Open Rehearsals Coming UP!

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Join UPside Dance Company for two OPEN rehearsals on Sunday, Feb 8th at Yoga On Center and sunday, Feb 22nd at Healdsburg SHED for an intimate look at the creative process. Catch a Sneak-peek of their provocative new project, ‘Chrysalis’ ! Some insider-info is rumored to be revealed!!!

These OPEN Rehearsals will give you an up-close opportunity to visit with the dance artists, ask questions, and catch a GLIMPSE of the elusive ‘behind-the-scenes’ of the dance world. By Donation.

Donations support the completion of ‘Chrysalis’ performance to be premiered at SHED Grange on March 21st & 22cd, 2015.

Rehearsal #1: Sunday Feb. 8th, 6-8pm
Yoga On Center, 401 Center St., Healdsburg

Rehearsal #2: Sunday Feb 22nd, 5-7pm
Healdsburg SHED, 25 North St., Healdsburg

December ‘Dance Showing’ on Sunday December 14th!

cropped-img_0020.jpgBe the First to glimpse UPside Dance Company’s provocative new dance work, ‘Chrysalis’, on Sunday, December 14th at 6:30pm at Yoga On Center in Healdsburg.

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This evening will also include the premiere of ‘Flocking’, a collaborative dance piece between UPside Dance and choreographer, Amanda Kreglow.  More info on the lovely Amanda on her website at

By Donation.  All Donations support the ‘Chrysalis’ performance and continuing UPside outreach projects.

Join us for a Brief Q & A after the presentation.

Location: Yoga On Center, 401 Center St, Healdsburg(1 block North of Plaza)

Operation…. Nurse

It’s that time of year again….   UPside Dancers will be part of the sultry, spooky, sexy, body-part hanging, and zombie filled shenanigans of the ‘Supernatural Soiree’ at Bergamot Alley on Nov. 1st.  Our newest piece ‘Operation… Nurse’ will mark the second anniversary of UPside Dance!

Watch-out for those sexy nurses… As we create an operation room of sexiness!  nurse palmer

Be Boulder!

10412033_10203940404086360_2431930758869270956_nThank you Interweave Dance Theatre for such an incredible performance!

‘Post It… an ode to the sticky notes’ was a hugely loved piece by the critics of Boulder, Colorado!

We look forward to bringing new innovative and ridiculous work there again!

Put it on a Post-it!

photo 3 (1)We are in the midst of creating our newest dance work entitled post-it!  An ode to the humble sticky note of to-do lists!

We have been chosen to be guest choreographers of Interweave Dance Theatre in Colorado and will be setting this new piece on 7 courageously quirky dancers in July/August.  Hurray!

Gypsy Feast- Benefit Dinner March 10th

Gypsy Flavour and a ‘Strum’ Benefit Dinner- huzzah!

Get tickets HERE for our Gypsy Feast on Monday, March 10th at 7pm.  

$50 per person. Only 30 seats available. Reservations required.

tumblr_lo9hhoiQ6z1qmnnouo1_500Join the delightful choreographers and dancers of UPside Dance Company for a merry evening of food, wine, and supporting local dance.  Be swept away by a four-course menu inspired by UPside Dance’s newest performance, ‘SRUM’.  Chef’s Kolin Vazzoler (Simi Winery) and Jake Martin (Restaurant Charcuterie) will be collaborating to make this delicious evening a true gypsy feast.  

As well as being a flavorful event, the dinner is a fundraiser for ‘STRUM’-  A vibrant dance performance celebrating the commonality between musical instruments and dancers. You will be able to meet choreographers and core company dancers and get the insider information for this new performance.

Raffle prizes too!  

Hosted at the lovely Russian River Rose Company, 1685 Magnolia Dr. Healdsburg

Reserve your tickets HERE.