Rapid Descent Physical Performance Company


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Rapid Descent Physical Performance Company are based in San Francisco. It is our mission to expand our own and our audiences’ perspectives on theater. The company places equal and vigorous emphasis on movement, live music and text. Anchored by story and narrative the virtuosic and thoughtful combination of these elements results in highly moving and accessible productions. We are a Member of Intersection for the Arts. Intersection provides Bay Area based artists and arts organizations with resources, community, and cultural space in order to develop sustainable practices. Visit http://www.theintersection.org.

Artistic Director

Rapid Descent Physical Performance Company was formed in 2009  by Megan Finlay. Highly passionate about creating theater that audiences can connect to and be moved by, Finlay started the company in order to collaborate with other theater, dance and music artists and create work that combines these elements. Finlay is a director and choreographer who founded and directed CUT Theatre Company in Sydney for nine years and then worked in both dance and theatre in London before moving to the United States. She is also a passionate practitioner of yoga, meditation and Contact Improvisation.