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July 2019

THE BIG REVEAL

July 20 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on July 21, 2019 at 10:30 am

Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 200 Larkin St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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Free

Expanding our notions of what a dance performance can be, The Big Reveal is a convening that weaves physicality with original songs and interactive learning sessions, bringing into focus human migration, living history and belonging. Join us for the the world premiere of Fog Beast’s new work, The Big Reveal.  Performances will be Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, with additional interactive learning sessions with world class facilitators throughout the day on Saturday and Sunday.

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Strictly Sideflower at SPF

July 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, repeating until July 21, 2019

Joe Goode Annex, 401 Alabama St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$15 – $20

A movement-based performance exploring perceptions of East-Asian female-presenting bodies in the context of "Whitening" in the US. We asked: how are we expected or not expected to be in space? Then we do both. We keep it neat, we make a mess. We play uneasily with “passing”, Whiteness, and finding our place. Part of Summer Performance Festival Program G, produced by SAFEhouse for the Arts. Created by Irene Hsi in collaboration with performers Erin Yen and Liselle Yap. Costume Styling…

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Carolina Lugo’s & Carolé Acuña’s Ballet Flamenco

July 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on July 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 27, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 10, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 17, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 31, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Peña Pachamama, 1630 Powell Street
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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$22

Spanish night when the floor burns with pulsating sounds of footwork, song, castanets, syncopated hand clapping and guitar for a riveting display of this true Spanish art form.  A mother & daughter duo, Carolina’s y Carole’s, high energy and passion defines a new dimension in Spanish dance traditions  In the heart of North Beach, Pachamama is a small colorful nightclub, full of charm and  known for its tapas and great selections of wine, beer and specialty cocktails. "Flamenco star Carolé Acuña brings the soul of Spain…

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SKETCH 9 : Perspective

July 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until July 20, 2019

ODC Theater, 3153 17th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$25 – $55
A close up image of a dancer under a white veil with one open hand near her chest

Amy Seiwert’s Imagery, a contemporary ballet company co-presents with ODC the ninth annual SKETCH series, entitled SKETCH 9 : Perspective.  Featuring original works by Artistic Director Amy Seiwert, Artistic Fellow Ben Needham-Wood, and Chicago based choreographer Stephanie Martinez (winner of the Joffrey Ballet’s "Winning Works: Choreographers of Color” commission). $25-55

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THE BIG REVEAL

July 21 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on July 21, 2019 at 10:30 am

Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 200 Larkin St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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Free

Expanding our notions of what a dance performance can be, The Big Reveal is a convening that weaves physicality with original songs and interactive learning sessions, bringing into focus human migration, living history and belonging. Join us for the the world premiere of Fog Beast’s new work, The Big Reveal.  Performances will be Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, with additional interactive learning sessions with world class facilitators throughout the day on Saturday and Sunday.

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Strictly Sideflower at SPF

July 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, repeating until July 21, 2019

Joe Goode Annex, 401 Alabama St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$15 – $20

A movement-based performance exploring perceptions of East-Asian female-presenting bodies in the context of "Whitening" in the US. We asked: how are we expected or not expected to be in space? Then we do both. We keep it neat, we make a mess. We play uneasily with “passing”, Whiteness, and finding our place. Part of Summer Performance Festival Program G, produced by SAFEhouse for the Arts. Created by Irene Hsi in collaboration with performers Erin Yen and Liselle Yap. Costume Styling…

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SAFEhouse ARTS presents Genevieve Rochefort and Mel Mark

July 26 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on July 27, 2019 at 8:00 pm

SAFEhouse Arts at 145 Eddy Street, 145 Eddy Street
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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$15 – $20
A dancer holding themselves upside down on vertical pipes.

Genevieve Rochefort’s new work explores partnerwork and use of the gaze. Rochefort is a recent graduate from the Alonzo King LINES Ballet Training Program. Mel Mark examines games and play in “No one can play this game alone.” Mark is originally from New Jersey, earned her BFA in Dance from the Ohio State University, and has performed and taught in Denmark through C.L.E.M. Summer Art Dance Project. Presented by SAFEhouse’s Resident Artists Workshop.

