Jan 18-19: Mix’d Ingrdnts “Breaking The Silence”

Come out to the Mix’d Ingrdnts first full-length showcase, “Breaking The Silence”. I am honored and excited to be a featured choreographer for their Locking piece. The ladies are putting in a lot of work and it is going to be a great show.

Mix’d Ingrdnts presents… “Breaking the Silence”
A full- length show by a female all-styles dance company

January 18 and 19, 2013 8pm

The Bay Area’s own all female dance company Mix’d Ingrdnts will be premiering a full length show called “Breaking the Silence” January 18th and 19th at 8pm at the Odell Johnson Performance Art Center (at the Laney College Campus). Mix’d Ingrdnts exists to empower women to empower themselves through movement and dance education. The company aims to instill a strong foundation of confidence in its members based on a stable pillar of group performance and cultivation of individual artistry.

Specializing in a variety of street dance and technical styles, Mix’d Ingrdnts brings an original dynamic work to the stage, “Breaking the Silence.” This show takes personal life experiences to explore themes of emotion, voice, process and growth from a female perspective. Mix’d Ingrdnts aims to break the silence and speak out using storytelling, dance, and creative prose.

Breaking the Silence will be shown January 18th and 19th, at 8pm at the Odell Johnson Performance Art Center on the Laney College Campus. 900 Fallon Street in Oakland, California.

Tickets are available at Brown Paper tickets: www.Brownpapertickets.com/event/301776.
General $25 | Students $15

Theater is BART accessible via Lake Merrit BART station.

Featuring guests choreographers Traci Bartlow and Dennis Infante.

Guest performances by: SoulShifters, Loco Bloco, Groove Against the Machine and youth company, the Groovlings.

For more information, please contact:

mixdidancecompany@gmail.com, 510-301-2486


Mix’d Ingrdnts is a collective of female artists who work together as an all styles dance company with the intent of cultivating a stronger community of artists of all ages through urban performance and education. Founded in January of 2010, WE EXIST TO EMPOWER WOMEN TO EXPRESS THEMSELVES.

Who is Mix’d Ingrdnts?

Mix’d Ingrdnts collective is made up of dancers, choreographers, teachers, performers: Samara Atkins, Giuliana Blasi, Ahsia Devis, Poco Devis, Marina Nurse Boogie Hodge, Loan Hoang, Yeshi Gusfield, Michele King, Mika Lemoine, Gladys Liu, Shireen Rahimi, Nicole Renojo, Agatha Rupniewski and is directed and facilitated by Jennifer “Jenay” Anolin.

What is Mix’d Ingrdnts?

Diversity in numerous ways! From culture, heritage, dance training, creativity, personality, experience & opinion! All so very unique and special! We are a group of female artists trying to help facilitate and inspire a public, open space of expression for every one!

Mix’d Ingrdnts has performed in a wide array of events from performance to education formats; larger scale dance performances; urban dance festivals, battles and cyphers; community festivals; street festival; health and education fairs; club performances; theatre performances; parades; and annually in events as large as San Francisco’s Carnaval Festival and Parade, Oakland’s Malcolm X Jazz and Art Festival, and Oakland Pride Festival performances; and have collaborated on large scale interdisciplinary dance and theatre performances including with the Embodiment Project at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, ODC Dance Commons and annually at Dance Mission Theatre and with Campo Santo theatre at Intersection for the Arts, the de Young Museum’s Koret Auditorium and for this year’s annual Trolley Dances Street Performance Events at Hallidie Plaza at the Cable Car turnaround.

Among our more recent recognition within the street dance community, we were the Winner of “Bay Area’s Best Dance Crew 2012” at Mills College held by the Black Women Caucus; featured group in Epiphany Productions’ 9th Annual Trolley Dances and featured group in the 10th Annual San Francisco International Hip Hop Dance Festival.

Other select events in this diversity of performances have included: for female DJ Zita’s “Queendom” 2010 & 2011, Traci Bartlow’s Choreographers Showcase 2010, Oaktoberfest 2010 & 2011, and Sprung-World Water Day 2011, San Francisco’s Eden PRIDE weekend 2012, ATWL Fundraiser 2011, Zulu Nation All-Tribes show 2011, and countless community, educational, club and theatrical venues and events. Mix’d Ingrdnts is fiscally sponsored by Dance Brigade, a 501(c)(3) Non Profit Organization.

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