Part of the annual Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, ChoreoFest highlights the spectacular strength, diversity, and vibrancy of the Bay Area contemporary dance scene through a two-day mini festival of site specific work. Curated and co-produced by RAWdance’s Artistic Directors, ChoreoFest features the work of local choreographers crafted specifically for the Gardens’ scenic lawns and architecture. Performances are free and open to the public. All are welcome!
About Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival presents classical, world, and jazz music, contemporary and traditional Festival presents classical, world, and jazz music, contemporary and traditional dance, theater, children’s and family programs, and cultural events reflecting the rich cultures and creativity of the region. Artistic excellence, inclusion, diversity and innovation are at the heart of our mission. As the only curated arts park fully dedicated to the long-term presentation of free arts and cultural programs, Yerba Buena Gardens has a unique place in the cultural landscape of San Francisco.
ChoreoFest 2022, Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
FACT/SF, Fullstop Dance, Hien Huynh, Nava Dance Theatre, PUSH Dance Company, RAWdance, SAMMAY
ChoreoFest 2021, Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Kiandanda Dance Theater/Byb Chanel Bibene, SAMMAY, RAWdance, Margaret Jenkins Dance Company, Shinichi Iova-Koga, FACT/SF, Fog Beast, CALI & CO Dance/Christine Cali, Natasha Adorlee’s Concept o4
ChoreoFest 2019, Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Chris Black Dance, David Herrera Performance Company, Fog Beast, Lenora Lee Dance, Margaret Jenkins Dance Company, Natasha Adorlee’s Concept o4, punkkico, RAWdance, and Liv Schaffer
ChoreoFest 2018, Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Alma Esperanza Cunningham, Bianca Cabrera/Blind Tiger Society, Chris Black Dance, detour dance, Kambara+Dancers, The MoveMessenger(s), Post:Ballet, RAWdance, and Simpson/Stulberg Collaborations
ChoreoFest 2017, Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
dawsondancesf, Embodiment Project, Kambara+Dancers, Maurya Kerr/tinypistol, The MoveMessenger(s), Nina Haft and Company in collaboration with Jiten Daiko, Post:Ballet, RAWdance, and Simpson/Stulberg Collaborations
Hillary Goidell, Amal Bisharat, and Tony Yuen