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ODC/Dance Presents Summer Sampler

July 26 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on July 27, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 2, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 8:00 pm

ODC Theater, 3153 17th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$30
Three dancers in blue running in different directions.

Delight in the fervor of summer with a sampling of what ODC has to offer. From full company pieces to solos to collaborating choreographers, experience the breadth of ODC’s flagship company in their intimate home space. This year Summer Sampler features two unique programs over two back-to-back weeks. ODC’s Artistic Directors and Choreographers (Brenda Way, KT Nelson, Kate Weare and Kimi Okada) collaborate and cross-pollinate on a new work exploring survival and escape during trying times over the first weekend. The second weekend…

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Studio 210 Resident Artist Showcase

July 26 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until July 27, 2019

Studio 210, 3435 Cesar Chavez
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$12 – $50.

Studio 210 Resident Artists Nol Simonse and Emelia (Jubilee July) Martinez Brumbaugh will showcase original works-in-progress developed over an 8-week residency at Studio 210 with mentorship from founder Deborah Slater, Artistic Director of Deborah Slater Dance Theater, now celebrating its 30th anniversary. Intended as an incubator and research laboratory for artists of all performance genres, the Studio 210 Residency provides dancers, choreographers, actors, directors, visual artists and teachers with time, space and the much-valued artistic guidance and support of Slater,…

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Subversion, a progressive works series

July 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
EXIT Theatre, 156 Eddy Street
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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Free

IncivilitySF is an irreverent showcase of politically-inspired work from San Francisco’s underground. Our new development series (Subversion) invites artists working with themes of social justice, community-empowerment, and political awakening to come try out new work/work-in-progress in front of a live audience. Each evening we’ll have four featured performers, plus an optional facilitated feedback session afterwards for those seeking input on their creations. Come be a part of the process and get incivil with us! Doors open at 8:00, show at…

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Carolina Lugo’s & Carolé Acuña’s Ballet Flamenco

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on July 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 27, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 10, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 17, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 31, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Peña Pachamama, 1630 Powell Street
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
+ Google Map
$22

Spanish night when the floor burns with pulsating sounds of footwork, song, castanets, syncopated hand clapping and guitar for a riveting display of this true Spanish art form.  A mother & daughter duo, Carolina’s y Carole’s, high energy and passion defines a new dimension in Spanish dance traditions  In the heart of North Beach, Pachamama is a small colorful nightclub, full of charm and  known for its tapas and great selections of wine, beer and specialty cocktails. "Flamenco star Carolé Acuña brings the soul of Spain…

Find out more »

Star Seed

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on August 3, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Canada College Theater, 4200 Farm Hill Blvd
Redwood City, CA 94061 United States
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$25
A flyer for NewGround Theatre Dance Company.

NewGround Theatre Dance Company under artistic director Coleen Lorenz presents Star Seed, a poetic weave of dance, voice, and imagery focusing on 3 powerful seeds that live inside each of us. When these 3 seeds are planted in the human heart, a new humanity is born. Sat, Jul 27 & Aug 3, 7pm, $25. Discount available to DG Members.

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SAFEhouse ARTS presents Genevieve Rochefort and Mel Mark

July 27 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on July 27, 2019 at 8:00 pm

SAFEhouse Arts at 145 Eddy Street, 145 Eddy Street
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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$15 – $20
A dancer holding themselves upside down on vertical pipes.

Genevieve Rochefort’s new work explores partnerwork and use of the gaze. Rochefort is a recent graduate from the Alonzo King LINES Ballet Training Program. Mel Mark examines games and play in “No one can play this game alone.” Mark is originally from New Jersey, earned her BFA in Dance from the Ohio State University, and has performed and taught in Denmark through C.L.E.M. Summer Art Dance Project. Presented by SAFEhouse’s Resident Artists Workshop.

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ODC/Dance Presents Summer Sampler

July 27 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on July 27, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 2, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 8:00 pm

ODC Theater, 3153 17th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$30
Three dancers in blue running in different directions.

