If a YBCA performance is dinner, then Smart Night Out is the appetizer and the dessert. For only $15 in addition to your ticket price, you can immerse yourself in a range of dynamic activities, including a gourmet meal specially paired with Dean Moss’ performance of Nameless forest. With a pre-show hands-on workshop and post-show conversation featuring special guest expert Shannon Jackson (UC Berkeley Professor of Performance Studies and Director, Arts Research Center), you'll make the most of your Saturday night and walk away with a new level of expertise in the field of contemporary dance.
Space extremely limited. Tickets not available online. Please call 415-978-ARTS.
Smart Night Out: Dean MossJan 21, 2012 7:00pm
YBCA Forum$15 in addition to the regular ticket price
If a YBCA performance is dinner, then Smart Night Out is the appetizer and the dessert. This first-of-its-kind program invites you to immerse yourself in a range of dynamic activities surrounding Dean Moss’ performance of Nameless forest.
- Hear exclusive insights into Dean’s work from Shannon Jackson, UC Berkeley Professor of Performance Studies and Director, Arts Research Center.
- Engage in conversation with Bay Area dancers, tastemakers and cultural thinkers.
- Sharpen your observation skills with a look into YBCA’s exhibition, The Matter Within.
- Activate your body and mind to be present and attuned before the performance. Try on some of Dean’s choreography to enhance your connection to the work.
- Indulge in a pre-show dinner custom-prepared to complement the night’s performance.
- Debrief in our post-show space for reflection and cocktails.
With this mélange of backstage experiences, you'll make the most of your Saturday night arts adventure and walk away with a new level of expertise in contemporary dance.Because space for this event is extremely limited, tickets for Smart Night Out are not available online. Please call the YBCA Box Office at 415-978-ARTS (415-978-2787)
YBCA’s programs are made possible in part by:
National Endowment for the Arts
Community Engagement and Youth Education Programs are made possible in part by:
The Bernard Osher Foundation, The Sato Foundation, Wells Fargo Foundation, JPMorgan Chase Foundation, Panta Rhea Foundation, The Kimball Foundation, U.S. Bank and Members of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Innovation, Community Engagement and Audience Development programs supported, in part, by generous grants from:
The James Irvine Foundation, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Dance/USA, Creative Capacity Fund's NextGen Innovation Grant Program, The Wallace Foundation and Adobe Foundation