SFDanceworks Season Three
Jun
8
to Jun 10

SFDanceworks Season Three

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Join us for the centerpiece of the SFDanceworks Season, featuring works by Nacho DuatoPenny Saunders, and world premieres from artistic director James Sofranko and associate artistic director Danielle Rowe.  Donors at the $500 level or higher are invited to the VIP opening night reception.  Click here to make a donation.

June 8th, 8pm (VIP donor reception following the performance)
June 9th, 8pm (Q&A with SFDW artists following the performance)
June 10th, 2pm

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SFDanceworks BASH!
May
18
7:00 PM19:00

SFDanceworks BASH!

Celebrate SFDW's third anniversary season in style with this inaugural gala event!

Drinks, food, paella by Paellas & Cos, live performances from SFDanceworks and the pop band YASSOU, and a fund-a-need to support the mission of SFDanceworks: to present the best dance of the past, present & future.

TICKETS: $50
VIP DINNER, 5:30pm: $150  Exclusive seated dinner from chef Matt Roberts with artistic director James Sofranko and Danielle Rowe, associate artistic director. Limited availability.
LOCATION: Minnesota Street Project in the Dogpatch District of San Francisco

Sponsorship opportunities are available and include VIP dinner tickets, click here for more information.

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Behind the Scenes 3: Music for Dance
Apr
15
6:00 PM18:00

Behind the Scenes 3: Music for Dance

Join SFDanceworks for our third and final salon evening of 2018 with a panel discussion and reception featuring SFDW artists and collaborators.  In the intimate setting of a private residence located in downtown San Francisco, artistic director James Sofranko will take you behind the scenes to discuss the role that music plays in creating a dance.  On the panel will be Alton San Giovanni, composer of Danielle Rowe's world premiere for Season Three, along with choreographer Danielle Rowe, and pianist Ronny Michael Greenberg, who will discuss and play some of the Schubert Impromptus, which is the music James Sofranko's has chosen for his Season Three world premiere.  We welcome and encourage you to be part of the conversation during this Q&A salon.  A wine and light bites reception preceeds and follows the program.

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SFDanceworks performs at the Bard Music West Festival
Apr
7
8:00 PM20:00

SFDanceworks performs at the Bard Music West Festival

Witness a world premiere by James Sofranko, performed at the second annual Bard Music West Festival: The World of Henry Cowell.  Inspired by the composer Henry Cowell's collaborations and discussions with Martha Graham, Sofranko is creating a new dance for Danielle Rowe and Brett Conway to a commissioned score by Eugene Birman, played live by Third Sound.  One performance only!

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Behind the Scenes 2: The Choreographer/Dancer Relationship and Creative Process
Mar
11
6:00 PM18:00

Behind the Scenes 2: The Choreographer/Dancer Relationship and Creative Process

Join SFDanceworks for our second salon evening of 2018 with a panel discussion and reception featuring SFDW artists and collaborators.  In the intimate setting of a private residence located in Russian Hill, artistic director James Sofranko will take you behind the scenes with dancers and choreographers Brett Conway, Anne Zivolich-Adams, James Graham and Danielle Rowe to discuss the relationship between a choreographer and dancers during the creative process. Learn how a new dance is created and hear examples of the artists' experiences. We welcome and encourage you to be part of the conversation during this Q&A salon.  A wine and light bites reception proceeds and follows the program with a chance to mingle with the panelists.

Tickets here: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3331802

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SFDanceworks in Sonoma 2017
Nov
5
1:00 PM13:00

SFDanceworks in Sonoma 2017

Due to the wildfires, "SFDanceworks in Sonoma" will now be held Sunday November 5th (originally Oct 15th).

With a farm to table catered lunch prepared by chef Matt Roberts of BVR Farm, this event has become the talk of Sonoma and is not to be missed!   Located on the beautiful grounds of a private residence, relax with a glass of wine under the shade of the county's largest magnolia tree and enjoy a mini-performance from SFDanceworks.

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SFDanceworks in Sonoma
Oct
2
1:00 PM13:00

SFDanceworks in Sonoma

Join us in Sonoma for an afternoon of food, wine, and dance to support SFDanceworks Season Two!

Back by popular demand after last year's highly successful event, a luncheon featuring wood fired pizza will be prepared by Chef Matt Roberts, formerly of San Francisco's Jardiniere, and his wife, Elana Altman Roberts, former San Francisco Ballet soloist. The pair recently founded BVR Farm, a food-focused agritourism retreat bringing people together to share a meal, connect with the land, and meet the producers of their food. After lunch, be treated to a demonstration performance from SFDanceworks artists and hear from founder and artistic director James Sofranko about preparations for Season Two.

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$120 per person.  ($80 tax-deductible through our fiscal sponsor, Dancers' Group)  Space is limited to the first 100 guests.  All proceeds benefit SFDanceworks Season Two at the ODC Theater in San Francisco, June 22-25, 2017.

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SFDanceworks "Happy Hour" Open Rehearsal
Jun
10
5:00 PM17:00

SFDanceworks "Happy Hour" Open Rehearsal

Kick your weekend off right with a little dose of dancing and insight into the creative process. Witness a rehearsal for SFDanceworks' Inaugural Season firsthand and hear directly from the choreographers and dancers themselves.  Wine and snacks provided. $20 at the door. All proceeds benefit the inaugural season June 23-25 at the ODC Theater. 

Click HERE to RSVP on Facebook. (RSVP encouraged)

Academy of Ballet studios, 2121 Market St. (@Church)

Studio entrance is between the store windows for Crossroads, on the south side of Market Street, up two flights.  Street parking available (free after 6pm) or MUNI to Church St. station.

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Move to the Now 2016
Apr
26
6:00 PM18:00

Move to the Now 2016

A free event and party featuring live performances from Bay Area dance companies to celebrate Bay Area Dance Week!  Catch a sneak preview of SFDanceworks' Inaugural Season and enjoy the diversity of the dance community in San Francisco.

SF Oasis, 298 11th St. (@Folsom)

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