Delight in the fervor of summer with a sampling of what ODC has to offer. From full company pieces to solos to collaborating choreographers, experience the breadth of ODC’s flagship company in their intimate home space. This year Summer Sampler features two unique programs over two back-to-back weeks. ODC’s Artistic Directors and Choreographers (Brenda Way, KT Nelson, Kate Weare and Kimi Okada) collaborate and cross-pollinate on a new work exploring survival and escape during trying times over the first weekend. The second weekend…

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Studio 210 Resident Artist Showcase

July 27 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until July 27, 2019

Studio 210, 3435 Cesar Chavez
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
+ Google Map
$12 – $50.

Studio 210 Resident Artists Nol Simonse and Emelia (Jubilee July) Martinez Brumbaugh will showcase original works-in-progress developed over an 8-week residency at Studio 210 with mentorship from founder Deborah Slater, Artistic Director of Deborah Slater Dance Theater, now celebrating its 30th anniversary. Intended as an incubator and research laboratory for artists of all performance genres, the Studio 210 Residency provides dancers, choreographers, actors, directors, visual artists and teachers with time, space and the much-valued artistic guidance and support of Slater,…

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August 2019

SAFEhouse ARTS presents Christina Carter, Es “Delight” Co, and Connolly Strombeck

August 2 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on August 3, 2019 at 8:00 pm

SAFEhouse Arts at 145 Eddy Street, 145 Eddy Street
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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$15 – $20
A dancer in a dark space dimly lit by red lights. They are slightly bent forward with arms spread apart seemingly reaching for something.

Christina Carter explores the work and pleasure of activism in her new solo. Carter is a choreographer and improviser living in Oakland and holds an MFA from Mills College. Es “Delight” Co is directed by Esra Coskun and presents a new dance work examining loss. Coskun is a Lead Artist at SAFEhouse Arts. Connolly Strombeck, Ballet Master at San Francisco Academy of Ballet, is also presenting new work on this program. Presented by SAFEhouse’s Resident Artist Workshop.

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Appropriate? : LV Dance Collective’s 5th Home Season

August 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on August 3, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 4, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Dance Mission Theater, 3316 24th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$22 – $25

“Appropriate?” is an examination of Cultural Appropriation, which is a phrase used when an established culture adopts elements from another culture, usually a minority culture. Asking the questions: “Why is it so offensive?”, “Who indeed profits from it?”, “Can there be a proper occasion to appropriate?”, and “What are some imprecations that can emerge, specifically for the minority societies?”. LV Dance Collective (LVDC) will explore this controversial matter, by utilizing modern dance vocabulary and indigenous rooted movement. LVDC’s Artistic Directors, Kao…

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ODC/Dance Presents Summer Sampler

August 2 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on July 27, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 2, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 8:00 pm

ODC Theater, 3153 17th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
+ Google Map
$30
Three dancers in blue running in different directions.

Delight in the fervor of summer with a sampling of what ODC has to offer. From full company pieces to solos to collaborating choreographers, experience the breadth of ODC’s flagship company in their intimate home space. This year Summer Sampler features two unique programs over two back-to-back weeks. ODC’s Artistic Directors and Choreographers (Brenda Way, KT Nelson, Kate Weare and Kimi Okada) collaborate and cross-pollinate on a new work exploring survival and escape during trying times over the first weekend. The second weekend…

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Peninsula Ballet Theatre presents Dance Makers

August 2 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on August 3, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Peninsula Ballet Theatre, 1880 S. Grant St.
San Mateo, 94402 United States
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$25

Celebrate the vibrancy of dance on the Peninsula with an eclectic evening of works by Bay Area choreographers. Featuring dances by Gregory Amato, Niki & Kiara Arellano, Kim Dodge, Matthew Ebert, Sam Ek & Joshua Ugarte, Edgar Lepe, Beth Lim, Robert Lowman, Erin Parsley, and Chloé Watson.

