Lou Fancher

Lou Fancher is a San Francisco Bay Area writer. Her work has been published by WIRED.com, Diablo Magazine, Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times, InDance, East Bay Express, Oakland Magazine, SF Weekly, and others.  She is a children's book author, designer and illustrator, with over 50 books in print. Also a choreographer, ballet master and teacher, she coaches professional ballet and contemporary dance companies in the U. S. and Canada.  Visit her website online at www.johnsonandfancher.com.

Articles By This Author

Lou Fancher - October 3, 2022

The multimedia project from the inventive artists at Thingamajigs takes on a difficult subject with plenty of creativity.

Lou Fancher - September 10, 2022

The annual festival that places a dozen grand pianos throughout the San Francisco Botanical Garden has a special opening concert planned.

Lou Fancher - August 29, 2022

Set in the British Raj, this Marriage of Figaro features Indian folk dance to Mozart’s music and much more.

Lou Fancher - August 1, 2022

The world-premiere musical takes inspiration from African mythology and countless songwriting styles.

Lou Fancher - July 15, 2022

The vocalist has much to share about jazz, the human condition, politics, and the creative life. Here, she drops just a bit of her accumulated wisdom.

Lou Fancher - June 27, 2022

Classical singer and musicology Ph.D. Majel Connery talks about expanding her horizons and changing career paths midstream.

Lou Fancher - May 24, 2022

The school’s annual Spring Festival returns this month, while 13 student and alumni dancers have been promoted within the company.

Lou Fancher - April 18, 2022

As part of its centennial celebration, the CMC is offering a free concert: A Song of Triumph: The History of Black Music.

Lou Fancher - April 11, 2022

The LA Phil and Deaf West Theatre reimagine Beethoven’s only opera as a feast for the eyes as well as the ears.

Lou Fancher - February 28, 2022

We chat with the artist about her devotion to Ludwig van B, her teaching gig at UCSB, and her ambitious new release with Robert Koenig.