2001-2010

Keep Her Safe, Please! Jakarta 1998

Oct. 16-17, 2010
Fort Mason, Cowell Theater, San Francisco, CA

A new work inspired by the conflicts in Indonesia 1998 and the universal struggle of immigrants, a contemporary work drawing on classical dance movement and music from Chinese and Indonesian traditions.

Co-present with with Gadung Kasturi Balinese Dance and Music, HEI GU Chinese Percussion, and Midiyanto.


More Info: http://sites.google.com/site/keephersafeplease/

San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

Jun. 26-27, 2010
Palace of Fine Arts
3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA

WCD presented "Follow the Footprints!" with the original music band Stellamara at the 32nd San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival.


http://www.worldartswest.org

SF International Arts Festival "Good-for-Nothing-Lover"

May. 28-29, 2010
Cowell Theatre at Fort Mason
San Francisco, CA

Wan-Chao Chang joined ShadowLight Productions' "Good-for-Nothing-Lover" a concert reading with shadows, for SF International Arts Festival.

About the event: The Good-for-Nothing Lover is a unique blend of shadow theatre, poetry reading, movement theatre and live music, inspired by a folk love song cycle of the same title from the Ming Dynasty (16th century China) translated in the late fifties by the Bay Area beat poets C. H. Kwock and Vincent McHugh…


Photo: (c) Akiko Photo
http://www.shadowlight.org
http://www.sfiaf.org

Festival of the Silk Road Festival

20:00, Sat. May 8, 2010
Mexican Heritage Plaza Theater 1700 Alum Rock Ave, San Jose, CA

WCD presented work-in-progress excerpts from a new collaboration project "Keep Her Safe, Please! Jakarta 1998."


http://www.dancesilkroad.org/

Audition for 2010 San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

12:40, Sun., Jan. 24, 2010
Palace of Fine Arts
3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA

WCD presented new work "Follow the Footprints" drawn on movements from Central Asian, Balkan, and Roma (gypsy) dance forms.


http://www.worldartswest.org

Golden Thread's 10 year anniversary

15:00, Sun., Dec. 6, 2009
Project Artaud (Z Space) Theater
450 Florida St., San Francisco CA

Performed contemporary Persian dances with Ballet Afsaneh, joined for this program by special musical guests- percussionist Pezhham Akhavass, and cellist Moses Sedler, Neema Hekmat, Kaveh Hedayati, Pourya Khademi, and poetry recitation by Adeleh Moghaddam.


http://www.dancesilkroad.org/events-GoldenThread-09.html

Westwind International Folk Ensemble 50th Anniversary

20:00, Sat., Nov. 7, 2009
Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center
1317 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA

Westwind International Folk Ensemble 50th Anniversary featuring DANUBIUS, RICK & TERRI'S CONTRADANCE BAND & SPECIAL GUESTS BARBARA DEUTSCH, WAN-CHAO CHANG, ROTREASE YATES, VLADIMIR RIAZANTSEY, BROOKE BYRNE, and MISTRESS OF CEREMONIES NORMA ADJMI

Gamelan Sari Raras: Javanese and Balinese Music and Dance Performing Arts - Music: Evening concert

20:00, Sat., Oct. 17, 2009
Hertz Concert Hall, UC Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

Performed Balinese dance Legong Suprapa Duta with Gadung Kasturi, for the Javanese and Balinese music and dance concert presented by Gamelan Sari Raras.

2nd Sundays

14:00, Sun., Oct. 11, 2009
CounterPULSE
1310 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA

Work in progress "I thought here is my home" presentation for the 2nd Sundays forum by Dancer's Group and CounterPULSE.

Eve's Elixir - Eyes of Eve

19:00, Sat., Sep. 12, 2009
Julia Morgan Theater
2640 College Avenue, Berkeley CA

Contemporary choreographers of world dance: Wan-Chao Chang, Riquezas Flamenco, Tom Mayock, and Holly Shaw.


http://www.eveselixir.net/

Cultural Encounters at the de Young

20:30, Fri., Jul. 3, 2009
de Young Museum
Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA

Presentation with Stellamara for Cultural Encounters at the de Young, as special guest appearance.


