General Press

 

Talk To Me
by Rita Felciano, Theatre Communications Group

Interview with Erika Chong Shuch
by Deborah Cullinan, Howlround

ORIGINAL WORK

 

IRON SHOES    (in development)
Created in collaboration with Erika Chong Shuch (director, choreographer), Kitka Women’s Vocal Ensemble, Janet Kutulas (composer) and Michelle Carter (librettist)

Kitka Collaboration Yields a Futuristic Folk Opera
Lou Fancher, San Francisco Classical Voice


SITTING IN A CIRCLE
Created by Erika Chong Shuch (director, choreographer)
Presented by Intersection for the Arts

Analyze This, Perform That: Erika Chong Shuch
by Tess Thackara, BOMB Magazine

Sitting In A Circle
by Joshua Kim, Art Practical


LOVE EVERYWHERE
Created by Erika Chong Shuch (director, choreographer)
Commissioned by Dancers' Group San Francisco / Performed at San Francisco City Hall, Glide Memorial Church and multiple high visibility public spaces

Love Everywhere, A Public Celebration of Love.
DancersGroup.org

Dance Piece Captures Joy of '04 Same-Sex Unions
by Tamara Straus, San Francisco Chronicle

Finding Love Everywhere in San Francisco
by Claudia Bauer, DancersGroup.org


SUNDAY WILL COME
Created and performed by Erika Chong Shuch and Sean San José
Presented by Intersection for the Arts and Campo Santo, San Francisco

The Future Project: Sunday Will Come
by Robert Hurwitt, San Francisco Chronicle

Sunday Mourning: Erika Chong Shuch And Sean San Jose Perform at Intersection
7x7

Intersection for the Arts gazes into “The Future Project”
by Karen D'Souza, San Jose Mercury News

The Future Project: Sunday Will Come
by Andy Alabran, KQED Arts

The Future Project: Sunday Will Come
by Rita Felciano, San Francisco Bay Guardian

It’s alive! Death and theater
by Chad Jones, Theater Dogs


AFTER ALL
Created by Erika Chong Shuch (director, choreographer)
with writing by Michelle Carter, Philip Kan Gotanda and Octavio Solis
Commissioned and presented by Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco

Erika Shuch's 'After All, Part 1'
by Rachel Howard, San Francisco Chronicle

Dancing with Words
Choreographer Erika Chong Shuch imagines a strange future

by Nirmala Nataraj, SF Weekly

Review: After All
by Ilya Tovbis, Flavorpill

New Moves And Existential Musings From Liss Fain, Erika Shuch
by Rita Felciano, San Francisco Bay Guardian

Doing Time
by Chloe Veltman


51802
Created by Erika Chong Shuch
Commissioned by the Gerbode Foundation / Presented by Intersection for the Arts

She’s A Rebel: With 51802, Choreographer Erika Shuch Looks In From The Outside At The Impact Of The California Prison System
by Kimberly Chun, San Francisco Bay Guardian

'51802' players trapped by the prison system
by Rachel Howard, San Francisco Chronicle

Don't Miss: '51802'
by Stephanie Laemoa, San Francisco Chronicle

Cell Mates, 51802 Charts Love On The Outside Looking In
by Robert Avila, San Francisco Bay Guardian

Dance Theater Jail Piece '51802'
by Chloe Veltman, SF Weekly


ORBIT (notes from the edge of forever)
Created by Erika Chong Shuch with Danny Wolohan
Presented by Intersection for the Arts

'Orbit' searches for love and a real connection
by Rachel Howard, San Francisco Chronicle

Orbit (Notes From The Edge Of Forever)
by Chloe Veltman, SF Weekly

Close Encounters
The Always In-Search-Of Erika Chong Shuch Sends Her Talents Into Orbit

by Robert Avila, San Francisco Bay Guardian 

Signs Of Intelligent Life
by Joe Landini, Bay Area Reporter

ORBIT (Notes From The Edge Of Forever)
by Rita Felciano, San Francisco Bay Guardian 


ONE WINDOW
Created by Erika Chong Shuch
Presented by Intersection for the Arts

A 'Window' Into Choreographer's Complex World
by Rachel Howard, San Francisco Chronicle 

Shuch's 'One Window' Makes The Most Of It
by Michael Wade Simpson, San Francisco Chronicle


ALL YOU NEED
Created by Erika Chong Shuch
Presented by Intersection for the Art

Erika Shuch Stretches To Tell Macabre Tale
by Rachel Howard, San Francisco Chronicle

ALL YOU NEED
by Michael Wade Simpson, Culture Vulture

 

DIRECTING FOR THEATER

 

EURYDICE
by Sarah Ruhl, Directed by Erika Chong Shuch
Shotgun Players / Ashby Stage, Berkeley CA

Erika Chong Shuch Looks at 'Eurydice' with Dancer's Eyes
by Robert Hurwitt, San Francisco Chronicle

Shotgun’s ‘Eurydice’ Finds Love in the Land of the Dead
by Sam Hurwitt, KQED

The Best Night You'll Ever Have In Hell: Shotgun Players' Eurydice
by Lou Fancher, SF Weekly

Eurydice (Rating: 5 E’s)
by Eddie Reynolds, Theatre Eddys

Shotgun Players Present Eurydice
by Charles Kruger, TheatreStorm

‘Eurydice’ performance breathes new life into old myth
by Sarah Elizabeth Adler, The Daily Californian

Myth turned upside down in Shotgun’s creative ‘Eurydice’
by Emily S. Mendel, Berkeleyside


CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Created by Aaron Landman (writer), Mallory Catlett (director), Jim Findley (designer)
San Francisco City Council Meeting directed by Erika Chong Shuch and Catlett
Presented by Z Space, San Francisco

City Council Meeting: Curiously Compelling
by Robert Hurwitt, San Francisco Chronicle


GIFT OF NOTHING
Adapted by Patrick McDonnell, Aaron Posner, and Erin Weaver
Music and lyrics by Andy Mitton
Associate direction (movement) by Erika Chong Shuch
Commissioned and presented by Kennedy Center

The Gift of Nothing at the Kennedy Center
by Gina Jun, DC Metro Arts


THE LILY'S REVENGE, THE LOVE ACT
By Taylor Mac
Directed by Erika Chong Shuch
Magic Theatre

The Lily's Revenge: 1 Crazy Bride Quest
by Robert Hurwitt, San Francisco Chronicle

Click here for more reviews of The Lily's Revenge


GOD'S EAR
By Jenny Schwartz, directed by Erika Chong Shuch
Shotgun Players / Ashby Stage, Berkeley CA

Finding the Rhythms in a Playwright’s Words
by Chloe Veltman, New York Times

In God's Ear
7x7 Magazine

Audible Anguish in 'God's Ear'
by Robert Hurwitt, San Francisco Chronicle

Click here for more reviews of God's Ear