• Carnaval 2020 with Sambaxé

    Join the Sambaxé comparsa (contingent) as we electrify the streets of the Mission in San Franciscoís Annual Carnaval Parade! Sambaxé won 2nd place in last year's Parade and has been a contingent in the parade for 15 years.

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  • ODC Theater Presents Kinetech Arts: AI SENSORIUM

    AI Sensorium reflects on the advance of machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI). Like all the major technology advances in history, with the potential of drastically improving human lives, come unexpected side effects. In AI Sensorium, ODC Resident Artist Kinetech Arts investigates how bodies and minds are transformed, exploited, and manipulated by ML and AI both virtually and physically.

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  • ODC School presents Boys/Men PerforMANce

    Celebrate lifelong learning with an informal performance featuring students from ODC School, and professional guest artists.

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  • Tap: Level 1 with Sam Weber

    This 10-week workshop is for students who have never put on a pair of tap shoes before! Teens can participate; minimum age is 14 years-old. Drop-ins are allowed throughout the workshop.

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  • Tap: Level 2 with Sam Weber

    This 10-week workshop is for students who have a good working knowledge of our adult Tap Level 1 curriculum. Teens can participate; minimum age is 14 years-old. Drop-ins allowed for first 2 weeks unless workshop is full with pre-registration. All drop-ins after that time period must be approved by the instructor. 
     
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  • Deborah Slater Dance Theater and ODC Theater Co-Present inCIVILITY: Outrage Machine and A Seat at the Table

    “If you are not at the table, you are probably on the menu”.

    This co-presentation with ODC Theater is part two and three of Deborah Slater Dance Theater’s inCIVILITY series— the acclaimed Outrage Machine (2018), a combination of motion capture, live interactive visual effects, and the expressive power of dance; and the world premiere of the third and final section, A Seat at the Table, in celebration of DSDT’s 30th Anniversary season.

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  • Heels Latin Fusion Workshop with Marisa Craig

    In this 6-week challenge, dancers learn a choreographed routine in the style of Latin Fusion - a blend of traditional Latin dance movements with other choreography styles such as heels and jazz.

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  • Deborah Slater Dance Theater and ODC Theater Co-Present inCIVILITY: Outrage Machine and A Seat at the Table

    “If you are not at the table, you are probably on the menu”.

    This co-presentation with ODC Theater is part two and three of Deborah Slater Dance Theater’s inCIVILITY series— the acclaimed Outrage Machine (2018), a combination of motion capture, live interactive visual effects, and the expressive power of dance; and the world premiere of the third and final section, A Seat at the Table, in celebration of DSDT’s 30th Anniversary season.

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  • Deborah Slater Dance Theater and ODC Theater Co-Present inCIVILITY: Outrage Machine and A Seat at the Table

    “If you are not at the table, you are probably on the menu”.

    This co-presentation with ODC Theater is part two and three of Deborah Slater Dance Theater’s inCIVILITY series— the acclaimed Outrage Machine (2018), a combination of motion capture, live interactive visual effects, and the expressive power of dance; and the world premiere of the third and final section, A Seat at the Table, in celebration of DSDT’s 30th Anniversary season.

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  • "Intelligent Surfaces" Contact Improvisation with René Alvarez

    In this 1-month Contact Improvisation Series for dancers, we will utilize the intelligence of the surfaces we dance upon, including the earth and other bodies in the room.

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  • Carnaval 2020 with Sambaxé

    Join the Sambaxé comparsa (contingent) as we electrify the streets of the Mission in San Franciscoís Annual Carnaval Parade! Sambaxé won 2nd place in last year's Parade and has been a contingent in the parade for 15 years.

    DISCOVER MORE
  • Deborah Slater Dance Theater and ODC Theater Co-Present inCIVILITY: Outrage Machine and A Seat at the Table

    “If you are not at the table, you are probably on the menu”.

    This co-presentation with ODC Theater is part two and three of Deborah Slater Dance Theater’s inCIVILITY series— the acclaimed Outrage Machine (2018), a combination of motion capture, live interactive visual effects, and the expressive power of dance; and the world premiere of the third and final section, A Seat at the Table, in celebration of DSDT’s 30th Anniversary season.

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  • Dancers' Emotional Support Group, ODC Healthy Dancers' Clinic

    The Dancers’ Emotional Support Group run through ODC's Healthy Dancers’ Clinic, is a monthly support group that incorporates both movement therapy and talk therapy, offering a safe and compassionate environment for dancers to gather, facilitate connection, learn techniques to better manage stress, and share resources.

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  • Tap: Level 1 with Sam Weber

    This 10-week workshop is for students who have never put on a pair of tap shoes before! Teens can participate; minimum age is 14 years-old. Drop-ins are allowed throughout the workshop.

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  • Tap: Level 2 with Sam Weber

    This 10-week workshop is for students who have a good working knowledge of our adult Tap Level 1 curriculum. Teens can participate; minimum age is 14 years-old. Drop-ins allowed for first 2 weeks unless workshop is full with pre-registration. All drop-ins after that time period must be approved by the instructor. 
     
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  • Heels Latin Fusion Workshop with Marisa Craig

    In this 6-week challenge, dancers learn a choreographed routine in the style of Latin Fusion - a blend of traditional Latin dance movements with other choreography styles such as heels and jazz.

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  • The Living Earth Show and ODC Co-Present T.L.E.S.tival – Lordship and Bondage: The Birth of the Negro Superman, with M. Lamar

    On March 6 and 7, 2020 the ferociously creative percussion-guitar duo The Living Earth Show (Travis Andrews and Andy Meyerson) celebrates its tenth anniversary with an ODC co-presentation, T.L.E.S.tival, featuring two of its signature productions.

    March 6 features  M. Lamar’s Lordship and Bondage: The Birth of the Negro Superman, an original ten-movement song cycle performed by M. Lamar and The Living Earth Show, featuring texts drawn from G.W.F. Hegel’s "Lordship and Bondage” from Phenomenology of the Spirit, Friedrich Nietzsche's "Übermensch" from Thus Spoke Zarathustra, and Sun Ra’s interviews and writings on discipline and freedom.

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  • Dancehall Master Class with Schengen Squad of Italy

    In the Bay for the very first time the amazing Schengen Squad of Italy! These ladies are some of the top international dancehall dancers of the world. Placing in the top 2 in dancehall competions in Jamaica and abroad, individually and as a group.

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  • Audition Series with Dog & Pony

    The ODC School Audition Series brings dancers and choreographers together in a class context. Dancers may use class cards or pay a $18 drop in fee. Come early to fill out information forms. Dog & Pony creates live performances that re-shape and re-contextualize dominant paradigms to offer alternative perspectives for engaged audiences.

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  • Contact Improvisation with Katarina Eriksson

    In each moment of an improvised dance there are myriads of possibilities. When we cultivate a relaxed and focused presence, we can expand the range of choices, and continuously stay "out of the box" of expectation.

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