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WHO WE SERVE:

♥PERFORMANCES:

In 2008-09, live audiences exceeded 50,000! 10,000 were underserved children offered free performances at: SF War Memorial Opera House (6000); Youth in Arts at the Marin Center (4000); and SF Symphony's Deck the Halls (2000) at the Davies Symphony Hall. 20,000 were international tourists and Russians at the White Nights Festival of Saint Petersburg; and 10,000 were SF Bay Area residents at our self-produced performances at the Palace of Fine Arts, Herbst Theater, and other venues.

♥EDUCATION AND OUTREACH:

Presidio Dance Theatre Academy offers 27 classes/rehearsals per week with 320 attending. 12 performing artists and international ensembles/choreographers utilize the facility in the evenings/weekends in co-production with Presidio Dance Theatre. PPAF's Choreographer's International Dance Workshops are offered to the public quarterly. PPAF's DANCE OUT! outreach offers free dance classes to SFUSD students at their schools, based in Sunset, Richmond, and Panhandle consortiums. Annually, 150 students participate in this program and the most promising are identified and recruited under scholarship to the Presidio Dance Theatre Academy.


PRESIDIO DANCE THEATRE

A Professional Production Company

Led by Artistic Director and Principal Choreographer, Sherene Melania, the Company annually presents Winter and Spring Seasons with an original repertoire of over 100 works.


JUNIOR COMPANY

For young Artists-in-Training, Ages 8-18

A pre-professional program which combines classical ballet technique, danse de charactere, and the study of international folk dance with cultural appreciation.


ACADEMY, Community Education

Presidio Dance Theatre Academy

The Academy offers community classes for all ages. Students select from a variety of dance disciplines which spark their personal interest.


DANCE OUT! Education and Outreach

DANCE OUT!

Presidio Dance Theatre offers afterschool dance consortiums to underserved boys and girls, based in their Sunset and Richmond Districts.


Summer Dance Camps


Choreographers Workshops


Dancing Across Cultures Costume Exhibition

 

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