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Hivery Circle: An Evening of Dance on Film

Hivery Circle August 2017

This month’s Hivery Circle will feature the creative process of dance filmmaking.

We’re excited to showcase a program of short dance films by female filmmakers presented by San Francisco Dance Film Festival, including a short film by Grace Kraaijvanger, our Founder + CEO.  

On stage, Grace will be joined by Festival Founder Greta Schoenberg and other local dance filmmakers. Together, they will share their stories of dance, creativity, passion, and giving back.

Join us for a not-to-miss summer gathering that celebrates creativity! Guests will enjoy sips by Liana Estates and lite bites by Farmhouse Lab. This Tuesday evening happy hour is the perfect way to celebrate #womendoingcoolstuff.

Don’t hesitate to come alone and mingle with your Hivery community or feel free to bring a friend.

ALL ARE WELCOME at this beautiful celebration of art and creativity! 

Free for Hivery members; $20 for non-members. Join us! 

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Greta Schoenberg
Founder / Director of Programming
San Francisco Dance Film Festival

A Northern California native, Greta danced with the Norwegian National Ballet and as a freelance dancer in Copenhagen, Amsterdam, and San Francisco. Her short dance films have screened in festivals across the US and abroad, including in the UK, Hong Kong, Mexico and Brazil. She founded the San Francisco Dance Film Festival in 2010, which was recognized with a GOLDIE Award (Guardian Outstanding Local Discovery) by the San Francisco Bay Guardian in 2014 and an Izzie (Isadora Duncan Dance Award) in 2015, and is now launching its eighth season. Greta has been a guest lecturer on dance film at San Francisco State University and at UC Berkeley’s Osher Center for Lifelong Learning. She presents programs annually at the San Francisco Public Library and recently served on the jury of Cinedanse Québec. Greta is currently on the ballet faculty of ODC’s Youth and Teen Program and lives in San Francisco with her husband and two children.


Kate Duhamel
Filmmaker,  Production Designer

Based in San Francisco, Kate Duhamel designs projections for stage productions, and produces, writes and directs films, focusing most of her work on dance and music.  She has directed a large body of short dance films that have shown in dance and film festivals around the world, shown in museums, won accolades and been licensed for broadcast. As a video designer, she recently created work for a world premiere ballet, choreographed by Gemma Bond for a cast of dancers from ABT, and for two SFOpera Lab Chamberworks productions. She received rave reviews for her innovative video designs for "Swimmer," a world premiere ballet for San Francisco Ballet hailed in the press as "a splashy, mind-blowing mixed-media spectacle." Forthcoming work includes directing a film for San Francisco Ballet's upcoming New Works Festival, and directing a virtual reality film for SFJazz. Kate works actively behind the scenes as well in the dance and music communities of San Francisco, serving on the boards of San Francisco Ballet, SFJazz, and Alonzo King LINES Ballet. 

Lindsay Gauthier

Lindsay Gauthier is a San Francisco based filmmaker. She began her work as a professional dancer and photographer before delving into dance filmmaking. Her films have screened nationally and internationally, including in New York, Amsterdam, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Vancouver. She is the Managing Artistic Director at Rapt Productions in San Francisco where she directs, produces, shoots, and edits documentary films, promotional shorts, and dance films. As a camera operator specialized in dance documentation, she films performances for professional dance companies all over the San Francisco Bay Area, including LINES Ballet and the San Francisco Ballet. Gauthier is also the Producer of San Francisco Dance Film Festival's Co-Laboratory project, in which she guides and facilitates collaborations between professional filmmakers and professional dance choreographers with the goal of making short dance films. Gauthier is passionate about progressing the field of dance film through her own creative work as well as through her support of other artists’ development. 

Deborah Slater

Deborah Slater
Artistic Director

Deborah Slater is Artistic Director of Deborah Slater Dance Theater, and Art of the Matter Performance Foundation. She is the recipient of nine NEA Fellowships, and received a 2007 Isadora Duncan Dance Award. She received a Gerbode Foundation Grant, and was chosen for five Djerassi Foundation Residencies. Slater has taught at Osher Lifelong Learning, the Fromm Institute, Cal Arts, and Stanford. She was on the Steering Committee for National Dance Week in SF, and served on the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Djerassi Resident Artist Foundation.