10min dance play

2019 Commissioned Artist

Signals from the West: Bay Area Artists in Conversation with Merce Cunningham at 100

ODC Theater, San Francisco

A slow motion soap opera, a tribute to unsung virtuosity, camp, and the drama of dance. A collaboration with Julie Moon.

Performers Maxe Crandall, Julie Moon, Karla Quintero, and Danny Thanh Nguyen
Sound + Light Environment Julie Moon
Choreography Karla Quintero
Theater Lights Del Medoff
Writer/Director Maxe Crandall

Photo: H. Goidell

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Beautiful Moments in Popular Culture is a theater company based in Oakland. Our mission is to produce performance at odds with commercial theater and to make occasion for underproduced or forgotten theater. Before the pandemic we ran a performance series at The Stud in San Francisco, and soon we will open a venue in the air.
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Current Projects
Plays for Every Occasion  performance series and book project theorizing Occasional Theater