move(men)t: a men's dance festival

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Country and Region United StatesCalifornia
Type of Festival Dance
Location of Festival San Francisco, California, USA
Festival Contact Information

Joe Landini and Shannon Preto, Organizers
The Garage
975 Howard Street
San Francisco, California
Phone: +01 415-885-4006

Festival Description

SAFEhouse presents a new annual festival that highlights the unique contributions of men in the field of Bay Area contemporary dance. This year’s festival is a provocative combination of veteran choreographers including Scott Wells and Eric Kupers from Dandelion Dance Theater; trans-men—Joshua Klipp from Freeplay Dance Crew; and a full slate of emerging choreographers. move(men)t features two programs and promises to become an important new addition to the Bay Area’s cultural landscape.

Festival Dates April 9 - 10, 2009
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Festival Events:

Program 2008:
  • Program A
    • April 17-18 Thursday and Friday
      Featuring—Sheldon Smith, Joshua Klipp (Freeplay Dance Crew), Adam Venker, Shannon Preto and a dance film by Rajendra Serber.
  • Program B
    • April 19-20 Saturday and Sunday
      Featuring—Andrew Wass, Travis Rowland, Scott Wells, Shannon Preto, Charles Gushue and a new film by Eric Kupers.


Other Sources:

Articles and Reviews:
  • Move(men)t: Festival focuses on dancing dudes, by Reyhan Harmanci (San Francisco Chronicle, April 17, 2008)


Practical Info:

  • The Garage
    975 Howard Street
    San Francisco, California
  • Online information visit
  • Performances begin at 8:00pm
  • Cost is $15


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