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sjDANCEco presents "Flying"


sjDANCEco sjDANCEco presents

The 2018-19 Fall Season entitled Flying returns the company to the beautiful California Theatre with two public performances, and again this year a free Youth Performance for under-served Title 1 schools. In its 9th year of collaboration with Barbara Day Turner and the San José Chamber Orchestra, the program will feature the Company Premieres of “Corvidae” by Limón Dance Company Artistic Director Colin Connor and “Flying Colors” by sjDANCEco’s Choreographic Advisor/Mentor Fred Mathews. The Program will also include World Premieres by company choreographers Maria Basile and Gabriel Mata as well as excerpts from José Limón “Mazurkas” which premiered in 2014. Saturday night's VIP tickets include entry into our aftershow Gala, with a chance to meet the dancers and choreographers of sjDANCEco.

Fall 2018 Program Repertory
The 16th Anniversary Season entitled Flying will again be in collaboration with the San José Chamber Orchestra under the Direction of Barbara Day Turner.

Guest Choreographer Colin Connor (Artistic Director, Limon Dance Company/NYC)

Corvidae Company Premiere 6 - 9 dancers – 8 min)

Music: Phillip Glass (Violin Concerto #1, 1st movement)


Fred Mathews (sjDco Choreographic Advisor)

Flying Colors (1977)

Company Premiere (7 - 8 dancers – 15 min)

Music: JS Bach (Violin Concert #2)


Maria Basile (Artistic Director)

TBA - World Premiere (duet)

Music: David Crowell (Open Road)

Hsiang Hsiu Lin (Company DanceArtist/Choreographer)

The Road Not Taken –World Premiere (duet)

Gabriel Mata (Company Dance Artist)

In This Time

World Premiere (4 dancers - 16 min)

Music: Franz Liszt - (Benedictus und Offertorium aus der ungarischer Krönungsmesse)


Gabriel Mata (Company Dance Artist)

Dreaming (2017)

Company Premiere (Solo – 12 min​)

Music & Text: Gabriel Mata (recorded)


José Limón

Suite from Mazurkas (1958)

Revival (4 sections - 4 dancers – 10 min)

Music: Frederic Chopin​


  • Venue: California Theatre
  • Date: Fri October 12, 2018 8:00pm
  • City: San Jose
  • Price Range: $45 to $70
  • Tickets: 408-520-9854
Additional Dates:
Sat October 13, 2018 8:00pm
California Theatre

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