Upcoming Events

If you missed Touch Bass at ODC Theater, come see it at Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA)

Watch Touch Bass online!

While you are sheltering in place, join us for a special encore screening of the premiere performance of Touch Bass, hosted by BAMPFA – streamed online via YouTube Live on Thursday, May 7 at 7pm (PT). The screening will be preceded by a live interview with Risa and Lisa and followed by a Q&A via YouTube chat. 


If you're unable to join us on May 7, the video will remain available for the following week at bampfa.org/event/livestream-touch-bass

Live performances of Touch Bass at BAMPFA

Due to the temporary closing of BAMPFA during the Coronavirus pandemic, Touch Bass at BAMPFA, originally scheduled for May 7/8 has been rescheduled for February 26-28, 2021. Details will be available here and at the BAMPFA website.

BAMPFA (Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archives)

2155 Center Street, Berkeley

“Touch Bass” is an extraordinary showcase of Jaroslow and Mezzacappa’s creativity, and belief in the power of relationships."

SF Examiner

"In one of the most honest and pure performance collaborations I have seen so far this season, choreographer Risa Jaroslow and composer Lisa Mezzacappa birthed a rich, living environment for dancers Brendan Barthel, Tara McArthur, Lauren Simpson, musicians Mezzacappa, Eric Perney, Matt Small and three upright basses. The nine explored this democratic container of movement and sound, engaging with lush artistry..."

Heather Desaulniers, Critical Dance

The Elders Project will perform with Destiny Arts in a new work, The Black (W)hole

The performances of The Black (W)hole at Laney College have been canceled due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Over the next months Destiny Arts will create The Black (W)hole feature film. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

For more information about the film: destinyarts.org/the-black-whole/

Click here to learn more about the Elders Project

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