Beth Fein felt confined. What if dance didnt only happen inside buildings with the word dance on them? we imagine her saying to herself. What if it were more sort of, I dont know, celebratory, even anarchistic, or at least more informal? More fun? Shes a lady who makes things happen, and thus was born Dance Anywhere. As you can probably guess from the name, its a free-for-all, coordinated in the sense that the fun part is in the coordination: Some time zone information is helpful, since the encouraged dancing is to take place at the same exact hour, whether you are in Namibia, Iceland, or under the Stars and Stripes. Thus, at noon, you may samba, perform entrechats en lair, boogaloo, freak, Charleston, tap, samba, clog, or pole dance in excellent company. Facing East Dance and Music company takes the Asian Art Museum, Kara Davis and Dancers got SFMOMA, and Fein herself (along with a lot of friends) appears at Togonon Gallery, among notable local coordinates.
Fri., March 26, noon, 2010