Circo Zero: Dykes in Dance: The histories and impact of dykes, lesbians and queer women in Bay Area dance

queer arts featured 2547 Eighth Street, Berkeley, United States

Curated and presented with Queering Dance Festival Featuring: Amara Tabor Smith, Jess Bozzo, Richelle Donigan, and one TBC panelist moderated by Chibueze Crouch A panel conversation troubling and uplifting the liminal category of “Dyke,” exploring Dyke culture, Dyke identity, and Dyke history in dance. We will discuss the history of queer women*, lesbian and dyke […]

Free

2024 FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL of transgender and queer performance

Z Space 450 Florida St, San Francisco, CA, United States

The wildly-popular FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL of Trans & Queer Performance is back with edgy, exquisite, extraordinary dance, theater and live music … and is brimming with world premieres! Voguing superstars, Deaf theater visionaries, queer Salsa champions, Trans-americana music, taiko, hip-hop, comedy, South Asian contemporary dance, Bomba music and dance, and much MORE! The 23rd annual […]

$15 – $30

2024 FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL of transgender and queer performance

Z Space 450 Florida St, San Francisco, CA, United States

The wildly-popular FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL of Trans & Queer Performance is back with edgy, exquisite, extraordinary dance, theater and live music … and is brimming with world premieres! Voguing superstars, Deaf theater visionaries, queer Salsa champions, Trans-americana music, taiko, hip-hop, comedy, South Asian contemporary dance, Bomba music and dance, and much MORE! The 23rd annual […]

$15 – $30

Grown Women Dance Collective: 15th Annual Fallen Heroes, Rising Stars: A Juneteenth Celebration Through Dance

9th and Washington, Old Oakland 9th and Washington, Oakland, United States

All-stars of the dance world come together to celebrate dance, music & American history. Former soloists with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble, & over 40 Broadway shows, perform beautifully crafted pieces to honor the legacy of DMX, Little Richard, Harry Belafonte, […]

Free

Circo Zero: Collective Power: Working Without Hierarchy

Temescal Arts Center 511 48th St, Oakland, CA, United States

Featuring members of Asian Babe Gang, Queering Dance Festival, rupture, Bridge Live Arts, a worker-owned cooperative, and Bay Anarchist Free School Are you tired of bosses or choreographers barking orders? Are you organizing to abolish top-down business as usual? Working in a collective and facing tough questions? With a focus on dance and culture work, […]

Free

Joe Landini Dance: Freddie vs. Elvis / Rites of Spring

SAFEhouse Arts at 145 Eddy Street 145 Eddy Street, San Francisco, CA, United States

Freddie vs. Elvis is a full-length, original dance piece in two parts. Joe Landini, choreographer and director, isolated sections of Mercury’s vocals from the soundtrack recording. The presence of Freddie in the darkened theater creates a haunting, spooky atmosphere. The six dancers moving through a series of tableaus in various lighting effects is stunning.  In […]

$20

2024 FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL of transgender and queer performance

Z Space 450 Florida St, San Francisco, CA, United States

The wildly-popular FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL of Trans & Queer Performance is back with edgy, exquisite, extraordinary dance, theater and live music … and is brimming with world premieres! Voguing superstars, Deaf theater visionaries, queer Salsa champions, Trans-americana music, taiko, hip-hop, comedy, South Asian contemporary dance, Bomba music and dance, and much MORE! The 23rd annual […]

$15 – $30

Be Movement Collective: BEING

60 Brady Sreet 60 Brady Street, San Francisco, CA, United States

Featuring works by @bemovementcollective + special guests performances by: @seethroughsouldance @sarahtonin_energy + @iamgreystorm @universoul_dance and more!

$38

Joe Landini Dance: Freddie vs. Elvis / Rites of Spring

SAFEhouse Arts at 145 Eddy Street 145 Eddy Street, San Francisco, CA, United States

Freddie vs. Elvis is a full-length, original dance piece in two parts. Joe Landini, choreographer and director, isolated sections of Mercury’s vocals from the soundtrack recording. The presence of Freddie in the darkened theater creates a haunting, spooky atmosphere. The six dancers moving through a series of tableaus in various lighting effects is stunning.  In […]

$20

2024 FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL of transgender and queer performance

Z Space 450 Florida St, San Francisco, CA, United States

The wildly-popular FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL of Trans & Queer Performance is back with edgy, exquisite, extraordinary dance, theater and live music … and is brimming with world premieres! Voguing superstars, Deaf theater visionaries, queer Salsa champions, Trans-americana music, taiko, hip-hop, comedy, South Asian contemporary dance, Bomba music and dance, and much MORE! The 23rd annual […]

$15 – $30

Yerba Buena Gardens: ChoreoFest

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival 760 Howard Street, San Francisco, United States

Yerba Buena Gardens ChoreoFest showcases the extravagant creativity, diversity and vibrancy of the Bay Area dance scene. After a thrilling 2023 season, YBG ChoreoFest returns with PUSH Dance Company’s Artistic Director Raissa Simpson and Associate Artistic Director Ashley Gayle serving as co-curators with David Herrera Performance Company’s David Herrera. Designed to offer rising Bay Area […]

Free

Yerba Buena Gardens: ChoreoFest

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival 760 Howard Street, San Francisco, United States

Yerba Buena Gardens ChoreoFest showcases the extravagant creativity, diversity and vibrancy of the Bay Area dance scene. After a thrilling 2023 season, YBG ChoreoFest returns with PUSH Dance Company’s Artistic Director Raissa Simpson and Associate Artistic Director Ashley Gayle serving as co-curators with David Herrera Performance Company’s David Herrera. Designed to offer rising Bay Area […]

Free

Event Series Cirque de la Luna: HYSTERIA!

Cirque de la Luna: HYSTERIA!

Little Boxes Theater 1661 Tennessee St, , San Francisco, CA, United States

The production is an eerie and artful blend of dance, circus, performance art, shibari, and body horror crashing into a one-of-a-kind visceral experience. Envisioned and directed by Anna Yanushkevich of Cirque de la Luna, choreographed by Anna and Cirque de Luna corps performers, and staged by the creative powerhouse duo comprising Little Boxes Theater in […]

$55 – $85
Event Series Cirque de la Luna: HYSTERIA!

Cirque de la Luna: HYSTERIA!

Little Boxes Theater 1661 Tennessee St, , San Francisco, CA, United States

The production is an eerie and artful blend of dance, circus, performance art, shibari, and body horror crashing into a one-of-a-kind visceral experience. Envisioned and directed by Anna Yanushkevich of Cirque de la Luna, choreographed by Anna and Cirque de Luna corps performers, and staged by the creative powerhouse duo comprising Little Boxes Theater in […]

$55 – $85

Suhaila Salimpour: Belly Dance by the Bay 2024

Ashkenaz Music and Dance Community Center 1317 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA, United States

Co-produced by Ashkenaz with belly dance leader Suhaila Salimpour, the festival is a vibrant and vital addition to the Bay Area cultural celebration calendar. Belly Dance by the Bay will include workshops, performances, shopping, live music, and a dance party.

$20 – $175