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July 25-27, 2019
Heron Arts, San Francisco CA
A luminous and transcendent cabaret spotlighting singer/songwriter Star Amerasu and her vibrant, deeply personal music. Incandescent Body is presented in collaboration with The Living Earth Show and features choreography by Robert Dekkers and Vanessa Thiessen, with costume design by Christian Squires.
Full: The Living Earth Show and Post:Ballet
July 17, 2019
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley CA
Two of the Bay Area’s most innovative and provocative ensembles come together for an action-packed evening with music by Samuel Adams, Star Amerasu, and Nicole Lizée. BAMPFA’s Full Series will highlight the range of work these two organizations have created together as well as preview their next evening-length collaboration.
July 29-August 2, 2019
Dance Mission Theater, San Francisco CA
A week-long summer intensive designed for emerging and professional dancers interested in cultivating a modern approach to their classically-based technique and expanding their artistic voices through meaningful creative exploration with Post:’s Robert Dekkers and Vanessa Thiessen. Our 2019 P:W will include in studio collaboration with composer Samuel Adams and an informal performance at the end of the intensive.
April 25-27, 2019
Z Space, San Francisco CA
Back by popular demand, Post: revives this poignant, fun, and one-of-a-kind dance performance, concert, and storytelling experience set to the world's first openly gay country music album. Performed live by Patrick Haggerty with his Lavender Country band, the Post: dance artists bring Patrick's stories and legacy to life with choreography by Vanessa Thiessen and direction by Robert Dekkers.
Red State. Blue Dot. Lavender Country.
Over the course of 2019-2020, Post:Ballet will be touring its Lavender Country production in cities across the country to increase the impact of this important collaboration with Patrick Haggerty.
Post:Ballet + The Living Earth Show Co-Present:
A concert dance and contemporary classical music performance experience featuring acclaimed Bay Area composer Samuel Adams, choreographer Vanessa Thiessen, and director Robert Dekkers. Together with The Living Earth Show, Post: and the collaborating artists are creating an evening-length work that uses the story of Orpheus and Eurydice from classical mythology as a jumping point for an introspective exploration of the modern day human condition.
Lyra will premiere at The Midway in July 2020 with collaborative input from acclaimed Bay Area artists working in visual design, culinary art, and fashion. The creative material for Lyra will be built throughout 2019. Catch work-in-progress showings at our Post:Workshop Sharing (August 2, 2019 @ Dance Mission Theater), Sneak Peek (July 17, 2019 @ BAMPFA), and P:B Jam (September 26, 2019), and follow this collaboration by clicking below: