Walking Distance Dance Festival Returns to the Mission District in May

ODC Theater recently announced the Eighth Annual Walking Distance Dance Festival. The festival has a three-part program, running May 12th – 19th at ODC Theater, featuring artists from Los Angeles and the Bay Area in three programs based in and around ODC’s two-building Mission district campus.

Performers participating in this year’s event include San Francisco-based intermedia collective Mary Armentrout Dance Theater; 2014 United States Artists Rockefeller Fellow d. Sabela grimes; Kinetech Arts, a member of ODC Theater’s newest cohort of resident artists; Barak Marshall, the former house choreographer of Batsheva Dance Company, now artist in residence at the University of Southern California’s Glorya Kaufman School of Dance; and ODC/Dance Associate Choreographer & ODC School Director Kimi Okada.


Tickets to Walking Distance Dance Festival range from $15-$60 – now on sale.

Check out the full day-by-day festival schedule below.

8th Annual Walking Distance Dance Festival
listening creates an opening by Mary Armentrout Dance Theater (West Coast premiere)
ELECTROGYNOUS by d. Sabela grimes
Resonant Frequencies, by Kinetech Arts
MONGER, USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance with Barak Marshall
Canine Comfort, ODC/Dance

Mary Armentrout Dance Theater | listening creates an opening

Sunday, May 12th at 6:30pm
Monday, May 13th at 6:30pm
Tuesday, May 14th at 6:30pm

Kinetech Arts | Resonant Frequencies
USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance | MONGER by Barak Marshall

Thursday, May 16th at 7pm
Friday, May 17th at 7pm

ODC/Dance | Canine Comfort
d. Sabela grimes | ELECTROGYNOUS

Saturday, May 18th at 2pm
Saturday, May 18th at 6:30pm
Sunday, May 19th at 6:30pm

ODC Theater, at 3153 17th Street in SF, hosts more 150 performances each year involving nearly 1,000 local, regional, national and international artists.

Written by Carlos Olin Montalvo

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