Artists in Residence

UPside Dance Company

April 2024

UPside Dance Company will be creating site-specific work throughout April at Harmon Guest House. With a weekly scheduled open rehearsal format, guests and community members can catch a glimpse as the dancers create, film, and practice their innovative choreography in the hotel's Creekside park, parking lot, and hallways, creating an intimate and organic viewing experience. Set against the backdrop of original artwork and inspired by the architectural lines and curated spaces unique to Harmon Guest House, this work is sure to inspire and entertain.
This UPside residency will culminate in two live performances on Sunday, April 28th. Audiences will be guided on a moving tour of dance throughout Harmon Guest House. Dancers will perform in surprising indoor and outdoor spaces with the finale at The Rooftop, featuring iconic views of Downtown Healdsburg and Fitch Mountain.
Open Rehearsals
April 1-27
Saturdays 11 am-2 pm | Sundays 3-6 pm
Final Performance
Sunday April 28 | 2pm and 4:30pm
Complimentary to hotel guests
Public tickets will be available on the UPside Dance website Thursday, March 28

About the Artists
UPside Dance Company is a contemporary dance company directed by Healdsubrg’s Tanya Knippelmeir. UPside is known for presenting innovative choreography in unconventional spaces since 2012. The Company is composed of professional dancers living in Sonoma County who bring their worldwide dance experience and multitude of dynamic talents to the stages, streets, and hillsides of Northern California.
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