• I am both inspired by and gracious for the opportunity to be a Winter Artist in Residence at CounterPULSE. I have been creating work for over 13 years and realize, that just as in life, there is never a time that an artist does not need support. The moment I stepped into the studio for […]

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  • This is the last week of our residency here at CounterPULSE. It has been a honor and a great opportunity for us to be part of this residency, helping us to continue doing our work. The support and help we have received from CounterPULSE staff is invaluable, from their thoughtful feedback to the solutions of […]

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  • By José Navarrete In 2007 I went to India, and on that journey I experienced everything from horror to beauty: magnificent palaces and temples contrasting with the utmost human misery. Throughout it all, water was at the core of this gigantic human drama. On the one hand, there is a scarcity of the resource due […]

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  • I am humbly accepting of the opportunity to participate in the 2010 CounterPULSE AIR program! I titled my first posting Begin Again because I am thrilled to have just finished a piece (in November) and have support in place to immediately begin the process once again (in December) to share and expand my love for choreographing! […]

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  • http://www.chineseculture.net/guqin/newsletters/09nagaevents/bjtosfreportweb.htm The world premiere of “From Beijing to San Francisco” – a newly commissioned multi-disciplinary work for the guqin developed by Wang Fei, the Founder and Director of NAGA – was performed to great critical acclaim in the Performing Diaspora Festival at CounterPULSE in San Francisco on four consecutive nights from November 19 to 22, […]

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  • My company Deep Waters Dance Theater is in the process of making this piece we are calling, “…our daily bread”. We are exploring the ways that food shapes our cultural identities, how we all have food stories and folklore that ties who we are to the food we eat. We are also looking at how […]

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