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New Rooftop Performance by RAWdance at SF’s Salesforce Park (Sept. 3-5)

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Saturday, September 4, 2021 - 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Salesforce Park | 425 Mission St., San Francisco, CA

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New Rooftop Performance by RAWdance at SF’s Salesforce Park (Sept. 3-5)

RAWdance, in partnership with TJPA’s Salesforce Park, premieres “Portal“, a free, public, site-specific live performance, which transforms the elevated garden into a multimedia ecosystem animated by evocative movement and physical storytelling.

Envisioned by Co-Artistic Director Katerina Wong with mixed media artist Ephraim Colbert, “Portal” investigates the intersections of skyscrapers and gardens, migration and stagnation, and belonging and isolation after an unprecedented year of collective challenge.

The park’s landscape will come alive through dynamic contemporary dance, text, lighting installation, video, and a layered soundscore to generate a dreamlike sensorial experience.

RAWdance presents “Portal”, in partnership with TJPA’s Salesforce Park

September 3-5, 2021 at 7:30pm – Learn more

No advanced tickets or RSVPs are required.

Salesforce Park, 425 Mission St., San Francisco

  • Suggested entrance: Escalators or elevators at the Transit Center on 1st St. between Mission St. and Howard St. The performance will begin at the Main Plaza in the park.
  • Getting there: Public transportation is encouraged, as parking around the park is limited.

The first site-specific dance performance at Salesforce Park since its inception, “Portal” will take audiences on a journey from one end of the public park to the other, illuminating the landscaping and architecture with movement by six stellar Bay Area dance artists. Rooted in our shared recent experiences during the pandemic, “Portal” offers a space to process and reflect as a community, reimagine our collective hopes and dreams, and recommit ourselves to a future of progress through imagination.

Salesforce Park’s unique location brings together the city’s vibrant and diverse communities, from technologists to artists, from locals to visitors, in a shared artistic gathering space. Audiences of all ages are welcomed and encouraged to attend. Please note, seating will be limited, and audiences will be asked to stand and mobilize throughout the Park for the majority of the one-hour long performance. City-mandated Covid protocols will be in place to ensure the safety of audiences and performers.

“Portal” is supported by the San Francisco Arts Commission.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, In Person, Labor Day Weekend, Outdoors, Sponsored, Theater & Performance
Address: 425 Mission St., San Francisco, CA