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 - November 6, 2023

Into the Dark features a diverse ensemble of blind and sighted performers and will have audiences using their senses in a different way.

Lou Fancher - October 21, 2023

Crossing stylistic boundaries, Gordis’s concert for Berkeley’s MusicSources next month will show the versatility of her instrument.

Lou Fancher - October 15, 2023

Whether it’s preparing the SFS Chorus or conducting the LA Master Chorale, Wong has a knack for bringing musicians together.

Lou Fancher - October 10, 2023

When Hanzhi Wang and Avi Avital share the stage at Cal Performances this week, familiar music will get a whole new twist.

Lou Fancher - September 19, 2023

Crediting her parrot, Lulu, as a collaborator, Reid brings her piece Ambient Bird to Berkeley’s Live Oak Park for the fall equinox.

Lou Fancher - September 5, 2023

Her latest work deals with the mixed-race experience thorough a variety of musical and movement styles.

Lou Fancher - August 15, 2023

The SF International Piano Festival showcases Van Ostrand in a heavyweight recital, made lighter by Ohlsson’s guidance.

Lou Fancher - July 18, 2023

The new artistic director has strong ideas about how to program, but she’s in tune with the spirit of the place.

Lou Fancher - June 19, 2023

The Berkeley-raised musician chats with SFCV about their Peruvian roots and creating the time and space for healing.

Lou Fancher - June 12, 2023

Choreographer Joanna Haigood and Zaccho Dance Theatre are planning for a performance that gets everyone involved.