December 2005

Kalani, Rulan, and the infamous ´core warriors´ Alejandro, Quetzal, Thosh, Brian, Quese, Jeremy, Lawrence and Whe:Whum joined the principal actors as well as Chief  Robert Green and son Joseph, and Cheif Atkins and son Steve, of Virginia , at the world premiere of THE NEW WORLD in Hollywood! Red carpet…

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November 2005

DANCING EARTH performed at the end of the month in San Diego for Native Youth at a health and wellness conference organised by the brilliant Jillene Joseph. We look forward to participation in her spring event in Reno Nevada. Jessica Allen is continuing in her lead role in the show…

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October 2005

While in Mexico City, Raoul and Rulan attended a performance of Earth In Motion´s AGUAS, choreographed by Alejandro Ronceria andperformed in an outdoor fountain in UNAM. It was a stunning evening, with 5 live musicians and an all female cast, including Penny Couchie, Santee Smith, April Doxtator, and Carla Soto.

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August 2005

This month, Serena Rascon was selected by the acclaimed LINES BALLET school in San Francisco, to attend their year round program as part of their professional training group, congratulations! She recently was apprenticing for the exciting MOVING PEOPLE DANCE THEATER, a primal force in the Santa Fe dance scene. MOVING…

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July 2005

Check out this months issue of THE NEW MEXICO MAGAZINE, inside you will see stunning photos of Anthony Collins modelling Native fashions in the middle of New Mexico highways! Richard Bluecloud Castaneda photographed Rulan Tangen early morning on a San Francisco hilltop for the cover of an upcoming issue of…

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June 2005

Rulan performed spoken word poetry in a dance piece by Kevin Iega (choreographer of Deeply Rooted Dance Ensemble) for the Moving People concert at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe. Alex Meraz made his first short film, “Burning Water”, for submission to the ImagineNative (www.imaginenative.org) film festival in Toronto ,…

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May 2005

Quetzal, Thosh and Alejo will be going to Toronto to work with experimental filmmaker Kent Monkman on a new project. The May 2005 issue of Dance Magazine features a photograph of Rulan, and mention of DANCING EARTH in an article by Janet Eigner about dance in Santa Fe. For more…

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April 2005

DANCING EARTH members will be attending Gathering of Nations Powwow in Albuquerque as well as Mike 360’s hiphop event. Alejandro Meraz was chosen by acclaimed choreographer Alejandro Ronceria to return to Banff Centre in Canada to work on a special role in a new production titled “The Hidden Place”. Rulan…

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March 2005

Dancing Earth took our performances to Brazil! Our performance at the Teatro Nunes in Belo Horizonte was one of the highlights for many participants of the 5th annual ENCUENTRO. see www.hemi.nyu.edu and article in www.forrealism.com. The amazonian nations of maxacali, kaiapo, and pataxo were present to offer welcoming ceremonies and…

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January – February 2005

Rulan, Thosh and Alex joined mohawk choreographer Santee Smith at the Banff Centre for the Arts to collaborate on her new work HERE ON EARTH, performed partially on modernistic totem structures of metal scaffolding. They also were featured in solo roles along with an international cast in her acclaimed KAHA:WI…

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