TRANSITIONS: KERIAC aka Frances Gamache

Halprin, Anna; Campbell, Charles; Wrede, Heike; LeFan, John; Wells, Scott; Kingston, Vanessa; Hollowgrass, Leigh; Koertje, Sabine; Schmitt, Beate
January 2006
Contact Quarterly;Winter/Spring2006, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p13
The article presents information on Keriac aka Frances Gamache, who was born on January 12, 1941 and died on March 17, 2005. She was a dancer, choreographer, founder and director of the DanceVision institute in San Francisco. She was also involved in teaching and performing for over 30 years in Germany and the United States. Her experiences in other artistic fields, like sculpture, art education and theater had an essential influence on her dancing path. The article also discusses the experiences of many people with whom she had worked. INSET: The Art of Forgetting..


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