Recent 2017 Activities:
Smith/Wymore’s Disappearing Acts, ODC Theater, Nov. 30- Dec. 2
Graham presents his research “The Book is my Body: Demystifying the Improvisational Pedagogy of Gaga” at the annual CORD/SDHS conference October 22, 2017.
September 28 – October 1, 2017
ODC Theater, San Francisco, CA
“Alpha Mouse”…an evening-length dancetheatre piece looking at gender and the desire to understand. With a cast of 13 dancers!
SF Chronicle article
Daily Cal article
July 26-28, Tahoe City, CA
JGDT performs an excerpt of “Mouse Marrow” (duet) with Galen Rogers and James Graham
June 22-24, 2017 ODC Theater, SF
“Two Dimes and a Nickel” (World Premiere)
James Sofranko commissions James Graham to choreograph for his Repertory Company SFDanceWorks.
James Graham & Sebastian Grubb were recently awarded an IZZIE (Isadora Duncan) Award for Outstanding Achievement in Performance as an Ensemble in their duet performance of JGDT’s “HOMEROOM.”
Published May 2017
Interview and conversation with Culture Vulture’s David Moreno about Gaga, being a teacher in the Bay Area, and JGDT’s work.
July 1-3, 2017
Resodancer produced/hosted a Gaga and JGDT Repertory workshop.
July 3-8, 2017
Gaga Paris produced/hosted a Gaga, Repertory, and Improvisation workshop taught by James Graham and Stefan Ferry in Micadanses Studios.
***With a special performance of “HOMEROOM” by Sebastian Grubb & James Graham July 7!
James Graham Choreographed “Meta Morphic” a world premiere group work focusing on Earth, Air, Fire, Water, and Marrow (Human). April 20-29, 2017, Zellerbach Playhouse
The participants of James Graham’s Choreography & Performance Spring Workshop at LINES Dance Center shared their culminating piece in two live performances in San Francisco…
Mint Plaza, HeART of Market, April 21, 11-12Noon
Union Square, Bay Area National Dance Week, April 26, 12:30-1:30pm
DANCE LOVERS 6
February, 10-12, 2017, Joe Goode Annex
JGDT’s 6th Annual Valentine’s Weekend event
…duets by couples, crushes, and comrades
James Graham & Galen Rogers
Arletta Anderson & Adam Smith
Rogelio Lopez & Andrew Merrell
Anna Long & Daniel Chenoweth
Grace Towers & Ismael Acosta
Rachel Laws & Jane Selna
February 3-4, 2017, Shotgun Players’ Ashby Stage
Shotgun Players presented 2015’s crowd-favorite HOMEROOM. JGDT performed an excerpt from this duet, and shared the evening with Home Mohr Dance’s Manifesting.