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Work Exchange at LINES Dance Center

Saturdays, 9am-1pm
LINES Dance Center, SF
The Alonzo King LINES Dance Center is seeking friendly and professional volunteers to fill one shift per week on Saturdays for a minimum commitment of 3 months.
Some duties include: answering and directing phone calls, signing in dancers for classes, administrative assistance, and maintenance upkeep. Each Work Exchange Volunteer attends an orientation and receives training on the databases and policies followed at Alonzo King LINES Ballet.
Work Exchange Volunteers earn credits to access free dance classes, free studio space,
discounts on Alonzo King LINES apparel and more.
Please apply by submitting the online application at

Be part of Oakland Art Month

Oakland Art Month will have its inaugural celebration this May. The event represents an opportunity to highlight the incredible and diverse art community in Oakland.

Ways to participate:

Calendar of Events:  If you have any programming scheduled for May, please upload the event details through the Visit Oakland website. Besides displaying on the Visit Oakland website, this will also be funneled to the Oakland Art Month website and calendar as well. If your organization does not yet have a FREE listing on Visit Oakland’s website, please submit your information through this link.

Artist Spotlight: Another section of the website features individuals artists that are living and/or working in Oakland. To submit yourself, or a fellow artist, please submit the following to

Artists full name; High Resolution Image of artist engaged in their art, 2-3 sentence description of the image, a
URL for either a website or social media platform with for information about the artist.

Practitioner Exchange: Music & Dance

Tue, Mar 13, 4:30-6:00 pm
Luna Dance Institute, Berkeley

Cost: $15 – $40 sliding scale, free for Luna Professional Learning users

How can music, dance, and language literacy be developed as a unified interdisciplinary understanding? What are the elements of music shared by spoken language and music? How are the Laban Efforts related to music?

Music and movement are intrinsically connected – how can they support each other in teaching in creative and powerful ways? Join in for this discussion & idea exchange led by Summer Institute alum, Greacian Goeke.

Greacian Goeke is an Orff Schulwerk Music & Movement practitioner who works with the unity of language, movement, and music. Music and dance educators welcome.


Contact: 510-883-1118

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Submissions for East Bay DANCES

Apply by: Wed, Feb 14
Performance: Sun, Jun 3, 4pm
Laney College, Oakland

Oakland Ballet Company is excited to present the 4th annual East Bay DANCES – a performance celebrating the diverse dance community of the East Bay!

East-Bay based choreographers and dance companies are invited to apply. Applications will be reviewed in late February with decisions made by March 1. All styles are welcome. Performers must reside or have a significant connection to the East Bay to be considered.


Contact Leah Curran:, 510-893-3132

AXIS Dance Company

Mon, Feb 5, 6-8pm
Malonga Casquelord Center for the Arts, Oakland

Cost: $12 suggested donation, no one turned away for lack of funds

Join AXIS Dancers and community members at their Community Dance Jam. AXIS dancers lead the jams with live musical accompaniment. These jams are open to the public, and create an informal space to which dancers of all types and backgrounds are invited to explore their bodies in a kinesthetic relationship to others.


Cat Call Choir

Seeking 4-6 female performers for its upcoming show at CounterPulse Theater in San Francisco April 19-22, 2018.

Cat Call Choir and contemporary dance company, ka·nei·see | collective, have teamed up to tackle harassment, microaggressions and discrimination based on one’s gender in an evening length production of song and dance.

Artists receive a $200 stipend with potential for bonuses based on the receipt of grants and fundraising success. Rehearsals are Saturdays 1-4pm at CounterPulse and other bay area locations.

To audition and further instructions, please contact Heather Arnett Artistic Director with “audition request” in the subject.

 Across Oceans’ Choreographic Marathon

Sat-Mon, May 19-21
Apply now
Toronto, Canada

Intensive exchange for movement artists in new creation in all genres and forms of movement arts. Ensemble-trio-duet-solo threads. Bring an Idea and Run with It. Not kilometers but 26.2+++ hours of process, feedback, development in a community of rigor and support.
Facilitated by Across Oceans Arts. (accessible and multi-lingual).

44 Gough St, Suite 201
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 920-9181 phone
(415) 920-9173 fax