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D.I.R.T. Festival 2019: Dance In Revolt(ing) Times
Dance Mission Theater
San Francisco, CA
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D.I.R.T. Festival 2019: Dance In Revolt(ing) Times
D.I.R.T. Festival 2019
Dance In Revolt(ing) Times
stromSurge: The waters are rising...
March 9-17

"The diverse artists assembled for D.I.R.T. channel their own anger, fears, frustrations and joys into physical acts  some of provocative beauty." -   KQED Arts

stormSURGE: The waters are rising Climate change is the defining subject of our time. The 2019 festival features artists exploring ideas and concerns surrounding Global Warming and displacement as a result of environmental change, with a special focus on artists from island nations and frontline communities.

The D.I.R.T. Festival, or Dance In Revolt(ing) Times, is a social political dance festival in its 4th year. D.I.R.T. presents the work of artists that explicitly addressing local/global challenges through their creative process. There are many ways that an artist may address such challenges  be it from the content of their choreography, to looking at who has a voice, to their process.

March 9-10 / Sat 8pm*, Sun 7pm
Patrick Makuakane / Na Lei Hulu I Ka Wekiu (Sat only)
Boomshake Music (Sun only)
Tigre Bailando
Danza Contacto Puerto Rico
Sammay Dizon and Halau 'O Kawainuhi
Hien Huynh
Primera GeneraciĆ³n
and guest poet Terisa Siagatonu (Sun only)
* Visiting from San Juan, PR, Danza Contacto Puerto Rico will give a talk-back on the conditions in Puerto Rico post Hurricane Maria after the show Saturday.

March 16-17 / Sat 8pm, Sun 7pm*
Chitresh Das Institute
Krissy Keefer / Dance Brigade
Chris Babingui
Kyle Limin
Kerensa DeMars
Bernard Brown (Sun only)
* Special pre-show performance by Javier Stell Fresquez 30 min before curtain Sat & Sun

Tickets to evening shows:
General: $22 in advance, $28 at the door
Students/Seniors (65+) with ID: $20 in advance, $25 at the door
Super supporter: $30


**Free, reservations encouraged: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4103800
Free panel discussion and mini performance with
Jesselito Bie
Polina Smith
Bernard Brown
Keisha Turner
and others.
Conversation and panel facilitated by Anne Bleuthenthal.

MARCH 17, 3:30PM
**Free, reservations encouraged: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4104836
Free workshop with PODER on climate change at the Secret Garden (2710a Harrison Street at 23rd; In case of rain, workshop will be moved to Dance Mission).

PODER is a grassroots environmental justice organization based in the Mission and Excelsior. PODER's mission is to organize with Latino immigrant families and youth to put into practice people-powered solutions that are locally based, community led and environmentally just.


Dance Mission Theater (View)
3316 24th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States


Arts > Dance

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: No


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