I hope all is well with you, your family, and communities. This is a newsletter to broadcast the launch of upcoming performances. Below are calendar announcements and a 3-minute "STREAMER Series – Overture Episode" that combines a personal story by Henry Mancini who reveals anecdotes from the 1960s film industry, and aerial dance.
Flyaway Productions Presents:
Meet Us Quickly With Your Mercy
October 14-17, 2021 Thursday through Saturday, 7PM & 8:30PM (two shows a night) + Saturday, 5PM matinee Sunday, 7PM only
CounterPulse 80 Turk Street, San Francisco, California
First two Thursdays in November: 11/4 & 11/11 (pending) 6:30-10:30 pm Stevenson St, between 6th and 7th st Downtown SF FREE In a line up of live music, aerial performances, and a hip hop dance battle.
We will present an excerpt of a new Wicks Works creation inspired by the mastery of Loie Fuller's use of fabric and light.
Photos by Robbie Sweeny during HWW residency at Project Artaud's SPACE 124 – October, 2020.
Looking a bit further ahead: Love, A State of Grace Zaccho Dance Theatre in Grace Cathedral February 11-17, 2022
Photo by Joanna Haigood, Artistic Director of Zaccho Dance Theatre
STREAMER Series: Overture
"Stars Aligned" edit by Helen Wicks. Performances by Ciarra D'Onofrio, Sandia Sexton, Helen Wicks, and Erin Yen. Audio: Henry Mancini recorded at Joe Gershenson's funeral, 1988. Permission to use by Ginny Mancini April, 2021. Rigging by Benjy Young.
Thanks to the Dancers' Group CA$H Grant for supporting Helen Wicks Works in the creation of new production processes while supporting the resilient ecosystem of performance artists in the the Bay Area.
Please feel free to share the above information with anyone in your network as we need – now more than ever – the societal healing that takes place when audiences gather together for live performance.
Towards the ignition of imagination, collective envisioning, and spiritual relief through aerial acrobatics...