ONSITE Archive

ONSITE is a program of free, large-scale, site-specific dance in San Francisco. 

Learn more about past ONSITE performances:

October 2020: House/Full of BlackWomen
New Chitlin Circuitry: Reparations Vaudeville – A site specific ritual performance project that addresses issues of displacement, well being, and sex trafficking of black women and girls in Oakland

July 2019: Fog Beast
The Big Reveal – A focus on human migration, ecology, living history and belonging

July 2017: AXIS Dance Company
Occupy – A site-specific journey through an urban garden

August-September 2016: NAKA Dance Theater
RACE: Stories From The Tenderloin

February-July 2015: Shinichi Iova-Koga/inkBoat
95 Rituals (for Anna Halprin)

April-May 2014: Sara Shelton Mann
The Eye of Horus: Five Solos: Views of the Primal Body 

June 2013: Amara Tabor-Smith
He Moved Swiftly But Gently Down the Not Too Crowded Street: Ed Mock and Other True Tales in a City That Once Was…

September 2012: Jo Kreiter
Niagara Falling: a visually arresting aerial dance and multimedia event.

September-October: 2011 Katie Faulkner
We Don’t Belong Here: a portable movement, video, and sound event.

March 2010: Ben Levy
Intimate Visibility: A collision of new media, dance, and flash mob.

February 2010: Erika Chong Shuch
Love Everywhere: A public celebration of love.

August 2009: Patrick Makuakane
Hit and Run Hula: Taking San Francisco by storm in a hula ambush.

May 2009: Anna Halprin
Spirit of Place: A performance responding to the site at Stern Grove, a space designed by Lawrence Halprin

August 2008: Joanna Haigood
Shifting Cornerstone: A window between the present and the past, between memory and imagination.