Founded in 2003, San Francisco Playhouse has already been described in the New York Times as "a company that stages some of the most consistently high-quality work around." It's the city's Off-Broadway company and located in the heart of the Union Square Theater District! For more info and upcoming productions, go to www.sfplayhouse.org/sfph!
Founded in 1998, Presidio presents dance, music, and theatre traditions in their historic context, raising public awareness and appreciation for diversity and art forms from across the globe! In celebrating such various artistic traditions, Presidio nurtures community vitality and promotes compassion for humanity. For more info and upcoming shows, go to www.presidiodance.org!
Carte Blanche creates innovative and engaging dance performances by mixing levity and depth. They combine dance, theatre, and interactive video to create thoughtful narratives and journeys into the human identity. Go to www.carteblanche-sf.com for more info and upcoming shows!
ODC is a groundbreaking contemporary arts institution that has been operating in San Francisco for 40 years! Its programs and various community activities contribute to community development, stability, and access to creative art-making. For upcoming shows and class info, go to www.odcdance.org!
Voted #1 in nightlife by Yelp in 2010, Red Hots Burlesque has been featured in The New York Times, NBC, and other media outlets over the years. After relocating from NYC to San Francisco in 2008, it quickly established itself as a great night out for sexy and outrageously hilarious entertainment in the City by the Bay! Check out www.redhotsburlesque.com for upcoming events!
Theatre of Yugen is a San Francisco-based ensemble of artists from around the world who create works of world theatre influenced by the classical Japanese forms of Noh and Kyogen. No matter the subject matter of their shows, they strive to project the aesthetic quality of yugen (mysterious elegance), which gives their work a distinctive style and provides a unique experience for the audience. Go to www.theatreofyugen.org for more info and upcoming performances!
Capacitor's performances explore the patterns and relationships inherent in nature and the cosmos. By using dance, interactive video, live music, cirque nouveau, and large movement sculptures, it humanizes abstract concepts and transcends cultural barriers in performances for all ages. Go to www.capacitor.org for more info and performance schedules!
The Marsh is a breeding ground for new performance, providing a community where both artists and audiences can branch out into new territories. Its events include workshops, sing-along nights, and the Monday Night Marsh+ Series, featuring emerging solo performers, musicians, playwrights, and more! For event schedules and more info about The Marsh, go to www.themarsh.org!