San Francisco, CA, March 28, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- Calendar Editors Please Note:
Who: Steamroller Dance Co.
What: San Francisco International Arts Festival
Where: Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture @ Fire House
When: Friday, June, 19:30pm; Saturday, June 2, 5:00pm; Sunday, June 3, 4:00pm
Duration: 30 min (Shared bill with Baobab. Total program 70 mins, with intermission.)
Tickets: $25 General Admission
Box Office & Information: www.sfiaf.org or 415-399-9554
Website URL: http://www.sfiaf.org/2018_steamroller_dance_company
Photos available upon request.
Loserville is a queering dance performance of The Breakfast Club, one of film director John Hughes’ seminal films. Scenes from the Club are embodied by the performers who play with gender and race using timing and comedic physicality to challenge the heteronormative terrain of this cinematic genre.
In 1993, a loosely knit group of artists came together to create guerrilla performances to address the spread of HIV/AIDS to other communities (women, people of color). The company is currently under the direction of founding member Jesselito Bie. In addition to various SF parking lots, Steamroller has also presented work in the Bay Area Dance Festival, the 1996-2000 In the Street Festivals, the 1996-2001 San Francisco Lesbian and Gay Dance Festivals, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Festival of Bay Area Dance, Asian American Dance Performances and Highways Performance Space in Santa Monica.
Artistic Director, Jesselito Bie moved to the Bay Area in 1992 to dance with the High Risk Group and has since performed with many local companies such as Scott Wells and Dancers, Stephen Pelton Dance Company, Cid Perlman/Nesting Dolls, Kulintang Arts, Erika Shurch Performance Project, Jerome Bel, Krista DeNio/ETS, Joe Landini and Kim Epifano/Epiphany Productions. He has also received awards for his choreography from the SF Bay Guardian, the 360 Award from CSUEB for all around Outstanding and Outrageous Queer Dance Work and the Tobie from Bay Area Dance Watch for Best Male Solo. He was also a participant in ODC Theater's Sandbox residency program. He is currently a lead artist at Safehouse Arts.
Contact: Andrew Wood 415-399-9554 (o)
For immediate release 415-305-1102 (c)
Alejandro Payan 626-678-4472
Zenetta Zomalt 925-286-4211