Photo (c) Juan Carlos POMETTA
http://www.famsf.org/deyoung

San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

Sat.-Sun., Jun. 27-28, 2009
Palace of Fine Arts
3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA

WCD presented "Keep Her Safe, Please!" at the 31st San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival.


Photo (c) RJ Muna
http://www.worldartswest.org

Miriam's Well - Sacred Dance, Music & Poetry

Sun., May 31, 2009
Friedman Center for the Performing Arts
Santa Rosa, CA

Wan-Chao presented "Miriam's Well" by Miriam Peretz (World Premiere) with "Ya Elah" "Eliyahu & Qadim" & more special guests. Interweaving dance, live music, poetry and sacred text; the stories of three visionary women gather communal waters from the universal well. The stories of Mary, Maryam, and Miriam from the Christian, Muslim, and Jewish traditions illumine the commonality and interconnectedness of these three traditions through a shared story and archetype. Drawing on traditional expressive arts and ritual, contemporary theater and dance technique, emotionally engaging the audience in a rich image of a shared heritage.


Photo (c) Juan Carlos POMETTA
Info: http://www.miriamdance.commiriamp@mindspring.com, (510) 848-2192

Festival of the Silk Road

20:00, Sat., May 2, 2009
Mexican Heritage Plaza Theater
1700 Alum Rock Ave, San Jose, CA

WCD performed "Keep Her Safe, Please!" at the Festival of the Silk Road by Ballet Afsaneh, and a stellar cast of Bay Area world dance and music groups, a Silk Road bazaar - Art Exhibit, and many special guests...


Info: http://www.dancesilkroad.org/

Eve's Elixir - Eyes of Eve

Fri.-Sat., Apr. 10-11, 2009
Cowell Theatre at Fort Mason
San Francisco, CA

Collaboration of contemporary choreographers of world dance: Ramon Ramos Alayos, Wan-Chao Chang, Riquezas Flamenco, Tom Mayock, Hannah Romanowsky, and Holly Shaw. Wan-Chao Chang Dance presented three works including "Keep Her Safe, Please!", "There" I & II, and "Jih".


http://www.eveselixir.net/

The Rite of Spring - Ballet Afsaneh at the Marin Symphony Pre-Concert Presentation

18:30, Apr. 5 & 7, 2009
Marin Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Marin Civic Center
10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael, CA

Wan-Chao performed as Ballet Afsaneh principal dancer and perform at the Marin Symphony Pre-Concert Presentation demonstrating the ancient Central Asian roots of Stravinsky's ground breaking symphony The Rite of Spring.


http://www.dancesilkroad.org/events-stravinsky.html

Mehmani Noruzi 1388

Sun., Mar. 8, 2009
Cupertino Quinlan Community Center
Cupertino, CA

Wan-Chao performed as Ballet Afsaneh principal dancer and join local artists as guests of the Iranian Federated Women's Club - Payvand to celebrate this timeless hoilday-- Norouz, marking the first day of spring and the new year.

Ballet Afsaneh Showcase: Work in Progress

20:00-21:30, Sat., Feb. 7, 2009
Western Sky Studio
2525 8th Street, Berkeley, CA

San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival Audition

18:30-18:40, Sun., Jan. 25, 2009
Palace of Fine Arts
3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA

Wan-Chao participated San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival Audition with Westwind International Folk Ensemble to present my choreography"Common Prayer" (working progress title "Crossroads"), a Line and Circle dance infused w/ Balkan folk dance steps.


http://www.worldartswest.org

San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival Audition

16:45-17:00, Sat., Jan. 17, 2009
Palace of Fine Arts
3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA

WCD participated San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival Audition with the latest choreography"Keep her safe, please!" an Indonesian & Chinese fusion dance.


http://www.worldartswest.org

Miriam's Well - Sacred Dance, Music & Poetry

20:30, Sat., Nov. 22, 2008
Julia Morgan Theater
2640 College Avenue, Berkeley CA

Wan-Chao joined "Miriam's Well" by Miriam Peretz (World Premiere) with "Ya Elah" "Eliyahu & Qadim" & more special guests. Interweaving dance, live music, poetry and sacred text; the stories of three visionary women gather communal waters from the universal well. The stories of Mary, Maryam, and Miriam from the Christian, Muslim, and Jewish traditions illumine the commonality and interconnectedness of these three traditions through a shared story and archetype. Drawing on traditional expressive arts and ritual, contemporary theater and dance technique, emotionally engaging the audience in a rich image of a shared heritage.


