“…transcends time and geography”

Paul Hertelandy, San Jose Mercury News




Nancy Karp + Dancers

40th Anniversary Season


Featuring music by David A. Jaffe

Performed by the Friction Quartet

Production design by Jack Carpenter


Nancy Karp + Dancers celebrates its 40th Anniversary with a new multidisciplinary work that embraces the interconnectedness of the natural world - an apt metaphor for our present times.

Friday, October 28 | 8 PM 
Saturday, October 29 | 8 PM
Sunday, October 30 | 3 PM


Dresher Performance Studio,

Oakland, California

Tickets available: August 15, 2022

Photo credit: John Hefti
Dancer in photo: Sonsherée Giles

Nancy Karp + Dancers

piano, piano

a new full evening work

Featuring music by Jay Cloidt,

with pianist Marja Mutru 

Thursday, February 27 | 8 PM with Opening Reception 

Friday, February 28 and Saturday, February 29 | 8 PM

Sunday, March 1 | 3 PM with Closing Reception

West Oakland, California

Tickets available here

Seating Limited: Advanced Purchase is strongly encouraged

Photo credit: John Hefti

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Nancy Karp + Dancers


On Beauty

February 9, 8pm

February 10 and 11, 6pm and 7:30pm

David Brower Center

2150 Allston Way, Berkeley

Tickets on sale now

Limited seating per show

The David Brower Center advocates for the beauty,

diversity, and ecological integrity of Earth.

Rita Felciano's Preview for On Beauty

Heather Desaulnier's SF/Arts Preview for On Beauty

Photo credit: John Hefti

Nancy Karp + Dancers

RAWdance Concept Series: 20

Excerpts from Memory/Place

Saturday, March 25th 2017 at 8pm;

Sunday, March 26th at 3pm and 7pm


The Green Room at SF War Memorial/Veterans Building

401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco

Pay-What-You-Can at the door

Photo credit: John Hefti

Nancy Karp + Dancers


February 10th and 11th, 2017 at 8pm; February 12th at 7pm


ODC Theater in San Francisco

Tickets available here

Opening Night Post-performance discussion with the artists, moderated by Rita Feliciano. 

World premiere of "Memory/Place," a full evening work, featuring two commissioned music compositions by composers Kui Dong and Robert Honstein, and

the Grand Duo by Lou Harrison

Visual Design by Jack Carpenter with Thekla Hammond

Costume Design by Lydia Tanji

Dancers: Peter Cheng, Janet Collard, Sonsherée Giles, Sebastian Grubb, Katie Kruger, and Amy Lewis

Musicians: Sarah Cahill (Piano), Kate Stenberg (Violin),

Gianna Abondolo (Cellist)

These performances are supported in part by the Lighting Artists in Dance Award, a program of Dancers' Group, the Kenneth Rainin Foundation ODC Opportunity Fund,

the Zellerbach Family Foundation, and individual donors

Photo credit: John Hefti