Past Shows & Awards

Recent Shows 

2018:

ODC Theater, “Music of the Actualized Child” (San Francisco, CA) on June 7th-9th

Dance Mission Theater, “COMHAR”(San Francisco, CA) on May 19th

Global Women’s Rights Forum, USF, “Dance As Change Work” (San Francisco) on March 6th

Counter Pulse, “Blessed Unrest: An Arts & Social Justice Festival” (San Francisco, CA) on Feb 24th

Association of Performing Arts Professionals w/ Dianne McInytre, NY City Center Studio, “PMG Arts Showcase” (New York City, NY) on Jan 15th.

2017:

National Performance Network, YBCA (San Francisco, CA) on December 15th & 16th.

Transform Festival, YBCA Forum (San Francisco, CA) on Sept. 14th and 22nd

Hult Center for the Performing Arts (Eugene, OR) 5:30 – 6:15 pm.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s Green Show (Ashland, OR) on Aug. 18th and Aug. 20th

Common Grounds Festival: Family Day, San Francisco Chronicle Parking Lot (San Francisco, CA) on May 20th

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, Yerba Buena Gardens”Choreofest” (San Francisco, CA) on June 9th

Z Space “Fresh Meat Festival”(San Francisco, CA) onJune 15th-17th

Oakland Museum, “The Canvas” (Oakland, CA) on June 30th

Destiny Arts Center, “Ancient Children” (preview), (Oakland, CA) on July 15th-16th

Oregon Shakespeare Festival, “Ancient Children” (preview), (Ashland, OR) on August 18th-20th

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, “Transform Performance Festival” (San Francisco, CA) on September 14th, 15th, 16th, 21st, and 22nd

“San Francisco Trolley Dances”, greater San Francisco area along MUNI bus routes (San Francisco, CA) on October 20th, 21st, and 22nd

Awards

2017

Isadora Duncan Dance Award for Outstanding Achievement Music/Sound/Text
Isadora Duncan Dance Award Nomination, Outstanding Achievement in Performance – Company East Bay Fund For Artists

2016

MAP Fund
California Arts Council, Artists Activating Communities
California Arts Council, Local Impact
California Arts Council, Professional Development Consulting
Center for Cultural Innovation, Next Generation grant
Zellerbach Family Foundation
Oakland Cultural Funding

2015

Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation, Choreography Grant
Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation
East Bay Fund for Artists
Akonadi Foundation, Beloved Community Fund
San Francisco Arts Comission, Organization Project Grant
Oakland Cultural Funding

2014

Kenneth Rainin Foundation, Visibility Awards Grant Oakland Cultural Funding
Zellerbach Family Foundation
Center for Cultural Innovation, Next Generation Grant

2013

Zellerbach Family Foundation
Center for Cultural Innovation, Next Generation Grant Kenneth Rainin Foundation, ODC Opportunity Award

Reviews

“House of Matter was one of the most rocking, joyous dance theater pieces that hit the town in a long time.” – SF Bay Guardian

“Jazz vocalist Valerie Troutt is unquestionably one of the best songwriters around.”
– East Bay Express

Embodiment Project was selected as one of the Bay Area’s “ten companies and artists who challenged expectations or unveiled surprises… in 2012.”  –  SF Bay Guardian

“You can have a first encounter with an artist who pushes you right to the edge of your seat… such was the case with Nicole Klaymoon.”  – SF Bay Guardian

Past Shows (2011-2016)

Cuba Caribe Festival, Laney College (Oakland, CA) April 22-April 24 2016

A.C.T.’S Geary Theater, Seed Language with Destiny Arts (San Francisco, CA) April 16 2016

Laney College Theater, Seed Language with Destiny Arts (Oakland, CA) March 25-April 3 2016

Blessed Unrest Festival, Counter Pulse Theater, March 27 2016

Counter Pulse Theater (San Francisco, CA) March 25 2016

Destiny Arts Center (Oakland, CA) December 19-20 2015

Glide Memorial Fundraiser, The Warfield (San Francisco, CA) December 3, 2015

Bay Area Bold, Yerba Buena Center For the Arts (San Francisco, CA) September 25-26 2015

USF Fall Showcase (San Francisco, CA) 2015

Intersection For the Arts Anniversary, Glide Memorial Church (San Francisco, CA) September 12, 2015

Green Show Green Show, Oregon Shakespeare Festival (Ashland, OR) August 23-25 2015

Party on the Plaza, City of Eugene Cultural Services (Eugene, OR) September 24, 2015

Ashland Pride Festival (Ashland, OR) 2014

Green Show Green Show, Oregon Shakespeare Festival (Ashland, OR) 2014

Cuba Caribe Festival, Dance Mission Theater (San Francisco, CA) 2013

Booking Dance Festival, Jazz at Lincoln Center (New York City, NY) 2014

Deadalus Project, Elizabethan Stage (Ashland, OR) 2013

Green Show, Oregon Shakespeare Festival (Ashland, OR) 2013

Deadalus Project, Elizabethan Stage Oregon Shakespeare Festival (Ashland, OR) 2013

International Hip Hop Dance Festival, Palace of Fine Arts (San Francisco, CA) 2013

West Wave Dance Festival, Z Space (San Francisco, CA) 2013

Walking Distance Dance Festival, ODC Theater (San Francisco, CA) 2013

G.R.A.C.E. Africa (Embu, Kenya) 2012

Deadalus Project, Elizabethan Stage Oregon Shakespeare Festival (Ashland, OR) 2012

Green Show, Oregon Shakespeare Festival (Ashland, OR) 2012

Voluspa A Ghost Dance for 2012, Dance Mission Theater (San Francisco) 2012

Deadalus Project, Elizabethan Stage (Ashland, OR) 2012

Of her Rib, de Young Museum, Koret Auditorium (San Francisco, CA) 2011

Green Show, Oregon Shakespeare Festival (Ashland, OR) 2011

Mani-festival for Change, Dance Mission Theater (San Francisco, CA) 2011

Of Her Rib, Artist’s Fellows Program series, de Young Museum, Koret Theater (San Francisco, CA) 2011