THE LOST ART OF DREAMING

by Sean Dorsey Dance

Welcome to THE LOST ART OF DREAMING

We are so glad you’re here.
You are precious and irreplaceable, and
YOU have an important place on this planet and in the Future.

And above all: DREAMING IS YOUR BIRTHRIGHT.

Pictured: Will Woodward, Nol Simonse, Raúl Torres-Bonilla, Sean Dorsey

Sean Dorsey Dance’s multi-year project THE LOST ART OF DREAMING investigates and imagines expansive Futures for our communities. 

We’re doing this through movement research, free interactive online creative tools, a series of dance films, DREAM LABS, our AT-HOME SEASON (online April 16-18, 2021), a sneak peek work-in-progress at Z Space (San Francisco) in Spring 2022, a world premiere in Fall 2022, a national tour (2022-2024), and so much MORE. 

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re doing all of these things SAFELY – out of love for each other and for YOU. We’ve gotten creative about how to connect! Read on below to watch our dance films, take the Futurist Pledge and much more! 

During Sean Dorsey Dance’s AT-HOME SEASON online April 16-18, 2021:
we connected with audiences ONLINE and offered a CONSTELLATION of goodies:

☆ a FIRST LOOK at The Lost Art Of Dreaming project
☆ NEW dance films created by Sean Dorsey Dance
☆ a special message from Sean Dorsey
☆ (our AT-HOME Season was available for $0+ sliding scale)

Some of the humans collaborating to create all this magic are: dancer-collaborators: Sean Dorsey, Nol Simonse, Raúl Torres-Bonilla and Will Woodward. Original music composed by: Anomie Belle, LD Brown, Frida Ibarra, Alex Kelly, Ben Kessler. Costume design by: Tiffany Amundson. Dance film cinematography by: Annalise Ophelian. Technical Director: Emily Paulson. Lighting Designer: Clyde Sheets.

THE LOST ART OF DREAMING is an invitation to 
reclaim, remember, connect, conjure, co-create and manifest OUR BIRTHRIGHT:

JOY
PLEASURE
WELL-BEING
FREEDOM
LOVE

CONNECTION
LIBERATION

AND STARTING IN SEPTEMBER 2021, YOU are invited to be part of the
CONSTELLATION of activities we’ll launch as part of
THE LOST ART OF DREAMING

All of these activities will be launched online: make sure you join our email list to get news and announcements.

constellation graphic by Gwen Park

JOIN THE LOST ART OF DREAMING

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THE LOST ART OF DREAMING has been commissioned by American Dance Festival, Dance Place (Washington DC), 7 Stages (Atlanta GA), Velocity Dance Center (Seattle WA), Queer Cultural Center (San Francisco CA); and developed through residencies with the National Choreography Center in Akron (Akron OH).

THE LOST ART OF DREAMING has been awarded support from the commissioners above, and from the California Arts Council, Kenneth Rainin Foundation, New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project – with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, National Performance Network and San Francisco Arts Commission.

SEAN DORSEY DANCE is the resident company of Fresh Meat Productions – learn more about Fresh Meat Productions here.