Brian Quirk (2014) worked with choreographer Donald Byrd and the Spectrum Dance Theater in Seattle, WA in June on a new work: (IM)PULSE. The Seattle Times said, the work “opens at fever pitch and never lets up. It’s fueled by love, fear, fury and bewilderment.”

Ayad Akhtar (2015) is featured in The New York Times. Taking On Wall Street’s Church of Big Money discusses Ayad’s new play, Junk, and the financial chicanery of the 80s and the era’s influence on today’s blind worship of affluence. Read the full article in the New York Times

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Katharine Hawthorne (2017) has a play, Between the Wish and the Thing, that was reviewed in the 2017 Boulder International Fringe Festival. Katharine wrote and appeared in the work. The ALOCmedia website exclaimed, “Every aspect was a delight for the senses.” Read the review

Mark Foehringer (2012) and his ensemble cast give a contemporary twist on the Nutcracker in a special 50-minute version, performed with live music. December 9-23 at Cowell Theater Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture, San Francisco Tickets

Taylor Ho Bynum (2013) released the recent recording "Enter the Plustet" with Firehouse 12 Records. Album details

Minal Hajratwala (2014) Where Are You From? Lecture and performance at the California Institute of Integral Studies February 1, 2018 7:00pm Learn more

Angie Wilson (2013) is the December 2017 Artist-in-Residence at the de Young Museum. December 6 - 31, 2017 Gallery hours: Wednesday - Sunday 1-5 pm Artist Reception: Saturday, December 16, 3-5 pm, Performance at 4pm Learn more and find tickets

Dušan Týnek (2016) Dušan Týnek Dance Theatre presents two showcases of "Tethered Light" on Friday, January 12th, 2018. Learn more

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Dušan Týnek (2016) Dušan Týnek Dance Theater will premiere Anna on Feb. 16 & 17, 2018 Gerald Lynch Theater at John Jay College Learn more

Weidong Yang (2016) presents DanceHackSF, an annual San Francisco-based event that brings together performers and developers to inspire one another and experiment with emerging technologies, here in SF and around the world. The project was co-sponsored by Kinetech Arts and CounterPulse, in association with Raktor. Learn more

Dipika Guha (2012) + Jason Gray Platt (2012) The 42nd Humana Festival of New American Plays includes a piece called You Across from Me by Jaclyn Backhaus, Dipika Guha, Brian Otaño and Jason Gray Platt. Performed by the actors of the 2017-2018 Professional Training Company and directed by Jessica Fisch. Bingham Theater on Friday, March 23, 2018 at 11 p.m. Learn more

Milta Ortiz (2017) and the ghostwriters wrote A Tucson Pastorela, which will return to Borderlands Theater for the 21st year. December 14-17, Borderlands Theater in Tucson, Arizona Learn more and find tickets

Basil Twist (2005 + winter 2012) presents Jack & The Beanstalk, Glass Guinol: The Brother and Sister Play, Puppet Parlor, Carrie Mae Weems: The Shape of Things in December 2017 Learn more and find tickets

Nancy Karp (1990, 2011, + winter 2014) + Dancers Presents: On Beauty Produced in collaboration with the David Brower Center. Inspired by the Brower Center’s current exhibition, Douglas R Tompkins: On Beauty, which celebrates the life and work of the late conservationist Doug Tompkins, Karp will make a new site specific performance work for the company. February 9 - 11, 2018 Friday, 8:00pm; Saturday and Sunday, 6:00pm and 7:30pm Learn more and find tickets

Nick Hadikwa Mwaluko (2011) Nick Hadikwa Mwaluko's play 37 will be staged at TheatreF1RST in Berkeley through Dec. 23, 2017. Learn more and find tickets