Info: http://www.miriamdance.com miriamp@mindspring.com

"Self unites with the Greater Whole” - The 12th Annual Iranian Arts and Cultural Festival

11:00-18:00, Sun., Oct. 12, 2008
Cupertino Quinlan Community Center
10185 N Stelling Rd, Cupertino, CA

Presentation of modern sufi dances with Ballet Afsaneh for the Iranian Arts and Cultural Festival.


http://www.payvand.org/Events/12th_annual_event.htm

WestWave Dance Festival

19:00, Wed. & Fri., Aug. 20 & 22, 2008
Novellus Theater at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
700 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA

WCD presented choreography "There" at WestWave Dance Festival. The Festival celebrates dance in the Bay Area and it's ever-changing landscape.


Info: http://www.dancersgroup.org

Safar-e Bienteha, Eternal Journey

20:00, Sat., Jul. 26, 2008
Mexican Heritage Plaza Theater, 1700 Alum Rock Ave, San Jose

20:00, Sat., Aug. 2, 2008
Julia Morgan Theater
2640 College Avenue, Berkeley, CA

Wan-Chao Chang performed with Ballet Afsaneh, and presented the choreography "There" at Ballet Afsaneh home season concert.


Photo (c) Juan Carlos POMETTA
Info: http://www.dancesilkroad.org/

2008 San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

Sat.-Sun., Jun 28-29, 2008
Palace of Fine Arts
3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA

Wan-Chao performed Balinese dance "Telek" with Gadung Kasturi Balinese Dance and Music.


Photo (c) RJ Muna

Dancing Across Cultures

May 23, 2008
Palace of Fine Arts
3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA

May 5, 2008
San Francisco Opera House, San Francisco, CA

Wan-Chao performed at Presidio Dance Theatre's event as guest artist and guest choreographer.

Magic of Persia

11:00-17:00, Apr. 19-20, 2008
British Museum
Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG, United Kindom

Ballet Afsaneh is joined by world class musicians Mohammad Nejad, Amir Shahsar and Fariborz Kiani to present a series of performances celebrating Persian heritage and culture, in a special tribute to the Achaemenid period. Weekend-long public cultural performances. Free after Museum admission. Hosted by the UK Persian cultural organization, "Magic of Persia".


Photo by Parima Shahin Moghaddam
http://www.britishmuseum.org

Norouz and Beyond!

18:00-23:00, Fri., Mar. 28, 2008
The Rotunda, San Francisco City Hall, San Francisco, CA

Ballet Afsaneh and Nejad World Music Center performance, hosted by Mayor Gavin Newsom, produced by Turquoise Bridges


Photo Credit: Kambiz Kamrani
http://www.turquoisebridges.org

CEAS-Asian Languages Lunar New Year Party

18:00, Feb. 8, 2008
Stanford, CA

Ballet Afsaneh Showcase of New Work & Work in Progress

19:30, Jan. 26, 2008
Western Sky Studio
2525 8th Street, Berkeley, CA

Presentations of new works by Ballet Afsaneh principal dancers and Academy


http://www.dancesilkroad.org/events/

Auditions for the 2008 San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

15:20, Jan. 13, 2008
Palace of Fine Arts
3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA

Audition with Gadung Kasturi Balinese Dance and Music; perform "Telek"

World Culture Dance and Music Celebration

20:00, Nov. 10, 2007
McKenna Theatre, San Francisco State University
San Francisco, CA

Wan-Chao Chang presented new work "Windows," a dance solo infused with Indonesian/Chinese/Persian dance movement. Collaborated with musician Dan Bales.


http://creativearts.sfsu.edu/events/

Treasures of the Islamic World Gala

Nov. 1, 2007
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
1001 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX 77005

Performing Safar - Journey, as lead dancer with Ballet Afsaneh, at the dedication event for Art of the Islamic World - 2007


http://www.mfah.org

2nd Sundays

14:00, Sun., Oct. 14, 2007
CounterPULSE
1310 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA

Wan-Chao Chang presented "Crossroads", a work in progress choreography with Westwind International Folk Ensemble, in 2nd Sundays Forum.

