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SITI Company in San Francisco
Viewpoints & Suzuki Workshops  with Barney O’Hanlon 
One Day Introduction: Sunday, August 4
Five Day Intensive: Monday - Friday, August 5-9

FoolsFURY is pleased to bring back Anne Bogart’s SITI Company for a week-long workshop in Viewpoints and Suzuki! We are especially excited to have SITI company member Barney O'Hanlon as our instructor. Whether you’re a seasoned professional using the Viewpoints and Suzuki techniques in your own work, or a student new to physical ensemble forms, we have the workshop to build your skills.

Learn more about SITI Company and the Suzuki and Viewpoints methods.

Instructor Barney O’Hanlon

Instructor Barney O’Hanlon

New or in need of a brush up? Enroll in the one-day introductory workshop. Want to deepen or return to your Viewpoints/Suzuki practice? Register for the five-day evening intensive.

Early Bird Rates good through May 30, 2019. After that, prices will rise to $120 for the One Day Intro, $475 for the Five Day Intensive, and $550 for the package of both.

You can hold any rate for a $75 deposit (non-refundable). After purchasing, we will contact you to verify which rate we are holding for you. You can also reach us at with questions or confirmation.

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One-Day Introduction in Viewpoints & Suzuki & Community Reception presented by foolsFURY

Sunday, August 4th, 2019, time TBD
East Bay or San Francisco, Location TBD
With Instructor Barney O’Hanlon

Get back to the basics. This 1-day introductory/review workshop is appropriate for the new student of these disciplines, or any returning student looking to brush up on the fundamentals of Viewpoints and Suzuki training. This introductory/review day counts as prerequisite to the 5-day intensive.

Five-Day Intensive Viewpoints & Suzuki Intensive

Monday - Friday August 5-9, 6-10pm
East Bay or San Francisco, Location TBD
with Instructor Barney O’Hanlon

Dig deeper. Expand your expressive range. Surprise yourself. Learn more about Suzuki, Viewpoints and the capacity of your mind and body.

Explore the most up to date SITI training practices with greater depth, ensemble skills and tools for applying physical training with text. Suitable for professional and pre-professional students and anyone with prior Suzuki and Viewpoints training. Intro day counts as prerequisite to the 5-day intensive. We will be learning the new Suzuki 1-6 Basics as practiced by the Tadashi Suzuki Company and SITI Company, as well as using individual text as it relates to The Viewpoints.

Workshop Guidelines and Etiquette

Schedule for the Five Day Intensive
Suzuki: 6 - 7:50pm
Viewpoints 8 - 9:50pm

ARRIVE: 15 minutes early to warm yourself up and get comfortable in the studio. Classes will begin promptly. Food, socializing and chatting unrelated to the training are encouraged at breaks. Water is okay to have in the studio.

PREPARE: If you are enrolled in either the 1-day introduction or the 5-day Intensive, you will be asked to memorize a text beforehand. Click here to download. In the provided text, the slash marks indicate where and when to breathe. Do not work on emphasis or emotion, simply memorize the words and breath timing. In addition, bring in 10 lines of any other text memorized for the Viewpoints portion of the workshop.

RIGOR: Students should be advised that the classes demand physical agility and endurance. Some conditioning prior to the workshop is recommended. We expect you to take proper care of your own body within the constraints the training presents. Modify if needed. Please contact Debórah at if you have any questions/concerns.

BRING: A water bottle, a snack or small meal (we will have a short break but there wont be time to run out to grab something,) and a notebook if you wish to take notes.

TAKING NOTES: It is necessary that all note taking be done at the break or after class.

ATTIRE: Come to class dressed to move for diverse range of movement. NO jeans, dresses or skirts.

Shorts, tights, or leggings are necessary. During Suzuki, students will be required to wear socks during the class and should wear clothing that shows the contours of the legs and upper body, (e.g. no baggy sweats or flowing movement pants.) You may also wear Japanese tabi. These can be purchased at the hardware store in SFs Japantown, but it is not required (socks are fine.) Bring layers of clothing. Viewpoints classes will be conducted in bare feet.