Labayen Dance to stage four innovative premieres in San Francisco

Enrico Labayen seamlessly weaves story-telling, theatre, ballet, contemporary dance, Asian movements and gestures with layers of sound and visuals.

Daiane Lopes

Daiane Lopes

Labayen Dance SF announced that they will presents four world premieres from Enrico Labayen, Isadora Duncan Awardee for Outstanding Achievement in Choreography in Broken Column.

Enrico Labayen seamlessly weaves story-telling, theatre, ballet, contemporary dance, Asian movements and gestures with layers of sound and visuals. Innovative choreographer, Labayen embeds intimate and exposing autobiographical stories in broader political contexts, creating performance that has social resonance and at the same time, a ceremony.

Labayen will be presenting the world premiere of  Icarus at the Edge; Frida: Broken Column; En-Gulf-ed & Glass.

The concert will feature performances of guest artists David Chase, former soloist of the Martha Graham Dance Company and Clover Mathis, former principal dancer with Dance Theatre of Harlem and Alvin Ailey Dance Company plus, a special participation of outstanding Bay Area choreographer and dance artist, Folawole Oyinlola in “Duet of Blue”, an male-intergeneration mentorship duet with Mr. Clover Mathis first performed at Men Story Project at UC Berkeley.

“Broken Column & Other Premieres” performances

Dance Mission Theatre
3316 24th Street & Mission, San Francisco

January 28 & 29 @ 8pm and 30 @ 7pm and tickets are $20 & $25 at door

Visit this site or call Dance Mission Box Office at 415-273-4633.

Explore. Create. Live. Follow Stark Insider on Twitter and Facebook. Join our 9,000 subscribers who read SI on tablets and smartphones on Google Newsstand. Prefer video? Subscribe to 
Stark Insider on YouTube, the largest arts & travel channel in San Francisco.