2007 TAMEJAVI Cultural Festival

17:00, Sat., September 22, 2007
Radio Park and Fresno Art Museum
2233 N. First Street, Fresno, CA

Performance of Persian folk dances with Ballet Afsaneh


http://www.tamejavi.org/

Miss Asian America Pageant

19:00, Sat., Aug. 11, 2007
Palace of Fine Arts
3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA

Directed/Set choreography on Ballet Afsaneh for the Opening Performance on the 22nd Miss Asian Ameria Pageant


www.MissAsianAmerica.com

Indonesian Day 2007

11:30, Sat., Aug. 11, 2007
Union Square
50 Post St./ corner of Powell St., San Francisco, CA

Wan-Chao Chang performed Balinese dance "Legong Supraba Duta" with Gadung Kasturi.


http://indonesiandaysf.com/

SPARK / KQED

Original Airdate: Jul. 18 - 24, 2007

Joined Ballet Afsaneh on KQED's program for the introduction to the company.


Stream Video: https://youtu.be/Ea6yNP1aUgo

Dance in the Key of Life!

Sat., Jul. 7, 2007
Regent's Theater, Campus of Holy Names University
3500 Mountain Blvd., Oakland, CA

Wan-Chao Chang performed Balinese dance "Legong Supraba Duta" with Gadung Kasturi:

Dance in the Key of Life is the Annual Repertory Concert produced by the Mahea Uchiyama Center for International Dance. It is a celebration of dance from the Pacific Islands, and India, featuring performances by faculty and students of the Center for International Dance: Chhandam School of Kathak, KaUaTuahine Polynesian Dance Company, with special guests, Gadung Katsuri.


http://www.mahea.com

2007 San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

Sat.- Sun., Jun. 9-10, 2007
Palace of Fine Arts
3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA

Performed Balinese dance "Legong Supraba Duta" with Gadung Kasturi.


Photo (c) RJ Muna
http://www.worldartswest.org

2007 Dancing Across Cultures

19:00, Fri., May 25, 2007
Palace of Fine Arts
3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA

Performed with Ballet Afsaneh for Presidio Dance Theatre 6th Annual Spring Showcase


http://www.ppaf-sf.org

Song of Generation

15:00 & 20:00, Sat., May 12, 2007
Historic Hoover Theatre
1635 Park Ave., San Jose, CA

Performed with Ballet Afsaneh. Three generations come together to celebrate a diversity of Iranian-American cultural heritage, presented by Ballet Afsaneh & Nejad World Music Center.


http://www.dancesilkroad.org/New%20pages/concertinfo_nw.html

New York, New York: Persian Iranian New Year Parade

13:00-14:30, Sun., Mar 25, 2007
Madison Ave. New York City

Performed with Ballet Afsaneh for this timely celebration of the Iranian heritage. Thousands of community members from across the US participate in this annual event. The parade draws over 10,000 joyous spectators, who gather along Madison Avenue in New York to commemorate the first day of spring and 8000 years of Iranian history and culture.


http://www.persianparade.org/index.htm

Norouz (Persian New Year) Celebration

Fri., Mar. 23, 2007
San Francisco City Hall, San Francisco, CA

Performed with Ballet Afsaneh for the Official recognition of Norouz from the City of San Francisco, presented by Ballet Afsaneh, Nejad World Music Orchestra, Seemorgh Choral Ensemble (formerly Persian Chorus)


Photo Credit: Kambiz Kamrani
http://turquoisebridges.org

Full Circle

20:00, Fri., Feb 16, 2007
Showcase Theater - Marin Civic Center, Marin, CA

Performed with Ballet Afsaneh & Carmen Carnes Dance Ensemble, two critically acclaimed companies present a unique journey through the timeless landscape of dance as sacred ritual combining the rich traditions of the Silk Road with contemporary dance and live musical accompaniment.

http://www.dancesilkroad.org, www.carmencarnesdance.org

Auditions for the 2007 San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

11:30, Sun., Jan 14, 2007
Palace of Fine Arts
3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA

