palace as part of The Home Theater Festival
Jan-Mar Performance & Culture, UC Davis, Dept of Theater & Dance
Feb 4-8 Performing Queer Failure with Jassem Hindi, Sidestep Festival, Helsinki
Feb 16-17 Performing Improvisation (aka Anarchism), Series 808, Toronto
Jun 23-30 California Witch Camp, Mendocino
Jul Ponderosa, Germany
2012 ARCHIVE OF ACTIVITIES
Jan 12-13 Almost, with Jassem Hindi, American Realness Festival, Abrons Art Center, NY
Feb 16-17 Crotch, Rhubarb Festival / Buddies in Bad Times, Toronto
May 13, White Rabbit, Red Rabbit by Nassim Soleimanpour (Iran), SF International Arts Festival
Turbulence (a dance about the economy) World Premier Tour
Jan 9-13 Potential Shamanic Improv, Movement Research @ Eden's Expressway, NY
Feb 6 Performing Failure, Goddard College, VT
May 24/31 Improv Performance Lab, THEOFFCENTER, San Francisco
Jul 30-Aug 3 Performing Queer Failure, Potential Shamanic Improv
CONFERENCES & TALKS 2012
Feb 5 What I'm Trying To Do, Goddard College, VT
Jun 21-24 Bodies, Identities, and Alternative Economies, PICA, Portland. Including a talk with A.L. Steiner & Keith Hennessy, and an open rehearsal for Turbulence (a dance about the economy), among other fab events at the intersection of queer, alternative, economy.
Turbulence (a dance about the economy) will be developed at the following creative residencies:
2011 ARCHIVE OF ACTIVITIES
Jan 6 & 8 Crotch, American Realness Festival, Abrons Art Center, NY
Jan 23 Too Much! a queer marathon, Dance Mission, SF
Feb 19 Almost nothing. Almost everything. at GUTTED, a benefit for LACE (LA) curated by Dino Dinco.
Mar 5 Howlin' for James at In Bed With James Broughton at the SF Art Institute.
Mar 25-26 Auf den Tisch! Improvised action with Meg Stuart and an excellent crew of US and European performers. Yerba Buena, SF.
Apr 14-15 Crotch, Tanzfabrik/Ufer Studios, Berlin.
July 7, Crotch, Malta Festival, Poznan Poland
July 30, Turbulence (study), Ponderosa (Stolzenhagen Germany)
Sep 10, Fascism/Heroes, the Non-Major show, Subterranean Arthouse, Berkeley
Oct, various interventions, streets of San Francisco, Occupy SF
Nov 17, Negotiate (premier), AEx Corps, Dakar Senegal
Dec 17-18, Turbulence (study), CounterPULSE, SF
Plus I have a role in the genre busting movie I Want Your Love (2011) by Travis Mathews and the James Broughton doc Big Joy by Stephen Silha (prod) & Eric Slade (dir).
April 18-21 Berlin, Tanzfabrik. Keith teaches Post/Contact.
May 1-7 Kiev Festival of Contact Improvisation . Keith teaches Post/Contact. Many excellent teachers!
Nov, 3 week training in contemporary dance/choreography, AEx Corps (Atelier Expérience et Corps), Cie 1ere Temps, Dakar Senegal
CONFERENCES & TALKS 2011
Dec 28, Jan 4 Kickst(art), La Alternativa at Kunst-Stoff Arts. 1. Duets: How white people perform gender, power, whiteness in pas de deux. 2. Real and representation: Primus, Ailey, Dunham, with an intro of Christina Aguilera and Joaquin Phoenix.
Feb 15 Queer, Broke, Persistant How to make engaging art from the economic and ideological margins. UC Davis, guest lecture DRA 257, U Club, Davis CA.
Feb 22 Performing the Political Body, with Cecilio Cooper and Tina Takamoto, at CCA, coproduced by Queer Cultural Center, SF.
Jun, Inquiry into Dance, 3-talk series produced by Alternative Academy at Kunst-stoff. Lectures with video on recent dance histories (Ann Liv Young, Jerome Bêl, Contraband)
Also, as part of the process of research/making Turbulence (a dance about the economy), we've been hosting all kinds of salons and teach-ins and discussion - from SF to Ponderosa.
ARCHIVE CALENDAR 2010
Jan 10 Too Much! a queer marathon, Mama Calizo’s, SF
Apr 10 Improvisation with Isabelle Üski, Barnaby Tree, Véronique Gougat, Chorescence, Grenoble, France
May 6 Crotch, Queer Zagreb, Croatia
Jun 11 Almost nothing. Almost everything. The New Museum, NY
Oct 14 Performance Installation, Pow3 Action Art Festival,
Dec 19 Turbulence, CounterPULSE, SF
Apr 5-6 Experiments in Composition, Alternative Conservatory, Kunst-Stoff Arts, SF
Apr 29-May 2 Queering Contact, Touch & Play Festival, Schwelle 7, Berlin
Jul 18-24 Performance lab, Ponderosa Tanz Land Festival, Stolzenhagen, Germany
CONFERENCES & TALKS 2010
Jan 6 Paradigm Unwinding, Alternative Conservatory, Kunst-Stoff Arts, SF
Mar 13 Sustaining a Life as an Artist, MFA in Creative Inquiry, California Institute of Integral Studies, SF
Apr 5-6 Wrestling with (dance) history, What is Contemporary Dance?, Alternative Conservatory, Kunst-Stoff Arts, SF
May 13-14 Queer Studies Grad Symposium, UC Davis (Queer Studies Grad Symposium 2010)
Dec 28 Lecture on dance duets as a model for social and cultural study. Kunst-stoff, SF, part of La Alternativa's Kickst/art intensive.
Feb 2-28 Yaddo Artist Colony, Saratoga Springs, NY
Sep 14 - Oct 14 Djerassi Foundation, Bay Area, CA