2017 Performances and Events

  • THRU 2017 
    “The PGK Dance Project is San Diego’s Premiere Contemporary Dance Company” Courtney Bowers, Dance Spirit Magazine
    June 23rd The PGK Dance Project performs at the Food Truck and Arts Festival in Diamond District sponsored by the Diamond Business Association
    AUDITIONS June 26 – 30th
    PGK Dance seeks Male and Female dancers for paid company and apprentice positions.
    Advance Registration Required: Send Photo (headshot or dance), resume including training and performance experience.
    Audition will include: CLASS – no fee.  Admin@ThePGKProject.org
    June 30th VETS BREAK it DOWN with The PGK DANCE PROJECT “Welcome to Summer” Concert 730pm at the Veterans Museum/Balboa Park with guest Veterans who are artists the Westwind Brass, Tony “the Vet” LoBue and Brian Meyer improvisational paint artist with GUESTS
    Click Here for More Info & TIX
    *ALL TIX will be on WILL CALL List at the DOOR: http://thepgkdanceproject.org/vetsbreakitdown/
    July 29th NATIONAL DANCE DAY with PGK Dance and Friends!
    FREE CLASSES & PERFORMANCES by some of the best of SD
    50th & Imperial Avenue Lincoln Park Community PLACE
    August 12th The PGK Dance Project makes its 3rd appearance at the 3rd Annual Diamond Street Festival sponsored by: the Diamond Business Association, City Councilmember Myrtle Cole, US Bank
    August 26 & 27 “PGK Dance & PGK Dance TOO” at The VINE 
    The Rancho Bernardo Winery
    Choreography from a wide variety of choreographers, Guest Performers include PGK Dance Founding Director, Peter Kalivas
    August 28 “4 x 4 x Floor” IS BACK!  6pm-8pm
    An “OPEN MIC” for DANCE
    Bluefoot Bar & Lounge at 30th & Upas in North Park
    Choreography from a variety of choreographers of ALL STYLES INVITED
    Admin@ThePGKProject.org to Perform!
    September 15 & 16, 22 & 23 “MASHED UP” at PARK6 
    From Creative Team: Rayme Sciaroni & Peter G. Kalivas, Pop songs Mash with Musical Theater songs, Dance styles collide and audiences sing & dance along thru unexpected twists and turns like no other Cabaret
October 30 “4 x 4 x Floor” IS BACK!  6pm-8pm
Bluefoot Bar & Lounge at 30th & Upas in North Park
Choreography from a variety of choreographers of ALL STYLES INVITED
Admin@ThePGKProject.org to Perform!


PGK DANCE on TOUR Nov. 1-5 to Riverside, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara


Nov. 17-19th The PGK Dance Project “Falls Back” to the Lyceum MainStage with Choreography by: Geoffrey Gonzalez, Ron “RJ” Davis (recipient of SDDT’s Young Choreographer’s Award) alongside new works by Project Director Peter Kalivas in collaboration with guest music ensembles: Aja Lee & the Westwind Brass.  Brian Meyer will improvise and install “in the moment” a show in the lobby of The Lyceum inspired by the production as it happens

Nov. 19th @ 6pm The PGK Project Presents the first annual San Diego Dance Showcase on the MainStage at The Lyceum.  This is a program of up to 8 SD Based companies, independents performing previously presented works (not new work) selected by an outside regional, national, international panel of dance presenters, agents, managers, curators, not affiliated with The PGK Project, Inc.  Several professional development workshops will accompany, mentorship opportunities via the panel and all participants paid based on attendance sales

VIDEO of The PGK Dance Project at The Lyceum Theater CLICK PHOTO


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VIDEO: “What is The PGK Dance Project and what makes us different?” What makes The PGK Dance Project different?
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*Your tax-deductible support of PGK’s performance and educational programs widens access and deepens appreciation of the arts through participatory dance workshops for schools and community groups, buses and tickets to experience The PGK Dance Project’s professional performances, and Summer Intensive scholarships enabling talented dancers and choreographers with limited means to pursue advanced training.  Link below to order your PGK Dance Top.



Everyone who makes a donation of $50 or more receives a PGK Streetwear Top of their Choice and 1 ticket to see us an upcoming production.  The More you GIVE the MORE you GET!

All donations acknowledged.


Looking for another way to give?
Contact us at Admin@ThePGKProject.org – admin@thepgkproject.org for
information on Volunteer and Sponsorship opportunities, donate miles to support PGK Dance’s Upcoming “Made in San Diego” Touring.

All the best from PGK Dance and be awesome!


Peter G. Kalivas

Artistic/Executive Director
The PGK Project, Inc
4704 A Street
San Diego, CA 92102
(619) 886-7924
Nonprofit Tax ID: 20-4740701

Photos Credit: Jim Carmody (Liza Voll, top, PGK Dance “Made in San Diego” Gallery Tour Boston; Sue Brenner Photography on Red Tank, Manuel Rotenberg PGK at the Lyceum theater )


The PGK Dance Project’s 2017 Season is funded, supported and sponsored by: the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture, the City of San Diego, the California Arts Council, The National Endowment for the Arts, San Diego County Supervisor Greg Cox, City Council Members David Alvarez and Myrtle Cole, Dr. Stuart E. Schwartz & Karl Peterson, Dorothea Laub and other individual “PGK Partners” including: Molly Puryear, Natasha Ridley, Eugene Morones, Tom & Linda Hines, Anthony Moore with additional support from Vertical Response, Office Depot, Culture Shock Dance Center, Discount Dance Supply and Public Architecture and Planning, sponsored by Veteran Tickets Foundation, Arts4Vets, Veterans Services Center at California State University San Marcos, the Diversionary Theater, the San Diego Art Institute, Learning Tree After School program, Urban Beats at TAY ACADEMY, Mission Hills High School, Helix High School, Radio Pulso del Barrio, San Diego Arts Foundation, Vanguard Culture, The San Diego Public Library, The Scripps Wellness Center, The Sherman Heights Community Center, The Horton Theater Foundation, San Diego Dance Connect, The Little Italy Business Association, Mission Federal Credit Union’s ARTWALK Little Italy, The Diamond Business District, Primary Focus and The Artists Odyssey, The Mexican Consulate San Diego, CECArtsLink for cultural exchanges abroad, Food for Good, Job Corp San Diego, the San Diego Union Tribune, San Diego Performing Arts League, Bluefoot Bar & Lounge North Park, ArtProduce North Park, the COLOR BAR, ArtsNorthwest, San Diego Magazine, San Diego Theater Week, Arts for Learning, Rising Arts Leaders San Diego, Dance Resource Center Los Angeles, Malcolm X Library.  NeNe’s and Irene Zazueta.com the “official” dance and dress shoes for PGK Dance and KIND PGK Dance’s “official” snacks provider (photo: PGK Dancers: Kevin Truitt, Martin Anthony Dorado, Ron Davis with PGK Director Peter Kalivas wearing their “zazueatas”).    KINDLogo_Pantone_Pos