Performed Balinese drama"Legong Supraba Duta" with Gadung Kasturi.

http://www.worldartswest.org/edf/auditions/index.html

Kolo Festival Concert

19:00, Sat., Nov. 25, 2006
Croatian American Cultural Center
60 Onondaga Ave., San Francisco, CA

Performed a Tajik dance solo in Kolo Festival, the Premier West Coast Balkan Dance Festival

Concert of Afghan Dance & Music

20:00, Fri., Oct. 27, 2006
College of San Mateo Theatre, Building 3
1700 West Hillsdale Blvd., San Mateo, CA

Performed Afghan dances with Ballet Afsaneh for a free event as part of One Book Festival honors ‘The Kite Runner’ at College of San Mateo.

http://www.plsinfo.org/features/obocprograms.htm#mdc

28th Annual San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

Sat.-Sun., Jun. 10-11, 2006
Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA

Performed with Ballet Afsaneh in San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival.

http://www.worldartswest.org

Shaab-e Shiraz: Nights of Shiraz

21:00, Sat., Jun. 3, 2006
15:00, Sun., Jun. 4, 2006
Montgomery Theater, San Jose, CA

Performed with Balleh Afsaneh for a concert of Persian and Central Asian Dance Music and Poetry.

http://www.dancesilkroad.org/New%20pages/concertinfo_nw.html

Encyclopaedia Iranica Gala

18:30, Sat., May 13, 2006
Ritz Carlton Hotel, San Francisco, CA

Performed classical Persian dance with Ballet Afsaneh

Fazilat Jalili (415) 730-3904
http://www.iranica-sf.org/index.html

Javanese Music & Dance

20:00, Sat., Apr. 15, 2006
Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Performed Gambyong Pareanom with Lestari Indonesia and Gamelan Sari Raras directed by Midiyanto and Benjamin Brinner.

http://www.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/events.pl/ZOOM/21214

Auditions for the 2006 San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

10:30, Sun., Jan. 15, 2006 (with Harsanari)
14:00, Sun., Jan. 22, 2006 (with Lestari Indonesia)
15:00, Sun., Jan. 22, 2006 (with Ballet Afsaneh)
McKenna Theatre, SFSU, San Francisco, CA

Performed with Harsanari, Ballet Afsaneh, and Lestari Indonesia.

http://www.worldartswest.org/edf/auditions/index.html

RONGGENG! Courtesan Dancers of West Java

19:00, Fri., Dec. 2, 2005
Theater Arts Second Stage, UC Santa Cruz, CA

Performed West Javanese dance with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company and UC Santa Cruz Gamelan.

Walid Sordoor Concert

Evening, Fri., Nov. 4, 2005
Flamingo Place, Fremont, CA

Performed Afganistan and Tajikistan dance with Ballet Afsaneh, for Walid Soroor in concert to celebrate Eid.

Special Persian Benefit Event

17:0 0-20:00, Sun., Oct. 9, 2005
Hotel Sofitel, 223 Twin Dolphin Dr., Redwood City, CA

Performed Persian and Tajikistan dance with Ballet Afsaneh, for a special Persian Benefit produced by the Persian Library Committee to achieve Permanent Recognition for the Persian Community in the New San Mateo Library opening in Summer 2006.

KITKA 25th Anniversary Reunion Concert

Sept. 11, 2005
Old First Church, San Francisco, CA

Westwind International Folk Ensemble performed Wan-Chao Chang's choreography "Uyghur Sanam"

18th Annual Oakland Chinatown Street Fest

13:30, Sun., Aug 28, 2005
Ninth and Harrison Street, Oakland

Performed Jaipong and Bajidor dances from Sunda,Indonesia, wth Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company, for the Chinatown StreetFest which has attracted over 100,000 people from all over the Bay Area to come savor the taste of Asia, and to experience the traditions that Oakland's Chinatown has so diligently preserved.

http://www.oaklandchinatownstreetfest.com/

San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival 2005

Jun. 25-26, 2005
Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA

Performed Jaipong and Bajidor dances from Sunda,Indonesia, wth Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company


Photo (c) RJ Muna

http://worldartswest.org/main/edf_performer.asp?i=74

Dayereh Hasti - Circle of Life

20:00, Sat., Jun. 11, 2005
Montgomery Theater, West San Carlos at Market Street, San Jose, CA

