Bad Unkl Sista is a performance installation ensemble that combines stillpoint choreography, improvised music, couture costuming, and physical theater elements to produce site-specific experiences that seek to move each witness to a state of extraordinary and memorable being.
“A punk-rock dance psychodrama” – San Francisco Examiner
(October 16-18, 2015) Step into three fully-interactive worlds – a World’s Fair, the Roaring 20’s, and a Depression-era camp – as you navigate the story of the invention of the ultimate disruptive technology: the ability to resurrect the recently dead.
At the heart of Symbiosis 2015 was The Re:Union Palace, a theater-in-the-round containing an 84-hour continuous evolving tapestry of sound, movement and living art curated in collaboration with Bad Unkl Sista and SORNE.
(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.