SAFEhouse Arts Summer Performance Festival is an annual event featuring a range of the Bay Area’s dancers/dance makers, from mid-career artists to those just finding their voice. The festival acts as a cultural lab for new movement, experimental ideas and different modes of theatricality, which results is some of the most avant-garde performance in San Francisco. Artists are invited to freely investigate themes both personal and political, from the lyrical to visceral.
July 2019 will mark SAFEhouse’s 12th annual Summer Performance Festival (SPF12) with 2 weeks of 8 programs presented at Joe Goode Annex. SPF12 will feature new work by over 22 artists including Kitty Conlon, eMotion Arts, Kevin Wong, Bahiya Movement, PULP, Chelsea Van Billiard, Peri Trono, Kickbal, Emergence Dance Company, EbbFlow collective, Jennifer Perfilio | Movement Works, STEAMROLLER Dance Company, pateldanceworks, Rhea Speights, for change dance collective, Irene Hsi, Alma Esperanza Cunningham, Frankie Lee III, OOMPH Dance Theater, and more. Spanning contemporary, Brazilian, Ballet, Hip Hop, and theatrical dance disciplines the festival artists will explore myriad themes including isolation, resilience, hidden histories, crisis, healing.
Program A: July 11, 2019 @ 8:00pm – Kitty Conlon | eMotion Arts
Program A: July 12, 2019 @ 8:00pm – Kitty Conlon | eMotion Arts
Program C: July 13, 2019 @ 8:00pm – AIRspace – No one turned away for lack of funds.
Program D: July 14, 2019 @ 7:00pm – Jenna Valez Curated Evening
Program E: July 17, 2019 @ 8pm – Jennifer Perfilio & STEAMROLLER
Program E: July 18, 2019 @ 8pm – Jennifer Perfilio & STEAMROLLER
Program F: July 19, 2019 @ 8pm – for change dance collective, pateldanceworks, RHEA SPEIGHTS
Program F: July 20, 2019 @ 3pm – for change dance collective, pateldanceworks, RHEA SPEIGHTS
Program G: July 20, 2019 @ 6pm Irene | Alma | Frankie
Program H: July 21, 2019 @ 4pm – Heather Stockton, OOMPH DANCE THEATER
Program G: July 21, 2019 @ 6pm Irene | Alma | Frankie
(Limited/Early Bird) $10-20 (at the door)
more info: SAFEhouseArts.org