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Anne & Mark's Art Party

September 24, 2016

I'm presenting solo at once both prologue and epilogue at Anne & Mark's Art Party at the San Jose Fairgrounds. So excited to be returning!

This is not an event to be missed!

Anne & Mark’s Art Party: An Occasional and Irrational San Jose Arts Fest


Some say it’s an “Art Exhibition” others say it’s a “Happening”.  It’s been described as, “Mad Max meets Moulin Rouge”,  “Burning Man meets Venice Biennale.” Some say, it’s better than… anything they’ve ever experienced…and we won’t argue with that.

This year's party takes inspiration from Alice in Wonderland.  Fall down the rabbit hole with us.

West Wave Dance Festival

for change dance collective, September 18, 2016

for change dance collective presented a new work  at West Wave Dance Festival's 25 Anniversary.

ArtistEDGE dance company presents FRAMES

August 27, 2016

ArtistEDGE hosts its first full evening performance featuring intriguing modern dance works, live music, a silent auction for the company's upcoming season and reception. Entertaining and captivating. Choreography by Artistic Director, Jeannine Charles, Zann Aeck, Erwin Columbus, Mareva Favre, Monika Chock. Special Guest artists: Natasha Carlitz Dance Ensemble and the solo work of Lauren Baines.  

Shawl Anderson Dance Center Residency & Showing

May - August, 2016

August 12-13 I presented a new work, Things I Should Have Said (part of new suite in development, words not spoken) at Shawl-Anderson's Artist in Residence Salon. The piece was developed during my residency time.

XLIII: A Contemporary Requiem

January 15, 2016

I was thrilled to perform in the world premiere of XLIII: A Contemporary Requiem. A co-production of Montalvo Arts Center and Santa Clara University's Center for the Arts and Humanties, XLIII features the composition for organ, choir and electronics created by Andres Solis and the chorepgraphy of Sandra Gomez. Featuring the SCU Chorale Singers conducted by Scot Hanna-Weir and organist James Welch. XLIII urges us to remember the 43 students in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico who disappeared while in police custody. ¡Todos Somos Ayotzinapa!

Lamentations: Images of War & Project

Two nights, two different locations: February 2 @ Mission de Santa Clara de Asis; February 4 @ Stanford Memorial Church

A performance piece dramatizing the war poetry of the Jewish Bible. Modern dance, choral music, percussion, and spoken word bring witness to the horrors of war through the eyes of its victims.


I worked with long-time friend and collaborator Claire Calalo (Artistic Director - for change dance collective) to realize the movement for a new multidisciplinary experience grounded in a new interpretation of Lamentations from the Jewish Bible. Conceived by David Pleins, Ph.D., the work brings together the Santa Clara University and Staford University communities in a unique project that is part of SCU's Center for the Arts and Humanities inaugural Salon series (in)humanity.


Both performances were free.



Venue on Tuesday, February 2:

Mission de Santa Clara de Asis (on the Santa Clara University campus)

500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95050


Venue on Thursday, February 4:

Stanford Memorial Church (on the Stanford University campus)

450 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305

Beneath the Stories We Wear

for change dance collective - 2nd home season - February 27 & 28

for change dance collective is proud to present its second Home Season on February 27 & 28, 2016. "Beneath the Stories We Wear" is an intimate look at the formation of social identity, which questions the narratives we construct about others and about ourselves. How do we know who we are beyond the adornments of daily life?



February 27 @ 8pm

February 28 @ 3pm


Studio 8 Berkeley
2525 Eight Street, Suite 16
Berekely, CA 94710


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