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October 16
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A community celebration for the new ODC Theater! We are bringing together a bounty of Bay Area talent for a jam-packed day of FREE dance, theater, and music performances. Our 12-hour housewarming party features 25 local companies, co-curated by Theater Director Rob Bailis and leading Bay Area artists and producers.


While this is a free event, tickets are required. Tickets are available in person at the ODC Theater one hour before each showcase. No advance tickets are available. Please plan to arrive early to secure a ticket for the show you wish to attend. Questions? Email

Delicous street food from Adobo Hobo, the Weird Fish Taco Bike and Mr. Arroz Caldo will be available from 3-7pm.

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Contemporary Dance – Curated by Rob Bailis

ODC/Dance, Robert Moses Kin, RAWdance, Scott Wells and Dancers, Little Seismic Dance Company

Dance Theater – Curated by Joe Goode

Navarette x Kajiyama Dance Theater, Deborah Slater, Mary Armentrout, Laura Arrington

Theater – Curated by Mark Jackson

Killing My Lobster, Magician Christian Cagigal, Mugwumpin, 11th Hour Ensemble

World Dance – Curated by Lily Kharrazi

Vanessa Vo, Academy of Hawaiian Arts, Alseny Soumah / Lahydi Dance Theater, Vishnu Tattva Das and Odissi Vilas: Sacred Dance of India

Dance on Camera - Co-Curated by KT Nelson and Greta Schonberg
See dance choreographed for the camera by local, national and international artists. Check signage in the Theater for schedule and programs.

Company C Contemporary Ballet, Lines Ballet Professional Program, Post:Ballet

ODC School and Rhythm & Motion Dance Program Faculty – Curated by Consuelo Faust

Salsa Rueda with Ryan and Sidney, Clogging with the Barbary Coast Cloggers, Naby Bangoura / Kouroubekouroube, Joti Singh / Duniya Dance and Drum

Youth Program – Curated by Kimi Okada

Dimensons Extensions Dance, YouthSpeaks, ODC Dance Jam, Loco Bloco

To celebrate the day, tickets to the ODC Theater Fall Season will be available for purchase at the box office at reduced price of $15.


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