Dancing into the New Year

January offers a full calendar of dance events to inspire and delight, from a classic ballet to a festival with a cathedral as its stage. Experience innovative choreography and graceful movement on several San Francisco stages. We've included a few examples below; see more dance events in January here.

“Roar” RAWdance's 15th Anniversary Season at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Forum, January 24-26


RAWdance rings in the New Year with much celebration—its 15th anniversary season, the naming of Katerina Wong as associate artistic director and a new mixed-repertory program.  Learn more.

The San Francisco Ballet's Program 01: Don Quixote, January 25-February 3


San Francisco Ballet opens its 2019 season with the epic full-length story ballet “Don Quixote,” staged by artistic director and principal choreographer Helgi Tomasson and choreographer-in-residence Yuri Possokhov.  Check it out here.


San Francisco Movement Arts Festival at Grace Cathedral on January 25


With 250+ local artists in dance, theater, music and visual arts, SFMAF 2019 is celebrating the movement arts and turning the entire Grace Cathedral into a stage - including the main floor, attached chapels, hallways, stairways and front entry way.  See details.

See our comprehensive calendar here.