Alive & Well Productions

Performance projects by Annie Kahane

Alive & Well Productions creates and presents original performance made of movement, text and song. We mean for our work to be compelling, accessible and emotionally honest. Alive & Well Productions is a fiscally sponsored project of Dancers’ Group.


Bianca Stephanie Mendoza has performed with numerous Bay Area dance ensembles including  the SF-based hip-hop group Funkenometry, the Samba ensemble Amor Do Samba, and for the contemporary company Project Tremolo. She is the founder and Artistic Director of BinkiDanz and her choreography has been selected for venues and festivals across the country including WestWave Dance Festival, Dance Mission Theater’s D.I.R.T. and Walt Disney’s REDCAT Theater in Los Angeles.  Bianca earned a B.F.A. in dance from the the California Institute of the Arts. She is a founding member of Alive & Well Productions. 

Bianca Stephanie Mendoza has performed with numerous Bay Area dance ensembles including  the SF-based hip-hop group Funkenometry, the Samba ensemble Amor Do Samba, and for the contemporary company Project Tremolo. She is the founder and Artistic Director of BinkiDanz and her choreography has been selected for venues and festivals across the country including WestWave Dance Festival, Dance Mission Theater’s D.I.R.T. and Walt Disney’s REDCAT Theater in Los Angeles.  Bianca earned a B.F.A. in dance from the the California Institute of the Arts. She is a founding member of Alive & Well Productions. 


A native of Houston, Texas, Linda Phung trained at the Houston Ballet Academy and West University Dance Center before moving to the Bay Area for college. She graduated from Stanford University with a BA in Human Biology and MA in Public Policy. As a dancer, she has worked with several companies in the Bay Area, including Lizz Roman & Dancers, LevyDance, MoveMessenger(s), CALI & Co, and ka·nei·see | collective. She is excited to be working with Alive and Well Productions on its upcoming performance, LOOP!

A native of Houston, Texas, Linda Phung trained at the Houston Ballet Academy and West University Dance Center before moving to the Bay Area for college. She graduated from Stanford University with a BA in Human Biology and MA in Public Policy. As a dancer, she has worked with several companies in the Bay Area, including Lizz Roman & Dancers, LevyDance, MoveMessenger(s), CALI & Co, and ka·nei·see | collective. She is excited to be working with Alive and Well Productions on its upcoming performance, LOOP!


Catherine Liu trained at the Conservatory Ballet with Julia Redick in Reston, VA, and earned a BFA in Dance Performance & Choreography with a minor in violin from Elon University. Catherine is a movement choir member of Garrett & Moulton Productions, and has been a company member of Mid to West Dance Collective, Karen Reedy Dance, Sharna Fabiano Tango Company, and Sax Lounge Cabaret Dance Company. She made her choreographic debut in 2015, creating her first full length show, “Million Dollar Question,” at PianoFight in SF.

Catherine Liu trained at the Conservatory Ballet with Julia Redick in Reston, VA, and earned a BFA in Dance Performance & Choreography with a minor in violin from Elon University. Catherine is a movement choir member of Garrett & Moulton Productions, and has been a company member of Mid to West Dance Collective, Karen Reedy Dance, Sharna Fabiano Tango Company, and Sax Lounge Cabaret Dance Company. She made her choreographic debut in 2015, creating her first full length show, “Million Dollar Question,” at PianoFight in SF.


alive.and.well.productions@gmail.com