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 - April 13, 2021

The Rainin Fellowship recipient talks about her spiritual approach to creating new work and how it has evolved during the pandemic.

Lou Fancher - March 29, 2021

The composer finds musical inspiration in children’s games, puzzles, found sound, and above all else, other creative spirits.

Lou Fancher - March 8, 2021

A year of pandemic has forced even video-shy artists to confront new norms for reaching an audience. Front-line musicians tell SFCV about the experience.

Lou Fancher - March 8, 2021

The Puerto Rican composer and multi-instrumentalist talks to SFCV about her latest works and finding new ways to make music in 2021.

Lou Fancher - February 22, 2021

Choreographer Robert Moses and Denise Saunders Thompson, of the International Association of Blacks in Dance, discuss increasing Black influence and the added challenges of the pandemic.

Lou Fancher - February 8, 2021

This year’s cohorts are featured in upcoming concerts with the LA Chamber Orchestra and with young musicians from Kaufman Music Center.

Lou Fancher - February 2, 2021

The collaborative song cycle melding prison choirs, professional musicians, and cinematographers in a mashup of Fidelio, Black composers, and more streams this month.

Lou Fancher - January 25, 2021

2021’s Best of the Festival celebrates dance-film premieres from all corners of the world.

Lou Fancher - January 18, 2021

The bicoastal dance company premieres a new work Jan. 29–30.

Lou Fancher - January 4, 2021

The charismatic young trumpeter and vocalist performs for Cal Performances at Home with her quintet.