Funders and Thanks

“Dances for Non/Fictional Bodies” was co-commissioned by Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (San Francisco), Fabrik Potsdam (Potsdam, Germany), Tigertail Productions/Florida Dance Association (Miami) and the National Performance Network co-commissioning program.  The commissioning and production of the world premiere was made possible by The Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation Choreographer Collaboration 2008 initiative. The project was made possible in part by a grant from The Creative Work Fund, a program of the Walter and Elise Haas Fund supported by generous grants from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and The James Irvine Foundation and the Fonds Darstellende Künste (Germany) “Dances for Non/Fictional Bodies” was also funded by a San Francisco Arts Commission Organization Project Grant; the Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation; the Lighting Artists in Dance Award, a program of Dancers’ Group; The San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund – Grants for the Arts and the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance project (NDP) with generous support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Ford Foundation, and the MetLife Community Connections Fund of the MetLife Foundation.  Additional technical and production support has been generously provided by the UC Davis Department of Theater and Dance.

Some Examples of our Funding Proposals

Rockefeller Multi-Arts Project (MAP) Fund

NEFA - National Dance Project

Fonds Darstellende Künste

Special Thanks to:

Karen Schaffman and Eric Geiger from PADL, Angela Mattox and the staff at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Uferstudios Berlin: Barbara Friedrich, Ana Rocha, Conny Breitkreutz, Heinz Herlitz, The Ponderosa TanzLand Festival, Stephanie Maher, Gabi Beier, Ron Estes, Leslie Seiters, Della Davidson, Peter Lichtenfels, Lynette Hunter, Yvonne Hardt, Keith Hennessy, H. J. Nieman, Heike Diehm and Thalia Shcure from K3 Berlin, Susanne Foellmer, Peter Pleyer, Nanako Nakajima, Rosamund Grimshaw, E. Kaino Hopper, Josh Steadman, Paige Greco, Eric Kupers, Judith Smith and Axis Dance, Eric Kupers and the CSU East Bay Dance for All Bodies Program, Susan Mizner and the San Francisco Mayor’s Office on Disability, The UC Davis Department of Theater and Dance.