SEA OF DREAMS NYE has always been THE premier New Year’s showcase not only for world-class musical acts, but also for the Bay Area’s finest locally grown performers, dancers and circus artists. This year will be NO different, with even MORE performance & spectacle than usual as we once again push the dare and up the dazzle on beautiful dance, musical and circus art!
Among our stellar local lights, we are proud to welcome…
Cirquedelic is a performance collective whose main focus is a full-0n “experience.” We deliver unique show concepts animated by talented characters, embedded in visual playgrounds. A collective of passionate people together bringing their colorful vision to the Bay Area. Its collaborating performers are skilled in many arts including … Poi, Rope Dart, Mini Hoops, Hoop, Aerial Silks, Rope, Fans, Staff, Juggling, Double Staffs, Staff, S Staffs (Buugeng), Belly Dancing and Sword Balancing – as well as Hair, Make-up and Costume Design. :: FACEBOOK
Seraphim is an emerging artistic, collaborative blend of dance, music, story telling, and lighting art. Expertly choreographed and exquisitely costumed, Seraphim takes you on a complex journey of beauty, passion and awakening. Professional, tight and multifaceted dance choreography by Co-Director Tracy Windisch (Director of Luminesque Fire Troupe and Sattya Belly Dance). Story telling and theatrics woven by Co-Director Cassandra Davis (Co-Director of Liquid Fire Mantra) – For SOD 2013, Shalena Hughes and Emily Abrahams will also be performing. :: WEBSITE
WildCard BellyDance is a professional troupe of tribal style belly dancers based in Sonoma County, California. This diverse group of women have been dancing together for several years, and in 2008, founded WildCard BellyDance. Rooted in American Tribal Style belly dance, their style is a modern fusion of traditional dances from cultures along the Silk Road; from Spain through North Africa, the Middle East, Persia, India and beyond. Using an entirely improvisational format, WildCard BellyDance has developed a unique repertoire of movements along with visual and verbal cues to execute complete synchronicity within the group. Each performance is different and is created in the moment. :: WEBSITE :: FACEBOOK
Richard Hartnell is among the most distinguished American contact jugglers. His career in object manipulation stretches over many years and many miles of the west coast of the US. In 2008, Richard was a co-founder of the Bellingham Circus Guild in northwest Washington State; in 2009, he relocated to the Vulcan, a collective of movement artists in Oakland, to perform full-time. He currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and tours around the world, both solo and as a member of various troupes. :: WEBSITE
Influenced by classical mythology, surrealism, vaudeville, and avant-garde performance art, Zenotope explores story through movement set to electronic soundscapes. Sometimes absurd, sometimes exquisite, we create a multi-sensory journey catalyzed by the voice of our generation discovering what it means to connect with others in a time of radically shifting paradigms. We are a constellation of creative minds, a motley crew of warped magic-makers, a tangled tangent of talent, and a wandering band of kaleidoscopic dreamers. :: WEBSITE
Pioneers of their own genre, SambaDrop has fused Brazilian Samba drumming & electronic bass music to create an unrivaled, organic-electro sound. Producing both original tracks, as well as collaborating on remixes with renowned artists such as Love & Light, Jansten, Omega, Djunya, ILLOOM, and more, SambaDrop continues to provide an unsurpassed level of energy and unpredictability that is keeping audiences on their feet. After drumming together for more than a decade, Matt Herman and Rion Ray Say formed SambaDrop, inspired by the volume and complexity of marching band greats, The Loyd Family Players. The group emerged from Grass Valley/Nevada City, CA in 2009 with seven members and has since expanded to fifteen. Playing alongside artists like EOTO, ILLGATES,March 4th Marching Band, Love & Light, Vibesquad, Gaudi, and Mr. Rogers, SambaDrop continues to evolve in both the electronic and live drumming scenes. :: WEBSITE :: FACEBOOK
:: KLOWN KORPS TRASHKAN MARCHINK BAND
Behold the Klown Korps TrashKan Marchink Band, brandishers of metallurgically enhanced thumpmakers, bumpgrinders and wiggleworkers, purveyors of the ultimate in klassified klown-fi super-rhythms, tooters of tootable tomfoolerizers, propagators of bootywobble and general gyrational gesticulations, and perpetual third placers in the world of competitive audio antics. :: WEBSITE
OROBOROS! is an Eclectic Art Collective of BBoys/Breakdancer Artist Extraordinaires from NY, SF, + Beyond, OROBOROS! galactivates the multitudes with transcendental physical artistry, redefining the humanly possible in a whirlwind of psychedelic dance. Featuring the awesome talent of international party makers; MeeZee (Transitionz Crew, DreamTime Circus, Tourettes without Regrets), Xzist (Ground Zero, New Eccentrics, Tourettes without Regrets) + Zoob (Ground Zero, NYC)!!!
Mandala is a vibrant awe inspiring hoop troupe that offers joyfully exciting and dynamic hoop performances. Mandala combines a love of dance and circus arts in their hooping style. We specialize in captivating entertainment for a variety of events including concerts, festivals, night clubs, private, corporate and birthday parties, and much more. Mandala can adapt their act, music and costume to suit your event’s needs. We love the creative process and are constantly honing our skills to bring the most effervescent and outstanding performance possible.
Circolandos is a itinerant street circus and puppeteering company. We mix performances and workshops for every public. The group was put together in february 2012 and it has been on the road throughout these Americas since then. Lights, fire, and puppets! :: FACEBOOK
Talia Lipskind is a Bay Area multi-talented artist.She is inspired by the masked character and the freedom that follows letting go of who people think you are. Gracing the Bay Area with characterized dance, theatrics and movement, both on and off the ground; specializing in aerial fabric and other apparatus based dance. She has performed with Dreamtime Circus, Circus Metropolis, Raw as Flux Aerial Dance Theater, Sisters of Honk, The Speakeasy Players of the Lucid Dream Lounge, and The Wandering Marionettes
Look out – it’s the electro-luminescent dream-team! They’re just one-great-big-red-ball bonanza, coming at ya’ from SF’s incandescent underground for 1-night, and 1-night only! Did you ever wonder where the Whomp Thangz are? Keep your eyes peeled for the fiery red-glows of WHOMP! CAUTION: May emit sudden bursts of accordion. :: WEBSITE:
With STILL More to be added !!