October 19-21 2012, Santa Cruz, CA
Santa Cruz Dance & CP/PP present "Looking Left/Chicago"
An annual low tech festival of dance and performance featuring artists from Santa Cruz and Chicago. Included on the program is the first excerpt from Pearlman's "Your Body is Not a Shark," and works by Peter Carpenter (Chicago), David Lakein (Chicago/Berlin), Smith/Wymore Disappearing Acts (formerly of Chicago), and Santa Cruz/Bay Area choreographers Molly Katzman Sierrah Dietzman, Eli Weiberg, Damara Vita Ganley & Kasey Collins, Dixie Fun Dance Theatre.
November 30 - December 2, 2013
Cid created a new student work for the Cabrillo Winter Dance Concert.
August 3, 2012, Hiiumaa, Estonia
"Kasvuhoone" (Green House) premiered at the Hiiumaa Dance Festival. This new work was created during an intensive rehearsal period in March and April of 2012, with support from the US Embassy/Estonia.
May 25, 2012, Los Angeles, CA
"This is what we do in winter" and works by Cid's Estonian collaborators, at Live Arts Los Angeles
May 24, 2012, Los Angeles, CA
The UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures presents a free noontime performance of "This is what we do in winter" and works by Cid's Estonian collaborators at Glorya Kaufman Hall, Q&A to follow
May 19-20, 2012, San Francisco, CA
San Francisco International Arts Festival presents "This is what we do in winter" featuring dancers from Estonia and the U.S at the Marines Memorial Theatre, Saturday at 9:00pm and Sunday at 5:00pm.
May 17-18, 2012, Santa Cruz, CA
Santa Cruz Dance & CP/PP present "This is what we do in winter" and works by Cid's Estonian collaborators at Motion at the Mill. Both shows at 8:00pm.
March 20 - April 15, 2012, Tallinn, Estonia
Cid returned to Estonia to create a new work for next summer's Hiiumaa Dance Festival
February 17-19, 2012, Santa Cruz, CA
Cid made a dance with UCSC students for the 20th Random With a Purpose
February 23-March 4, 2012, Pocatello, Idaho
Cid was a guest at Idaho State University, where the students learned and performed "Broken String"
December 2011, The Cabrillo Winter Dance Concert
Cid Pearlman and David King co-produce this annual event, featuring dances by Cabrillo College Faculty and guest artists.
November 2011, Tallinn, Estonia
"I'm drowning not waving," created with four dancers aged 12-20 at the Hiiumaa Dance Festival. premiered at Kanuti Gildi SAAL in Tallinn. Collaborators: Ando Naulainen (sound artist) and Pille Kose (scenographer)
October 2011, Looking Left, Santa Cruz, CA
Presented by Santa Cruz Dance & Cid Pearlman/Performance Projects
An annual low tech festival of dance and performance featuring artists from San Deigo to San Francisco. On this year's program are Cid Pearlman (Santa Cruz), Meg Wolfe (Los Angeles), NUGENT DANCE (Los Angeles), Daniel Bear Davis & Kristen Greco (Santa Cruz/Oakland), Damara Vita Ganley & Melecio Estrella (Bay Area), Dixie Fun Dance Theater (New York City/Santa Cruz) and Rebecca Alson-Milkman (Los Angeles). Cid will premiere "The Drowning Poems," created with and performed by Damara Ganley, Molly Katzman and Daniel Bear Davis.
August 2011 , Hiuumaa, Estonia
Cid created a new dance at the Hiiumaa Dance Festival - choregraphed in six days, performed by festival psrticipants.
Cid Pearlman & David King taught in Tallinn and Jõhvi, Estonia. These workshops were made possible with funding from the Union of Estonian Dance Artists and the U.S. Embassy/Tallinn. See our "teaching" page for more information.
May 2011 Cabrillo College Spring Dance Concert
Cid Pearlman and David King co-produce this annual event, featuring dances by Cabrillo College student choregraphers and faculty.
May 2011 Queer
Presented by the San Francisco International Arts Festival at Fort Mason's Southside Theater
A chamber opera by Erling Wold, based on Williams Burroughs' novel "Queer"
Choreography by Cid Pearlman
National Dance Week, Dance in Unlikely Places, preview of the Drowning Poems at the Museum of Arts & History, Santa Cruz. This new trio for Damary Ganely, Daniel Bear Davis and Molly Katzman will have its premiere in the fall on 2011.
Choreography students from Tallinn University performed catch-as-catch-can at the HiiumaaTantsu Festival, an exciting new dance festival on one of Estonia's lovliest islands.
NoTaFe (Noore Tantsu Festival), Viljandi, Estonia
We performed This is what we do in winter, with music by Jonathan Segel,
and catch-as-catch-can, music by Jonathan Segel and Rafe Pearlman.
Cid taught a Choreography workshop and company member David King taught Contemporary Technique.
KorFest, Kanuti Gildi SAAL, Tallinn, Estonia
Unraveled featured two world premieres, This is what we do in winter and Keerulised Keeled, as well as catch-as-catch-can, performed by students from Tallinn Univeristy, and Tie Line, from 2009's Emotional Geographies.
Imagining Bodies Symposium, Tallinn Univesity, Tallinn, Estonia
Cid co-coordinated this dance symposium which featured performance, film, papers, installations and more. 35 presenters from 15 countries gathered in Tallinn to think about the body and its relationship to landscape, memory and community.
We performed excerpts from This is what we do in winter and catch-as-catch-can