San Francisco International Hip Hop DanceFest

Event has passed (Fri Nov 11, 2016 - Sun Nov 13, 2016)
Palace of Fine Arts
2pm, 7pm
Arts, Music, Art Festival, Hip Hop


Micaya presents, The San Francisco International Hip Hop DanceFest (SFIHHDF). The SFIHHDF is the first ever festival of its kind that honors the artistry of hip hop dance in a non-competitive environment. In one spectacular weekend, the SFIHHDF presents groundbreaking performances from professional dance companies from all over the globe. 2016 marks the 18th year for the SFIHHDF; presenting inspiring, electrifying and thought provoking works of art through hip hop dance forms. Award winning and critically acclaimed, the SFIHHDF is a Bay Area legend that is not to be missed!

All ages event


Friday, November 11, 2016 8:00 PM
Sunday, November 13, 2016 2:00 PM

Paradox Sal (Paris) “Bounce”
Groovaloos (Los Angeles) “Find Your Groove”
Femme Fatales (Los Angeles) “Sisterhood”
S.I.N.E. Crew (Vietnam) “Straight Line”
“Rennie Harris Grass Roots Project” (Denver) “ What-Dah”
The Tribe (San Francisco) “Year of the Tribe”
On Demand (Oakland) “Divas”
Amenti Collective (The Netherlands) “Cleanse”
Shaadow Sefiroth (London) “The Gentleman”
Sunday, November 13, 2016: Kids freestyle circle after the show in lobby with TURFinc – FREE

Saturday, November 12, 2016 8:00 PM
Sunday, November 13, 2016 7:00 PM

Paradox Sal (Paris) “ Fighting Spirit”
Femme Fatale (Los Angeles) “Light Up Dolls”
S.I.N.E. Crew (Vietnam) “Dream”
S.I.N.E. Crew (Vietnam) “Non La”
Groovaloos (Los Angeles) “Lock it Up”
Rennie Harris Grass Roots Project (Denver) “I Want You, Stuck & A Day in the Life”
* Parental Discretion advised, mature subject matter
Amenti Collective (The Netherlands) “Sinking”
Embodiment Project (San Francisco) “Seed Language”
TURFinc (Oakland) “The Movement”
Shaadow Sefiroth (London) “The Shinobi”
Saturday, November 12, 2016: VIP/Performer party (21+) after show in lobby. Host Bar, DJ KoolRaul, performance by Oakland Boogaloo Conservatory – $15 at door


The San Francisco International Hip Hop DanceFest features today’s hottest hip hop dance companies. Curated by DanceFest Founder and Director Micaya, this year’s event includes two programs featuring new works by acclaimed returning artists Ill Style & Peace Productions, Funk Beyond Control, Mix’d Ingrdnts, SoulForce Dance Company, Loose Change, Groove against the Machine, Footworkingz and Chapkis Dance Family. Performing at the festival for the first time are UK’s Far from the Norm, the Lor Brothers – VillN & M-PACT, Nicole Klaymoon’s Embodiment Project featuring d. Sabela grimes, bone breaking company Bones the Machine, Nextlevelsquad and Greathouse of Dance. More than 100 individuals will take the stage mixing skillfulness with artistry and storytelling. The DanceFest is internationally known as the prestigious event for presenting hip hop dance.



  1. Palace of Fine Arts
    3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA

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