Performed as a guest dancer with Ballet Afsaneh for a Concert of Persian and Central Asian Dance Music and Poetry.


http://www.dancesilkroad.org

Liku-Liku Hidupku: The Story of My Life

20:00, May 14-15, 2005
SomArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan St, San Francisco, CA

Presented with Gadung Kasturi,"The Story of My Life is an original performance piece that blends traditional Balinese dance and contemporary theater arts. It is based on the life of Kompiang Metri-Davies, a professional Balinese dancer, healer, and mother. By following one woman's journey, Liku-Liku Hidupku deals with issues around the movement of women's bodies, arts, and culture both within and between Balinese and American contexts.

Multicultural Springfest 2005

11:00-13:00, May 26, 2005
Frost Amphitheater, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Performing Indonesian Sundanese Dance.

LLH Project Open Rehearsal

14:00-16:00pm, Sat., Apr. 24, 2005
455A Valencia @ 16th, San Francisco, CA

Presented with Gadung Kasturi for a open rehearsal to National Dance Week


http://bacndw.org

A Benefit for Give2Asia’s Tsunami Recovery Fund

Mon., Feb. 7, 2005
San Francisco Hilton, 333 O’Farrell Street, San Francisco, CA

Performed with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company for a benefit event hosted by the Asian Chefs Association and the Hilton San Francisco, to support the Tsunami Recovery Fund, Give2Asia’s fund to help the immediate and longer-term needs of the countries hardest hit by the recent disaster.


http://www.give2asia.org/News/event_chefs.html

CEAS New Year Party

Feb., 2005
Ming's Restaurmant, Mountain View, CA

Presented a dance improvision performance for New Year Party. Hosted by the Center for East Asian Studies, Stanford University.

San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival Audition 2005

15:10, Sat., Jan. 22, 2005
McKenna Theatre, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

Performed Jaipong and Bajidor dance from Sunda,Indonesia, wth Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company


http://www.worldartswest.org/edf/auditions/index.html

Banding Together To Help Homeland

12:30, Sat., Jan. 22, 2005
Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel, Palo Alto, CA

Performed Jaipong and Bajidor dance from Sunda,Indonesia, wth Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company, for the fundraiser for Indonesia.

Indonesian Day 2004

Sat., Aug. 7, 2004
Union Square, San Francisco, CA

Performed with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company for an Open-to-the-public festival dedicated to celebrating the rich history and exotic cultural background of the Indonesian people.


http://www.indoday.com

Bombay to Bali - Stern Grove Festival

14:00, Sun. Jul. 25, 2004
STERN GROVE
19th Ave and Sloat Blvd, San Francisco, CA

Performed as a guest dancer in a Balinese drama "Catur Yuga" world premier with Gamelan Sekar Jaya.

Hai Hwa International Dance Festival

19:00-20:00, Sat., Jun. 19, 2004
Chinese Culture Center
1269 Forgewood Ave., Sunnyvale, CA

Perfomed West Javanese dances with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company.

Traditional and Contemporary Persian Music, Dance and Poetry

20:00, Sat., May 15, 2004
Heritage Theater at Campbell Community Center
1 W. Campbell Ave. @ S. Winchester, Campbell, CA

Performed "Uyghur Sanam" with Westwind International Folk Ensemble.


http://www.dancesilkroad.org

Pasar Senggol

11:00-15:00, Sat., May 8, 2004
San Francisco County Fair Building
9th Avenue @ Lincoln Way, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA

Performed with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company


http://www.indobayarea.org/

Dance Innovations

20:00, Sat., Oct. 11 & 18, 2003
Jon Sims Center for the Performing Arts
1519 Mission St., San Francisco, CA

Presented the choreography "Uygur Sanam" for Westwind International Folk Ensemble, in a benefit performances for the Jon Sims Center for the Arts.


http://www.jonsimsctr.org/dance.html

AsiaAlive

12:30, 14:00 & 15:30 on Aug. 31, Sep. 14, 28, 30, Oct. 7, 2003
Asian Art Museum
200 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA

Presented with Achmad Farmis and Harsanari for a cultural presentation of dances of Java and the ancient stories of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata.


http://www.asianart.org/asiaalive.htm

Art After Hours: Sagas & Ragas

18:30, Wed., Jul. 23, 2003
Asian Art Museum
200 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA

Performed with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company for a fund raising event of San Francisco Asian Art Museum.

