Photo: Used by permission

                                                                                                                                                     Photo: Used by permission
 


Ongoing classes in Sacred Dance, including Community Dancers, and Dance Meditation, are being held at
the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA, at the Pacific School of Religion.


January 2007 through May 2007

Community Dancers meets Monday evenings 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm at the Pacific School of Religion, and is open to the public.  Taught by Carla DeSola and Sylvia Miller-Mutia, it provides an opportunity for trained dancers interested in sacred dance to share in prayer and technique.

Please call the Center for the Arts, Religion & Education (CARE) 510.849.8285 for more information.

Center for the Arts, Religion & Education (CARE)
2400 Ridge Road
Berkeley, CA 94709


Sacred Dance for Healing, taught by Carla DeSola, Fall semester, 2007, Tuesdays from 2:10pm through 5pm.

Please call Carla DeSola 510.540.7227 for more information.

Pacific School of Religion
1798 Scenic Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94709


Coming Events


October 14, 2007 (Sunday) from 4:00 to 7:00 pm

"Doug Adams Memorial Celebration...a festival of the arts!"

Pacific School of Religion
1798 Scenic Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94709


October 19, 2007 (Friday) 6:30 pm

Diocese of California Friday Evening Convention Eucharist

Grace Cathedral
110 California St.
San Francisco, CA 94108


October 23, 2007 (Tuesday) 7:30 pm

"Beyond Words: An Interfaith Ritual for Peace"

All Saints Catholic Church
22824 Second St.
Hayward, CA 94541


November 1, 2007 (Thursday) 2:10 - 5:00 pm

Art and Religion: Modern America
Fall Semester, 2007
Pacific School of Religion
Thursdays 2:10-5:00 pm

Carla DeSola and David McCauley will be offering a class November 1, 2007, entitled Bridging Modern Dance and the Sacred.

Please email carlart@mindspring.com for more information.

Pacific School of Religion
1798 Scenic Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94709


November 3, 2007 (Saturday) 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

"Gathering Around The Table" A Workshop on Enriching our Worship

Featuring:

A free will donation will be taken to help defray costs. Lunch included.

To register email nrholland@cox.net or call 619 823 8998

All Souls' Episcopal Church
1475 Catalina Boulevard (corner of Catalina and Chatsworth Boulevards)
San Diego, CA 91207


Past Events


Saturday, July 22, 2006
for the 11:00 AM Service

Investiture of Eighth Bishop of California, Marc Handley Andrus
Sequence for Dance of Mary Magdalene
Performed by Omega West Dance Company, with David McCauley (Jesus), Sylvia Miller-Mutia (Mary Magdalene) Talia Raymond and Dawn Sample (Angels)
Choreography by Carla DeSola
Music by Carson Cooman

Grace Cathedral
1100 California Street
San Francisco, CA


December 1, 2006

Grace Cathedral, SF, World AIDS Day 2006: Commemorating Twenty-Five Years of Care and Response to the Pandemic. Omega West Dance Company members David McCauley and Sylvia Miller-Mutia danced The Passion According to Mary: Fantasy/Mother and Child, choreographed by Christopher Reynolds, music by JS Bach.

December 9, 2006

Valenti Marini Perata & Co. SF, "A Service of Remembrance, Claudia Florian McCaffrey and David McCauley danced "A Graceful Passage, choreographed by Carla DeSola, music by Gary Malkin.

December 10, 2006

Daly City United Methodist Church, Daly City, CA, "Pagsambang Bayan: People's Worship, Service and Candlelight Vigil for the Disappeared and Killed Religious and Community Leaders in the Philippines. Omega West Dance Company members David McCauley, Sylvia Miller-Mutia and Dawn Sample danced "Invocation" and "Kyrie" (Taize Chant)

December 24, 2006

Newman Hall, Holy Spirit Parish, Berkeley, CA. Omega West Dance Company danced "O Magnum Mysterium" choreographed by David McCauley, music, Daniel Pinkham, Christmas Cantata, 2nd movement. Newman Hall Dancers, with Joanna Poz-Molesky, offered "Dream A Dream - Dona Nobis Pacem", choreographed by Carla DeSola.

Monday, January 15, 2007

San Ramon Valley United Methodist Church, Alamo, CA, Omega West will dance excerpts from "Beyond Words: An Interfaith Ritual for Peace."

For more information contact Heather Hammer, Associate Pastor, 925-837-5243


January 23, 2007

Earl Lectures and Pastoral Conference, hosted by the Pacific School of Religion, "All the Rivers of Paradise: Christian Responsibility in an Interfaith World" Omega West Dance Company will offer dances from Beyond Words: An Interfaith Ritual for Peace, for the opening interfaith worship service at 7:30pm.

For more information visit the Pacific School of Religion website (www.psr.edu)


Omega West Dance Company will be dancing at the following churches during the Easter season:

April 5, 2007 "Holy Thursday" 7:30pm

All Saints Catholic Church
22824 Second St.
Hayward, CA 94541
Tel: 510.5813.2570

April 6, 2007 "Good Friday" 7:30pm

Seventh Avenue Presbyterian Church
1329 Seventh Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94122
Tel: 415.664.2543

April 7, 2007 "Easter Vigil", 7:30pm,

Newman Hall, Holy Spirit Parish
2700 Dwight Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
Tel: 510.848.7812

January 8-12, 2007 (Intersession 2007)

The Spirit Moves: Sacred Dance, will be offered by Carla DeSola at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA, sponsored by The Center for the Arts,Religion and Education. Classes are held at the Pacific School of Religion and open to students outside the GTU.

For more information contact Carla DeSola at 510-540-7227


Sunday, June 3, 2007, 9AM and 11AM services

Omega West dances to excerpts from the "Earth Mass", music of Paul Winter
Jonathan Dimmock, Musical Director.

For more information please call:

Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church
49 Knox Drive,
Lafayette, CA 94549
(925) 283-8722


June 7, 2007, 7PM Confirmation Liturgy

For more information, please call:

All Saints Catholic Church
22824 Second St.
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 581-2570


July 9-13, 2007 (Summer Session)

Liturgical Dance. Taught by Carla DeSola under the auspices of the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, CA.

See the web page for the Pacific School of Religion (www.psr.edu), Summer Session, for more information.

Pacific School of Religion
1798 Scenic Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94709


Tuesday, July 17 through Sunday, July 22, 2007

Sacred Dance Guild's Festival 2007, Many Faiths, Many Forms: Dancing the Sacred Together with many well-known teachers from the Bay area and beyond. Students may attend the festival for credit coordinated with PSR's Summer Session Program. Carla DeSola will be the credit coordinator for this week. See the Sacred Dance Guild's website (www.sacreddanceguild.org)for more information about the festival.

or

Contact the summer session office of PSR for more information.

Pacific School of Religion
1798 Scenic Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 848-0528 Last Update: September 28, 2007

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