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2022 San Francisco “Trolley Dances” in SoMa + Chinatown (October 22-23)

Epiphany Dance Theater has announced the program for the 19th annual San Francisco Trolley Dances (SFTD) October 22 – 23. Under the direction of Epiphany Artistic Director Kim Epifano and Managing Director Zoë Klein, this year’s route connects San Francisco’s South of Market to Chinatown along the city’s new Central Subway, the Muni T-Line extension.
19th Annual San Francisco Trolley Dances
October 22-23, 2022 | 10:15a to 2:45p
SoMa and Chinatown, San Francisco
Tickets are free

In addition to taking public transit, attendees have the option to walk or bike to the performance sites on their own. Route maps will be available on site and online at epiphanydance.net/san-francisco-trolley-dances. As in the past, on demand video of this year’s tour will be available to the public starting November 5.

Participating artists include Ballet22, Charya Burt, Flying Angels Chinese DanceCompany, Grrrl Brigade and Megan Lowe Dances, in addition to Epiphany Dance Theater.

Full Tours
A total of 10 tours are scheduled over the weekend starting at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts at 10:15 a.m., 11 a.m., 11:45 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. Each South of Market to Chinatown tour runs approximately two hours.
Half Tours
In addition, audiences have the option of attending just the second half of the tour starting at Woh Hei Yuen Park located at 1 John St in Chinatown. Half-tour start times are 11:45 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:15 p.m., 2 p.m. and 2:45 p.m. Half tours run 45 minutes to one hour, and conclude at Portsmouth Bridge at the Chinese Cultural Center.
Admission to SFTD is free with RSVP. Reservations will become available at epiphanydance.net/san-francisco-trolley-dances starting in early September.
Epiphany Dance Theater presents the 19th annual SAN FRANCISCO TROLLEY DANCES featuring Ballet22Charya BurtEpiphany Dance TheaterFlying Angels Chinese Dance CompanyGrrrl Brigade and Megan Lowe Dance.
October 22 – 23, 2021
Five tours each day @ 10:15 a.m.11 a.m.11:45 a.m.12:30 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Each full tour runs approximately two hours.
Chinatown half-tours start at 11:45 a.m., 12:30 p.m.1:15 p.m.2 p.m. and 2:45 p.m.
Each half-tour runs approximately 45 minutes.
Full Tour Start Point
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
701 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Chinatown Half-Tour Start Point
Woh Hei Yuen Park
1 John Street
San Francisco, CA 94133
Admission is FREE. Starting in early September, reservations will be available online at epiphanydance.net/san-francisco-trolley-dances. Details about how to stream the event, starting November 5, will also appear at this link.

Free / RSVP