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 - January 3, 2023

Her company’s latest work, Talking Circle, is a collaborative effort that draws on movement, music, and personal experiences.

Lou Fancher - November 28, 2022

HALIE! recounts the joys, hardships, and remarkable music that underscored the gospel singer’s career.

Lou Fancher - November 8, 2022

Students and faculty at Stanford Medicine now have a group creative outlet.

Lou Fancher - October 24, 2022

The South African group with a worldwide following shares a message of hope on its U.S. tour.

Lou Fancher - October 18, 2022

Despite challenges, the company has had a vital impact on the Bay Area, presenting African and African American dance.

Lou Fancher - October 18, 2022

SFCV chats with the star violinist about her many enthusiasms, both in art and in life.

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.