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Directed by Eric Geiger


@ Mandell Weiss FORUM

March 12 - 15

The Performance

Sure to inspire, this exciting range of interdisciplinary collaborations in dance theatre highlights the unique talents of our students in original, innovative choreography by faculty choreographers, Eric Geiger, Margaret Marshall, Patricia Rincon and Yolande Snaith who welcome this season’s guest artist from New York, Miguel Gutierrez.



The Director

Eric Geiger studied dance as a merit scholarship student at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center in New York City, received his B.F.A. from the San Diego Design Institute and his M.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies in both Scenic Design and Dance from San Diego State University. Eric was a company member of the Bill T Jones/ Arnie Zane Dance Company in New York City, where he also taught company class, set company repertory and assisted Mr. Jones. He was also a company member of the Lyon Opera Ballet in France, Djazzex Modern Dance in the Netherlands, Joyce Trisler Dance Company in New York City, and V-TOL Dance in London. As a guest artist he has performed with ODC in San Francisco, San Diego Ballet, San Diego Dance Theatre, Lower Left, Allyson Green Dance, Gabriel Masson Dance, Yolande Snaith and imaGomoves, and Patricia Sandback and Dancers. In San Francisco, he facilitated movement workshops for The Medea Project, Theatre for Incarcerated Women, directed by Rhodessa Jones. As well as outreach work both nationally and internationally, Eric has been teaching various forms of dance and dance techniques within the community of San Diego since 1999. In 2000, he was the recipient of a San Diego Area Dance Alliance Tommy Award for best male performer. Eric has been the Associate Artistic Director of McCaleb Dance in San Diego since 1998, working in collaboration with Artistic Director Nancy McCaleb, where he has performed, choreographed, and designed sets and costumes for numerous works

The Choreographers

Guest Choreographer
Miguel Gutierrez -- I am a dance and music artist based in Brooklyn. I create group work with the Powerful People and I also make solos. Since 2001 I have made enter the seen, I succumb, Sabotage (in collaboration with Jaime Fennelly), dAMNATION rOAD, Retrospective Exhibitionist and Difficult Bodies (2006 Bessie winner) and most recently, myendlesslove and Everyone. I just completed a commission by Melbourne, Australia-based Phillip Adams to make a short section that sits inside of a larger work that he is making for his company BalletLab entitled Brindabella. I think my section is called I HATE OUTSIDE. I have been lucky to collaborate with a wide range of contemporary dance, music and visual artists. My work has been presented in: NYC at various venues, including Dance Theater Workshop, The Kitchen, MIX: The NY Lesbian and Gay Experimental Film Festival, across the country at Diverseworks in Houston, TX and the Flynn Center in Burlington, VT, and internationally in festivals such as ImPuls Tanz in Vienna, Springdance Festival in Utrecht and Touch:2005 in Archangel, Russia. View Mr. Gutierrez’s complete biography at: http://www.miguelgutierrez.org/Bios/miguel3.html

Margaret C. Marshall, known for her investigative and witty eclectic choreography, excellence in teaching, and innovative leadership, is the Founder of Dance Program at the University of California, San Diego.

Patricia Rincon, Artistic Director of the Patricia Rincon Dance Collective since 1982, creates engaging dance that is risk-taking and which engages topics of place, gender, politics and race. Her work mixes circus acts, dance and theatre. Ms. Rincon also focuses her work in Centro Mexico, Latin America, Europe and San Diego.

Yolande Snaith is an internationally acclaimed choreographer renowned for her strikingly visual, dreamlike, deliciously eccentric dance theatre creations. "A true original. She is absolutely groundbreaking." (Film Director, Stanley Kubrick)


The Dancers

The Creative Team




Director - Eric Geiger
Production Stage Manager - Kevin Robert Fitzpatrick
Scenic Designer -Colin McGurk and Ian Wallace
Costume Designer - Allison Crutchfield, Sohhee Han,
and Alina Bokovikova
Lighting Designer - Omar Ramos and Sarah Cogan
Sound Designer - TBA
Asst Stage Manager - TBA
Asst Scenic Designer - TBA
Asst Costume Designer - TBA


Thu Mar 12 at 8:00 pm OPENING
Fri Mar 13 at 8:00 pm
Sat Mar 14 at 8:00 pm
Sun Mar 15 at 7:00 pm CLOSING


Located at: Mandell Weiss FORUM

Parking Passes Required: Monday through Friday. Weeknight passes are $2 per vehicle from the vending machines located in the UC San Diego Theatre District/La Jolla Playhouse parking lots and entry display case. Please remember your parking space number. You will need it to purchase your parking pass.

Note: Machines take all major credit cards except Discover and when paying with cash you must use exact change, NO CHANGE GIVEN.

Parking Passes Not Required: Saturdays and Sundays


Cars without permits are subject to ticketing by UCSD Campus Police. The Theatre & Dance Department does not have the authority to waive and cannot pay parking tickets.


Advance tickets for this production are available Monday-Friday, noon to 6 pm by calling the Box Office at 858.534.4574 or in person at the Theatre District’s Central Box Office at the Sheila & Hughes Potiker Theatre. 

At-the-Door tickets, if available, can be purchased one hour before show time at the performing theatre’s box office at Mandell Weiss FORUM.

General Admission: $20
UCSD Faculty/Staff and Seniors (over 62): $12
UCSD Students/UCSD Alumni Association (with ID): $10

Reserve Tickets


Production Photos

Coming Soon.


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