Indonesian Day 2003: Origins

Sat., Aug. 2, 2003
Union Square, San Francisco, CA

Performed with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company for an Open-to-the-public festival dedicated to celebrating the rich history and culture of the Indonesian people.


http://www.indoday.com

San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival 2003

Sat.-Sun., Jun. 14-15, 2003
Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA

Performed "Ladarke" with Westwind International Folk Ensemble


http://www.worldartswest.org

Berkeley Free Folk Festival

13:30, Sun., May 4, 2003
Malcolm X School
1731 Prince Street, Berkeley, CA

Performed with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company

Javanese Gamelan

20:00, Sat., May 3, 2003
Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Performed Tari Srimpi Ganda Kusuma, the court dance from Solo (East Java, Indonesia) with Lestari Indonesia and Gamelan Sari Raras.

Edith Coliver Festival of Cultures

11:00-18:00, Sat., Apr. 12, 2003
International House Berkeley
2299 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley, CA

Performed Javanese dance with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company for 2003 Edith Coliver I-House Festival of Cultures (aka: SpringFest), an exuberant, kaleidoscopic celebration of life and culture from around the globe.

An Intimate Evening with Didik Nini Thowok

20:00, Mon.-Tue., Apr. 7-8, 2003
Theatre of Yugen at Noh Space, San Francisco, CA

A San Francisco premiere for this world class traditional Indonesian cross-gender performer. Additional performers include Made Moja, Christina Sunardi, Noni, Amron Paul Yuwono, me, accompanied by live experimental music ensemble Eddie the Rat with Peter Martin.


http://www.amron-paul-yuwono.com
http://www.theatreofyugen.org

Kawit Legong: Prince Karnas Dream

20:00, Fri. & Sat, Mar.21-22,2003
Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Performed as a guest dancer with Gamelan Sekar Jaya and Shadow Light Theater.


http://www.gsj.org/
http://www.calperfs.berkeley.edu

2003 Oregon Asian Celebration

Sat.-Sun. Feb. 15-16, 2003
Lane County Fairgrounds,Eugene, Oregon

Performed West Javanes dance solo for the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in San FranciscoIndonesian Councilate.


http://www.aaforegon.com/asiancelebration2003/

Mahea's Birthday Salon

Dec. 7, 2002
Mahea Uchiyama Center for International Dance, CA

Performed Sundanese dance "Adumanis" with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company.

Javanese Gamelan: Music of Java

20:00, Sat., Nov. 16, 2002
Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Performed a Javanese dance Gambyong Parianom with Lestari Indonesian Group and Gamelan Sari Raras.

International Day

Sat., Oct.18, 2002
Naval Post Graduate School, Monterey, CA

Performed with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company to represent Indonesia at the at International Day, an event held at the Naval Post Graduate School in Monterey.

Indonesian Day 2002

Sat., Aug. 10, 2002
Justin Herman Plaza, San Francisco, CA

Performed with Harsanari Indonesian Dance Company for an Open-to-the-public festival dedicated to celebrating the rich history and exotic cultural background of the Indonesian people.


http://www.indoday.com

Celebrations of Life

Sun., May 26, 2002
Hofmann Theatre, Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA

Performed Bulgarian Sop and Palestinian Harvest Suite with Westwind Internatioanl Folk Ensembl with other dance groups.

Encounter Asia Through the Silk Road

Sat., Apr. 27, 2002
Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco, CA

Performed with Harsanari joined other Asian dancers and musicians in performing at the Asian Art Museum's extravaganza, Encounter Asia Through the Silk Road, a fun-filled evening of sampling fine Asian delicacies presented by dozens of Bay Area restaurants and enjoying live entertainment and dancing.


http://www.asianart.org/

Dancing the Mystery

Apr. 20-21, 2002
Dance Mission Theater, San Francisco, CA

Perfomed "Lardarke" with Westwind International Folk Ensemble, for Dancing the Mystery presented by ABD Productions

Global Village Heritage Dance Series

Wed., Mar. 27, 2002
Hofmann Theatre, Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts

A mini international dance program for school children. Performing Sop, a Bulgarian dance, with Westwind International Folk Ensemble.

