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2017 Bay Area Dance Week | April 21 – April 30

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The 19th annual Bay Area National Dance Week runs Friday, April 21 – Sunday, April 30, 2017.

The annual 10-day festival features over 400 free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, classical Indian, jazz, hip hop, ballet, traditional hula, fire dance, Samba, modern, Chinese classical, belly dance, aerial dance, West African, contact improvisation, and more.

> Complete Schedule of 2017 Free Events

2017 Bay Area Dance Week
Friday, April 21 – Sunday, April 30, 2017
All over the Bay Area

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Thursday, April 27

Bay Area Dance Week 2017: Free Events | April 27
Thursday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area Dance Week 2017: Free Events | April 27

The 19th annual Bay Area National Dance Week runs Friday, April 21 – Sunday, April 30, 2017. The annual 10-day festival features over 400 free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, classical Indian, jazz, hip ...

Smuin Ballet Dancers’ Typical Day Sneak Peek | SF
Thursday, April 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Academy of Ballet
Smuin Ballet Dancers' Typical Day Sneak Peek | SF

Come see Smuin dancers up close in an open studio rehearsal in honor of Bay Area Dance Week. Observe their 16 dancers during a typical day in the studio, working in conjunction with their ballet master and various choreographers to perfect the Company’s new works for the …

USF Dance Generators: Rites of Passage | SF
Thursday, April 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | USF Studio Theater on Lone Mountain
USF Dance Generators: Rites of Passage | SF

Dance Generators are a group of USF students, adults and elders from throughout the Bay Area, ages 18 to 84. Together they create thought-provoking works of dance/theater and stretch audiences’ definitions of dance.
Directed by Natalie Greene and Krista DeNio, this concert uses dance, theater, improvisation and …

Friday, April 28

Bay Area Dance Week 2017: Free Events | April 28
Friday, April 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area Dance Week 2017: Free Events | April 28

The 19th annual Bay Area National Dance Week runs Friday, April 21 – Sunday, April 30, 2017. The annual 10-day festival features over 400 free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, classical Indian, jazz, hip ...

Bay Area Dance Week: Capoeria & Brazilian Dances | SF
Friday, April 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Project Commotion
Bay Area Dance Week: Capoeria & Brazilian Dances | SF

Capoeira is an African-Brazilian ritualized way of combat, it’s a self-defense disguised as a dance. This class, led by Mestre Urubu Malandro of Capoeira Ijexá, will explore movements of capoeira along with other traditional Afro-Brazilian dances of maculelê and dança guerreira.
Please arrive 5 minutes early …

Saturday, April 29

Bay Area Dance Week 2017: Free Events | April 29
Saturday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area Dance Week 2017: Free Events | April 29

The 19th annual Bay Area National Dance Week runs Friday, April 21 – Sunday, April 30, 2017. The annual 10-day festival features over 400 free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, classical Indian, jazz, hip ...

San Francisco Ballet: Behind-the-Scenes Free Rehearsal | Opera House
Saturday, April 29 – 11:45 am | Cost: FREE | War Memorial Opera House
San Francisco Ballet: Behind-the-Scenes Free Rehearsal | Opera House

Want to see the artists of SF Ballet up close and in action? Go behind the scenes with SF Ballet, the oldest professional ballet company in America.
Observe the dancers of SF Ballet in action in a Company class, led by one of the Company’s Ballet Masters, …

Dancing in the Park 2017: Outdoor Dance Festival | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 29 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Dancing in the Park 2017: Outdoor Dance Festival | Golden Gate Park

See some of the best dance companies and dance schools in the Bay Area perform under the sun at the tenth annual Dancing in the Park festival at Golden Gate Park’s music concourse on April 29, 2017.
This annual outdoor dance event featuring dance companies from …

2017 Oakland Dance Festival | Jack London Square
Saturday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
2017 Oakland Dance Festival | Jack London Square

The Oakland Dance Festival brings the best local dancers, choreographers and teachers from the top studios to Jack London Square for one day of fabulous rhythm and fun.
2017 Oakland Dance Festival
Saturday, April 29, 2017 | Noon to 8 pm
Jack London Square, Oakland
FREE
The festival will showcase …

MACLA Family Art Day: Dance & Yoga Classes | San Jose
Saturday, April 29 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana
MACLA Family Art Day: Dance & Yoga Classes | San Jose

Come for a celebration of art and culture from the Latin American diaspora. Family Art Day is an event for youth and families with hands-on visual art activities with professional artists, bilingual gallery tours, multicultural dance and music performances, as well as dance and yoga …

Hula Pahu: Hawai’i’s Sacred Dance | Berkeley
Saturday, April 29 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mahea Uchiyama Center for Intʻl Dance
Hula Pahu: Hawai'i's Sacred Dance | Berkeley

Join Hālau Ka Ua Tuahine in a presentation of the sacred hula of Hawaii. Their presentation will include a Q&A session. Please arrive 15 minutes early to ensure a seat.
Please note, this event is listed as free on the Bay Area Dance Week website, but …

Sunday, April 30

Bay Area Dance Week 2017: Free Events | Final Day
Sunday, April 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area Dance Week 2017: Free Events | Final Day

The 19th annual Bay Area National Dance Week runs Friday, April 21 – Sunday, April 30, 2017. The annual 10-day festival features over 400 free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, classical Indian, jazz, hip ...

Blossom Festival: International Dance Party | SF
Sunday, April 30 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | CCSF Health and Wellness Center
Blossom Festival: International Dance Party | SF

Participate in a large program of dances from around the world. The first hour will be instruction time for dancers of all ages and experience.
Beginners are highly encouraged and basic rhythms, steps and styling will be reviewed. Mixed program including requests will follow until 5 pm. Stay …


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