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6983Reminder: Genny Lim & Melody Takata to Premiere New Shows at Counterpulse Dec. 4-5

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  • Kearny Street Workshop
    Nov 30, 2009
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      Asian Improv aRts presents new interdisciplinary works
      drawing upon cultural legacies that reveal new possibility

      “Where is Tibet?”
      (work-in-progress)
      by Genny Lim with Tsering Dorjee Bawa, Francis Wong, and Lenora Lee

      “Hebi”
      (premiere)
      by Melody Takata with Sri Vishnu Tattva Das

      Friday, December 4, 2009 / 8pm – post-performance discussion
      Saturday, December 5, 2009 / 8pm – reception to follow
      At CounterPULSE

      “Where is Tibet?” focuses on the theme of cultural identity and loss, in a historic, first time interdisciplinary collaboration between Bay Area Chinese and Tibetan American artists.

      Playwright/Director: Genny Lim
      Composer: Francis Wong
      Actor/Musician/Dancer: Tsering Dorjee Bawa
      Dancer: Lenora Lee
      Technical Consultant: Ellen Sebastian Chang

      Presented in association with the Tibetan Association of Northern California and Kearny Street Workshop


      “Hebi” explores the belief in the existence of spirituality in all things and the possibility of community through self-transformation.

      Director: Melody Takata
      Dancers/Musicians: Melody Takata, Sri Vishnu Tattva Das, Gen Ensemble
      Presented in association with Genryu Arts


      CounterPULSE 1310 Mission Street (at 9th Street) San Francisco, CA 94103

      Admission: $15 general, $10 for CounterPULSE members and students

      For tickets, visit http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/88449 or call (800) 838-3006

      For venue information, visit www.counterpulse.org

      For more information, visit www.asianimprov.org, call Asian Improv aRts (415) 908-3636, or email Francis@...

      Supported by CA$H, a grants program administered by Theatre Bay Area in partnership with Dancers’ Group, James Irvine Foundation, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Grants for the Arts/SF Hotel Tax Fund, San Francisco Arts Commission Cultural Equity Grants Individual Artist Commissions, Zellerbach Family Foundation.