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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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Dancer Blog- Trolley Dances 2016- Trevor Polcyn

We’re glad to start off our Dancer Blog series for Trolley Dances 2016 with Trevor Polcyn. In recent years, he discovered his passion for dancing and is cast in one of Jean’s community pieces. He is learning new life skills from his … Continue reading

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Choreographers Corner- Trolley Dances 2016- Jean Isaacs

For our first inside look at Trolley Dances 2016, we thought it would be nice to start with the founder and visionary of this San Diego site-specific tradition- Jean Isaacs!  She has been working on her two dances since early … Continue reading

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Live Arts Fest 2016: Melissa Adao

“MELshake” by Melissa Adao Melissa Adao has been working hard in the San Diego dance community as a choreographer and hip hop educator. Her influence reaches aspiring dance students from Mesa College, Grossmont College and CSUSan Marcos, and she has brought … Continue reading

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