Abby Crain is a San Francisco, CA based dance artist whose work researches the destabilization of time, space, and logic through the use of non-linear, non-logical, often non-human frameworks for body based performance and movement making. Performance credits include Miguel Gutierrez and the Powerful People (2000-2008), and Sara Shelton Mann ( 2010-2017), as well as appearances with Guillermo Gomez Pena, Bill Young, Jess Curtis, Jesse Hewit, Margit Galanter, and Jose Navarrete She has served as faculty at Mills College, CA, Movement Research NYC, Ponderosa Tanzland, and FRESH Festival San Francisco. Her solo and collaborative work, most notably the gothic epic Snake Talk that she co created with Layton Lachman and Mara Poliak, has been presented in NY, SF, LA, Portland, Chicago, Germany, Great Britain and Ireland. She was certified by Stephanie Skura to teach Open Source forms in 2013, and is a student of bio-dynamic cranio-sacral therapy. abby-crain.com.