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Bayal Kaymanen (Dancing Smoke)

August 2 @ 8:30 pm
Memorial Glade at UC Berkeley, Memorial Glade South Hall Rd
Berkeley, California 94720 United States
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Free

Miriki Performing Arts presents Bayal Kaymanen (Dancing Smoke), a full-length dance performance exploring the relationship of fire between Yidinji Nation (Cairns, Australia) and Northern Pomo Dancers (Northern California). Bringing together young people and their communities, Bayal Kaymanen explores the notions of fire in ceremony and the connections between the two groups. The collaborative development has occurred over two years and focuses on inter-generational and cross-cultural engagement. Although an ocean separates the groups, the connections and learnings about each other’s cultures…

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Carolina Lugo’s & Carolé Acuña’s Ballet Flamenco

August 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on July 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 27, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 10, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 17, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 31, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Peña Pachamama, 1630 Powell Street
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
+ Google Map
$22

Spanish night when the floor burns with pulsating sounds of footwork, song, castanets, syncopated hand clapping and guitar for a riveting display of this true Spanish art form.  A mother & daughter duo, Carolina’s y Carole’s, high energy and passion defines a new dimension in Spanish dance traditions  In the heart of North Beach, Pachamama is a small colorful nightclub, full of charm and  known for its tapas and great selections of wine, beer and specialty cocktails. "Flamenco star Carolé Acuña brings the soul of Spain…

Find out more »

Star Seed

August 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on August 3, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Canada College Theater, 4200 Farm Hill Blvd
Redwood City, CA 94061 United States
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$25
A flyer for NewGround Theatre Dance Company.

NewGround Theatre Dance Company under artistic director Coleen Lorenz presents Star Seed, a poetic weave of dance, voice, and imagery focusing on 3 powerful seeds that live inside each of us. When these 3 seeds are planted in the human heart, a new humanity is born. Sat, Jul 27 & Aug 3, 7pm, $25. Discount available to DG Members.

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Choreographers Showcase at SpectorDance

August 3 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on August 4, 2019 at 2:00 pm

SpectorDance, 3343 Paul Davis Dr
Marina, CA 93933 United States
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TBA
Two dancers in contact with each other bending the upper body at the waist.

For over 21 years, SpectorDance has invited dance makers to submit applications to the Choreographers Showcase. From a statewide and national search, SpectorDance selects works to be performed in our state-of-the-art venue on the Monterey Peninsula. The Choreographers Showcase offers our local audiences a chance to see a wide variety of original, cutting-edge works while simultaneously expanding performance opportunities for dance artists. The Choreographers Showcase celebrates the diversity and vitality of dance as a contemporary art form today.

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Bliss Dance Festival

August 3 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Truth is Beauty, 1600 Alvarado St
San Leandro, CA 94577 United States
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$12 – $15

Bliss Dance Company proudly present Bliss Dance Festival(BDF). BDF is the first dance festival to celebrate female sexual empowerment showcasing Bay Area’s female choreographers. Choreographers will express what they feel or witness about female sexuality while responding to the question, “What would the world be like if women were safe?”. Enjoy an evening of dance near downtown San Leandro at the site of Truth Is Beauty, a 55 foot sculpture created by Burning Man artist, Marco Cochrane. Bliss Dance Festival…

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SAFEhouse ARTS presents Christina Carter, Es “Delight” Co, and Connolly Strombeck

August 3 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on August 3, 2019 at 8:00 pm

SAFEhouse Arts at 145 Eddy Street, 145 Eddy Street
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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$15 – $20
A dancer in a dark space dimly lit by red lights. They are slightly bent forward with arms spread apart seemingly reaching for something.

Christina Carter explores the work and pleasure of activism in her new solo. Carter is a choreographer and improviser living in Oakland and holds an MFA from Mills College. Es “Delight” Co is directed by Esra Coskun and presents a new dance work examining loss. Coskun is a Lead Artist at SAFEhouse Arts. Connolly Strombeck, Ballet Master at San Francisco Academy of Ballet, is also presenting new work on this program. Presented by SAFEhouse’s Resident Artist Workshop.

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