Upcoming Events

2017 Winter/Spring Season:
Quicksilver performs far and wide!

Choreographers' Showcase at SpectorDance

Saturday, February 11 at 8:00 pm &
Sunday, February 12 at 2:00 pm
3343 Paul Davis Drive
Marina, California (near Monterrey)

Venturing beyond the Bay Area and further into California, Quicksilver dancer and Mariah and Hans' fellow Princeton alum, Kristen Bell, will delight the audience with her two solos – one humorous, one melancholy – from "Fledglings."

Midwest RADFest

Saturday, March 11 at 9:00 pm
The Epic Center
Kalamazoo, Michigan

RADFest features contemporary dance from all over the country, so we are thrilled to participate! Mariah will perform "No Sugar, Please" and teach a master class for teens on the morning of Sunday, March 12th.

80th Anniversary Benefit performance for the
Steffi Nossen School of Dance

Saturday, April 1st
SUNY Purchase
735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, New York

As the school that nurtured Mariah's love of dance, technical growth and artistic voice for 10 years while growing up, Steffi Nossen holds a special place in her heart. Thus, we are incredibly honored to be invited to perform "Caesar and Cleopatra" at SNS' 80th anniversary Benefit, and look forward to gracing the stage in NY for the first time in a while!

Shining Lights

Working with photographer Ganesh Ramachandran, a long-time Quicksilver Dance collaborator, Mariah has published a new children's book!

"Shining Lights" recounts the joys and anxieties of a young Bharata Natyam dancer's Arangetram. In the words of one Amazon reviewer: "Shining Lights" is simple yet powerful- it deftly captures the range of intense emotions that accompany any dedicated preparation and performance. I wish I had had such a book to read as a child growing up in the US.... I intend to share this book widely with my young dance students. (Check out more great reviews here!)

More info and purchasing at: www.shantiarts.co.

We now have a tax-deductible donation option!

Quicksilver Dance is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. Contributions for the charitable purposes of Quicksilver Dance must be made payable to “Fractured Atlas” only and are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Fractured Atlas has both online and check donation options. If you prefer giving online, please do so through our page on Fractured Atlas’ website: fracturedatlas.org/site/fiscal/profile?id=10069.

If you prefer donating by check, the check should be made out to “Fractured Atlas,” and then mailed to:
  Mariah Steele
  454 60th Street
  Oakland, CA 94609

Thank you in advance for your support!

Interested in dance and peacebuilding?

Mariah is available to give lectures about using dance in peacebuilding, based on her thesis from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. A successful guest lecture at Emerson College was described by the professor as "Fascinating, well-delivered and compelling because it brings out the hidden power of dance." Please email quicksilverdance@gmail.com with inquiries.

Want to commission a dance?

You can join in Quicksilver's creative process while supporting the dancers by commissioning a dance or a dance-on-film! We'll work closely with you to create a unique collaboration. The dance-on-film also makes a wonderful, memorable gift for anniversaries, birthdays and other special occasions. Please enjoy our first dance-on-film, commissioned in 2012, and our second dance-on-film, commissioned in 2013; and contact us for more information.

Mariah Steele/Quicksilver Dance is a modern/contemporary dance company with roots in
New York City, based in Cambridge, MA from 2010–2015 and now in Oakland, CA, directed by
choreographer Mariah Steele. Using anthropological inquiry and artistic exploration, our dances
delve into contemporary and timeless issues to inspire reflection and imagination
and to spark new perspectives and cross-cultural dialogue.

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Last Modified: 11 Jan 2017
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