“Tierra y Raices” Closing Reception

School of Arts and Culture at MHP 1700 Alum Rock Ave, San Jose, CA, United States

Works San José and SOAC come together to produce “Tierra y Raices.” Step through La Plaza’s doors to embrace the down-to-earth art installations by San José’s finest artists. The co-produced exhibition launches on March 10 – 31; hours vary. A special performance by MovingGround collaborators begins at 6:30pm and ends at 7:30pm. This will be […]

Free

Contact Improv at Ellen Webb with Krista DeNio

Ellen Webb Studios 2822 Union St, Emeryville, CA, United States

Contact improvisation (CI) is an improvised dance art that explores the relationship of one's body to gravity, the floor, and others. By using the fundamentals of touch, movement awareness, and weight sharing, CI plays with the artistry of being physically off balance at times, finding the supportive structures and “shelves” of the body, and learning […]

$10 – $20

Tenderloin Arts Festival

To celebrate the community, CounterPulse, and SAFEhouse Arts have begun planning The Tenderloin Arts Festival which will match local artists with site-specific locations including lobbies, landmarks, and performance spaces across the neighborhood in an effort to strengthen the creative and cultural intersections that makes the Tenderloin unique and to fortify stronger interdependent connections between artists, the Tenderloin community, […]

Art Immersion Hike @ Djerassi Program

Djerassi Resident Artist Program 2325 Bear Gulch Road, Woodside, CA, United States

Together with Djerassi Resident Artists Program and the Hike Program Director, Danny Goldberg, the Spring Art Immersion Hike will be co-created by:  Krista DeNio, Heidi Erickson, Maica Folch, Diana Lara, Tanja London, Bhumi Patel, Grace Shaver, Ester Young and Francisco Ramirez. Witness art unfold in nature at the Djerassi Artists Program’s Art Immersion Hike! MovingGround […]

$100

Being with Place: Site-Specific Response workshop

Dance Palace 503 B St, Point Reyes Station, CA, United States

With Krista DeNio and Tanja London Through somatic responses to place, electromagnetic field and philosophical explorations we will create site-specific, interactive, performative experiences, working with architecture and nature. We will begin in the studio, with an embodied and creative warm-up, based in the senses and elements of performance. From here we will work with compositional […]

$150

the NETWORK project: A Dialogue on Building Resilience in our Nature Bodies

Dance Palace 503 B St, Point Reyes Station, CA, United States

In-person and streaming tickets available. Registration is required; in-person space is limited. Registration closes 30 minutes prior to the start of the event. Masks recommended. An embodied dialogue about nature, humans, and our interconnection. The panelists include Theresa Harlan, Ken Otter, Diane Butler, and Claire Peaslee, with a movement score offered from Jennifer Monson/iLAND. The dialogue […]

$5

Improvisation in Action: Choreographic Writing with Maxine Flasher-Düzgüneş

Ellen Webb Studios 2822 Union St, Emeryville, CA, United States

Improvisation in Action is MovingGround's ongoing fall class series, every 1st and 3rd Mondays at Ellen Webb Studios. Facilitated by Artistic Director Krista DeNio, with each class taught by a different MovingGround collaborator, this class series integrates various forms of movement Improvisation, including: Contact Improvisation, Viewpoints, Composition techniques and practices, writing and movement scores, and […]

$20

Improvisation in Action: Body-Mind Centering with Diana Lara

Ellen Webb Studios 2822 Union St, Emeryville, CA, United States

Improvisation in Action is MovingGround’s ongoing fall class series, every 1st and 3rd Mondays at Ellen Webb Studios. Facilitated by Artistic Director Krista DeNio, with each class taught by a different MovingGround collaborator, this class series integrates various forms of movement Improvisation, including: Contact Improvisation, Viewpoints, Composition techniques and practices, writing and movement scores, and more! Come […]

Improvisation in Action: Improvisation-as-Contemplation with Miriam Wolodarski

Ellen Webb Studios 2822 Union St, Emeryville, CA, United States

Improvisation in Action is MovingGround’s ongoing fall class series, every 1st and 3rd Mondays at Ellen Webb Studios. Facilitated by Artistic Director Krista DeNio, with each class taught by a different MovingGround collaborator, this class series integrates various forms of movement Improvisation, including: Contact Improvisation, Viewpoints, Composition techniques and practices, writing and movement scores, and more! Come […]

FlowState w/ KD & DJ Mystique

Ellen Webb Studios 2822 Union St, Emeryville, CA, United States

FlowState w/ KD & DJ Mystique movement & sound explorations facilitated by Krista DeNio  music flow facilitated by DJ Mystique   A movement, sound and flow state. Moving through physical and vocal warm-ups, into open improvisation, this journey includes a variety of movement techniques, vocalization, and improvisation.  Developmental movement, Contact Improvisation, Authentic Movement and more.  State shifts facilitated by deep and rhythmic sound […]

Tierra Y Raices Exhibition

School of Arts and Culture at MHP 1700 Alum Rock Ave, San Jose, CA, United States

MovingGround's 2nd annual performance experience, created as a part of the Tierra y Raices Exhibition and closing reception at the School of Arts and Culture in San Jose, CA is happening Thursday March 28th from 6-9pm. Enjoy gorgeous visual art and installations, and move through the Mexican Heritage Plaza integrating art, nature and embodied, participatory […]

Site-Specific Dance & Performance Making Workshop

Learn tools and skills for creating site-specific performance work, in this beautiful urban farm location. How do you work with and on land as a maker creating an audience-interactive experience? How do you create relationship with the places and spaces where you are working, then invite participants to do the same? Free and facilitated by […]