Ms. Behavior - Page 2

Aura Fischbeck choreographs the tension between restraint and letting go

|
(0)
Three times a lady: Dancers act up in Golden Gate Park for Bodies That Won't Behave.
PHOTO BY C. WISE

Bodies will be seen in conjunction with two premieres by Leigh Riley, All You Need and DuBeUs. All You Need grew out of Riley's interest in Aristotle's concepts of love: philia, eros, storge, and agape. "I grew up in a Christian tradition where we always heard about those four different kinds of love," Riley explains. "But I really wanted to make four very different duets." DuBeUs is a collaborative quintet for Caroline Alexander, Jennifer Bennett, Leah Curran, Stacy Swann, and Katharine Vigmostad. It examines the demands on an individual's identity when belonging to and assimilating into a group, such as happened, for instance, throughout "Don't ask, don't tell." *

AURA FISCHBECK DANCE AND RILEY PROJECT

Fri./21-Sat./22, 8 p.m. Sun./23, 2 p.m.; $12–$20

CounterPULSE

1310 Mission, SF

(415) 626-2060

www.brownpaperickets.com

Also from this author

  • Natural selection

    ODC/Dance unearths the Goldsworthy-inspired 'boulders and bones'

  • East Bay grace

    Diablo Ballet celebrates its 20th anniversary

  • Branching out

    Blind Tiger Society self-produces its intriguing ODC Theater debut