Court, Town & Village Music & Dance from Central Java

20:00, Sat., Mar. 9, 2002
Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Performed "Tari Srimpi" , the court dance from Surakarta (Central Java, Indonesia),with Lestari Indonesia & Gamelan Sari Raras


http://www.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/events.pl/ZOOM/11640

Miss Chinatown Pageant

20:00, Sat., Feb. 16, 2002
Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA

Performed "TaGe" a classical Chinese dance with San Francisco Chinese Folk Dance Association.

San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival Audition 2002

16:20, Sun., Jan. 27, 2002
McKenna Theatre, San Francisco State University, CA

Performed "Ludiromadu" ("Sweet Blood"), the first of two sections of Tari Srimpi ("Srimpi Dance"), the court dance from Surakarta (Central Java, Indonesia), with Lestari Indonesia.


http://www.worldartswest.org

World Cultures Student Dance and Music Concert

20:00, Sat., Dec. 1, 2002
McKenna Theatre, San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway (@19th Avenue), San Francisco, CA

Performed a West Javanese dance solo "Adumanis"

Kolo Festival 2001 Concert

Nov. 24, 2001
San Francisco Russian Center
2458 Sutter St.(@Divisadero), San Francisco, CA

Performed Bulgarian dance "Chetvorno" with Westwind International Folk Ensemble for Kolo Fesstival, the premier Balkan folkdance festival of the West Coast.


http://www.KoloFestival.org

Asian Art Musuem - Indonesian Night

19:00, Fri., Dec. 7, 2001
Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA

Performed West Javanes dance solo for the Indonesian Night nosted by Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in San FranciscoIndonesian Councilate.

Chinese Dance Demonstration

08:30-09:00, Fri., Nov. 15, 2001
Jefferson School
3316 24th St., San Francisco, CA

Performed classical Chinese Dance

Dance Mission Celebration

20:00, Fri.-Sat. Oct. 26-27, 2001
Dance Mission Theater
3316 24th St., San Francisco, CA

Performed with Westwind International Folk Ensemble for a benefit performance for Dance Mission Theater.


http://www.dancemission.com/events.html

World Dance

13:15-14:00, Fri. Oct. 26, 2001
1441 Powell Street (@Broadway), San Francisco, CA

A benefit performance for seniors

Indonesian Day 2001

Aug. 11, 2001
Justin Herman Plaza, San Francisco, CA

San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

Sat.-Sun., Jun. 9- 10, 2001
Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA

Performed a Tang Dynasty dance "Ta Ge," or "stepping dance," with San Francisco Chinese Folk Dance Association.


http://www.worldartswest.org

IAC Final Show

May 26, 2001
Zeum
4th St. at Howard @ Yorba Buena Gardens, San Francisco, CA

Presented "Untitled," a solo dance infused Indonesian dance movement.

Kembang Parahyangan (Flower of Sunda): Dances from West Java, Indonesia

14:00, 17:00., May 6, 2001
ODC Theater
3153, 17th Street, San Francisco, CA

Performed west Javanese dances with Harsanari Indonesidan Dance Company.


http://www.harsanari.com
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Chinese and Indonesian Folk Dance Workshop

17:20-20:00, Mon., Apr. 2, 16, 23, 2001
FA 203, SFSU, SF, CA
1600 Holloway Ave., San Francisco., CA

Co-Taught Master Class with Achmad Farmis.

Indonesian Dance Lectures & Demonstrations

17:30-19:00, Thu., Mar. 29, Apr. 12, 2001
Lone Mountain Campus, Room 148, USF
2800 Turk Boulevard (b/w Masonic and Parker, San Francisco, CA

Demostrated a Sundanese dance choreographyed by Achmad Farmis, a master teacher from Bandung, Indonesia.

Kawit Legong: Prince Karnas' Dream

20:00, Fri.-Sat, Feb. 16-17, 2001
Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Performed with Gamelan Sekar Jaya and Shadow Light Theater for Cal Performance "Kawit Legong"


http://www.calperfs.berkeley.edu