Parangal presents Sambuyoga Malna at SF Trolley Dances
Fri Oct 15 2021 at 10:00 am to Sun Oct 17 2021 at 04:30 pm
425 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105-2501, United States | San Francisco, CA
AdvertisementParangal is excited to present the world premiere of Sambuyoga Malna and take part of the 18th San Francisco Trolley Dances presented by Epiphany Dance Theater!
Sambuyoga Malna presented at SF Trolley Dances 2021 is a work in progress, world premiere of its full production, inspired from Kadtumana the last rite or culmination of the ipat, pre-Islamic healing ritual, sending away the spirits back to their dwelling places after 3 or 7 days invitation in the spirit festival ipat.
The main dance program highlights the evolution of Maguindanaon Sagayan from traditional to festive contemporary as part of Sagayan archiving Living Traditions through Alliance of California Traditional Arts
It introduces the main characters
Paramata Bantugen - Jonathan Michael Mercado
Balatamay Lumena - Darren Garza
Alongan Pidsayana - Jan Luce
The role of patutunong (shaman) - Eric Solano
and community’s key parts in the event - this piece highlights the Maguindanaon/Muslim identity through attire
Faisal Monal, Bapa Kalikod Samad, Bapa Danny Mokatil
Traditional Music led by Major Julian and Matthew Espina Harris
Dance Leads: Melisa Mayeda, Jonathan Michael Mercado
New works choreographed by Eric Solano
and restaged dances from Salamindanao Dance Company Cotabato, Mindanao, Philippines
October 15 Kids on Track
10AM, 1045AM, 1130AM, 1215PM
11AM, 1145AM, 1230PM, 115PM, 2PM
Salesforce Transit Center in San Francisco
Photo by Amani Marina
Take a ride with Epiphany Dance Theater
for the 18th Annual San Francisco Trolley Dances 2021!
With on-site performances occurring Oct. 15th for Kids on Track students as well as the 16th and 17th for the general public and online on-demand viewing available for the remainder of the year – Epiphany Dance Theater brings you a free film festival of site-specific dance co-curated by Executive Artistic Director Kim Epifano and Managing Director Jes DeVille, featuring a revamped Kids on Track educational program spearheaded by Education & Communications Director Kayla May Paz Suarez.
2021’s iteration spans San Francisco’s East Cut / Rincon Hill and Castro districts, pairing artists and ensembles with specific sites along a historic MUNI route for 6 to 10-minute performances in response to the physical environment, architecture, and history of the city.