Bad Unkl Sista is a performance installation ensemble that fuses stillpoint choreography, improvised music, couture costuming, and physical theater elements while producing site-specific experiences that seek to move each witness to a state of extraordinary and memorable being.
Deep Listening classes allows us to deepen, expand, and cultivate our listening and music appreciation abilities through experiential learning and analysis (classes each Tuesday 10/28/2014-12/16/2014).
Studies in Stillness training draws from the threads of accumulated life experience to bring to the surface valuable core movements and emotional content (classes resumed each Sunday starting 9/28/2014).
(2013) The closing reception for Urbanauts, a fellowship based on the aesthetics and function of hidden systems at the de Young Museum. Bad Unkl Sista offered Butoh-inspired processions and performance installations throughout the evening.
Bad Unkl Sista offered processions and performance installations during its annual pilgrimage to the playa – including TEDx Black Rock City, Dustfish, and a spectacle-scale procession in memory of Pepe Ozan – while expressing this year’s theme, Cargo Cult.
(2012) An opera-scale production of Butoh-inspired choreography, aerial work, music, couture costuming, and art installation – an exploration of the cycle of living and dying, developed and presented by Bad Unkl Sista.