Monthly Archives: September 2016

Choreographers Corner- Trolley Dances 2016- Jess Humphrey

Last but not least, we share a blog with you from Trolley Dances 2016 choreographer Jess Humphrey. Jess is a part of the San Diego State University Dance Department faculty, as well as a facilitator of contact improvisation around town. … Continue reading

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Dancer Blog- Trolley Dances 2016- Britney Castro

We’ve gone one last dancer story to share with you for Trolley Dances 2016: newbie Britney Castro has some great insight as to what it is like to take dance training out of the studio and into the wild that … Continue reading

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Choreographers Corner- Trolley Dances 2016- Zaquia Mahler Salinas

We are so happy to give you the opportunity to get to know choreographer Zaquia Mahler Salinas a little bit better in this week’s Choreographers Corner. Let’s just say she’s part of the San Diego Dance Theater family. She trained … Continue reading

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Dancer Blog- Trolley Dances 2016- Patricia Sandback

This year, we have the privilege of counting Patricia Sandback, a major contributor to the San Diego dance community, among the dancers involved in Trolley Dances. She is performing in an intergenerational work by Jess Humphrey that showcases movers ranging … Continue reading

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Choreographers Corner- Trolley Dances 2016- Monica Bill Barnes

One of our favorite humans, performers and choreographers, Monica Bill Barnes has joined us again this year for Trolley Dances 2016. Last week she flew in for 4 days from New York to choreograph a new work on the SDDT company … Continue reading

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Dancer Blog- Trolley Dances 2016- Eric Navarro & Rosario Lopez

Today you are in luck, because we have the inside scoop from TWO dancers- Eric Navarro and Rosario Lopez. Both are first-time Trolley Dances performers and are also dancing in Zaquia Mahler Salinas’ piece together. They have shared some wonderful background on how they … Continue reading

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Choreographers Corner- Trolley Dances 2016- Bill Shannon

Dance artist Bill Shannon will be venturing from Pittsburgh for Trolley Dances 2016 as a solo performance. Bill is well known for his fusion of dance, skate culture and art installation- all performed with crutches. “Over the past two decades Shannon’s installations, performances, … Continue reading

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