Twice voted Best Local Dance Company by the San Francisco Bay Guardian (2000, 2003), San Francisco's acclaimed CAPACITOR of San Francisco combines dance, new circus, innovative props, and interactive media.
Categories for Capacitor include:
• New Cirque
• Theatre/ Dance fusion
• Large Aerial objects
• Interactive Media
• GoGo- customized
• Weddings- customized
• Walk-around/ Duets
Capacitor, San Francisco's interdisciplinary dance company, is renowned for conceptually-rich, bound-breaking performances. Capacitor artists collaborate with members of the scientific community to create mind-expanding, heart-gripping live performance.
Dance/ Performance Quotes
'I've always felt that it's an artist's duty to listen for the pulse of society," Lomask said. "There needs to be some way of breaking out of dancers performing for dancers. You need to be clear about who you're performing for. Are you performing for dancers or for your generation?"
"It's an interactive age, and Capacitor wants to prove it."
“One of the few dance companies with its own think tank (the Capacitor Lab), Capacitor nimbly crosses genre lines and subcultures, collaborating alternately with the hottest DJs and visual artists, as well as with scientists." ell as with scientists. "
"It was clear just minutes into the first performance, however, that the talent before us was undeniable. A far cry from the almost sideshow acts of rave yesteryear, is this a promising evolution of our club scene? Let's hope so. "
"Visually stunning and mindfully confounding, Capacitor juxtaposes the evolution of mankind against the evolution of technology, stretching the human form across space and time. Some call it modern dance, others a religious experience."
"Capacitor transcended the huge dance club environment. They were able to make all of us mere mortals jostling for beer, waiting in long bathroom lines and counting designer purses a part of their spectacle."
"It's a thrill for nightclub-goers as well, judging from the success of the company's first staging of "Flux Capacitor," its interactive dance party and performance."
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"ingenious. Within Outer Spaces compared heavenly bodies to human bodies and found them equally amazing." New York Times
"It's an interactive age and Capacitor wants to prove it." SF Chronicle
" RAD PLANET: Capacitor's latest: truly groundbreaking. fresh, original food for the mind, as well as the heart." SF Bay Guardian
"awe-inspiring. from the hazy soup of nothingness to the burst of gaseous fires, to the jerky existence of micro-organism. ambitious, and spectacularly successful." The Star, Malaysia
"ATOMIC ENERGY - Maybe it's something in the San Francisco water supply. Maybe it's the hot Californian sun. Whatever the reason, American performance group Capacitor are a most unusual bunch. just allow yourself to be entertained - hugely." The Scotsman
"Visually stunning and mindfully confounding, Capacitor juxtaposes the evolution of mankind against the evolution of technology, stretching the human form across space and time. Some call it modern dance, others a religious experience." Citysearch
"alarmingly good. clever allusions to the stretchiness and stickiness of time. An eerie scene involving a computer was worthy of a painting by a 21st-century Remedios Varo." The Village Voice
"Catch this group now." New York Magazine: Hotlist
"Resonating from an earthquake that took place 100 years ago, this is a powerful aftershock." OffOffOnline
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