Part of the annual Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, ChoreoFest highlights the spectacular strength, diversity, and vibrancy of the Bay Area contemporary dance scene through a two-day mini festival of site specific work. Curated by RAWdance’s Artistic Directors, the third annual ChoreoFest will feature eight local companies along with RAWdance in two truly special performances throughout the Gardens’ lawns and architecture. Artists: Chris Black David Herrera Performance Company Fog Beast Lenora Lee Dance Liv Schaffer Margaret Jenkins Dance Company Natasha Adorlee/Concept o4 punkkiCo and RAWdance ABOUT YBGF YBG Festival presents classical, world, and jazz music, contemporary and traditional Festival presents classical, world, and jazz music, contemporary and traditional dance, theater, children’s and family programs, and cultural events reflecting the rich cultures and creativity of the region. Artistic excellence, inclusion, diversity and innovation are at the heart of our mission. As the only curated arts park fully dedicated to the long-term presentation of free arts and cultural programs, Yerba Buena Gardens has a unique place in the cultural landscape of San Francisco. More Info at YBGF.org.
FREE! Programs presented outdoors No designated seating, no ticket system, no required RSVP
Join Co-Artistic Directors Wendy Rein and Ryan T. Smith, and Associate Artistic Director Katie Wong for a chance to embody RAWdance’s celebrated choreography. Class will begin with a brief, dynamic warm-up in preparation for a deeper exploration into some of the company’s recent repertory. Focus will be placed on form, strength, and artistic interpretation with an emphasis on breath, momentum, rhythm, and articulation.
Wednesday, July 24 7:30-9PM Class fee: $25 Alonzo King LINES Dance Center 26 7th Street, 5th Floor San Francisco REGISTER ONLINE Photo by RJ Muna
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RAWdance’s beloved salon serves up a fresh dose of unique, high quality dance art in a lavish setting, but with a living room vibe. Five Bay Area choreographers join RAWdance to share works-in-progress and revamped repertory tailored for intimate viewing. Stay tuned for the line-up of artists for this round. For the CONCEPT series, choreographers are encouraged to share work at any point of creation, offering new perspectives into the artistic process. RAWdance’s Artistic Directors take turns hosting and serving treats in between the works. The series takes place in the lavish Green Room in the San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center, creating a rare opportunity to see dance in one of the most beautiful spaces in the city.
Pay-What-You-Can (Suggested Donation $10-$20) No advanced ticket sales Children welcome Popcorn, coffee, and snacks will be provided Friday, Sept. 5 at 8pm Saturday, Sept. 6 at 3pm & 7pm
The Green Room San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center 401 Van Ness Avenue, 2nd Floor, San Francisco Image by Hillary Goidell