Joe Landini Celebrates 25 Years of Making Dance

Joe Landini celebrates 25 years of dance making and a new home for his dance studio Safehouse

Joe Landini celebrates 25 years of dance making and a new home for his dance studio Safehouse. (Photo: Robbie Sweeny/Safehouse)

Choreographer and dancer Joe Landini is celebrating a career spanning 25 years — not an easy thing in the dance world, where bodies take a beating. Landini’s work has always been cutting-edge, and so it’s just as impressive that Landini has signed a long-term lease in the Tenderloin for his studio, Safehouse, where he’ll continue inviting choreographers to create and stage their work for cheap. Landini is staging a mini-festival for the occasion(s), titled 5 on 25. It’s a kind of ‘This is Your Life, Joe Landini,’ with a new work by Landini, plus premieres by longtime collaborators Alma Esperanza Cunningham, Nina Haft, Ronja Ver, and an encore presentation of his collaboration with Amy Lewis called  SoMa Now and Then. Details here.

Joe Landini Celebrates 25 Years of Making Dance 29 November,2017Cy Musiker

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Cy Musiker

Cy Musiker co-hosts The Do List and covers the arts for KQED News and The California Report.  He loves live performance, especially great theater, jazz, roots music, anything by Mahler. Cy has an MJ from UC Berkeley’s School of Journalism, and got his BA from Hampshire College. His work has been recognized by the Society for Professional Journalists with their Sigma Delta Chi Award for Public Service in Journalism. When he can, Cy likes to swim in Tomales Bay, run with his dog in the East Bay Hills, and hike the Sierra.

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