Feb 3rd, 6-8pm FUN-fundraiser for Diversionary ProjectWHAT: A FUN, fundraiser supporting the World Premier of“Gay (as in happy) Songs & Dances” featuring drinks, bites, raffles, silent auction and surprising, unexpected performances by singers: April Henry, Tea Carpenter, Peter Kalivas, Rayme Sciaroni and dancers of the critically acclaimed PGK Dance Project.WHERE & Time: Friday Feb. 3rd, 6-8pm The Diversionary Theater – 4545 Park Boulevard San Diego, CA, 92123
Advance Tickets are $35 and available here:
*LIMITED-Only 50 Spots Available. ALL Attendees Receive $5 off tickets to the World Premier performances of “Gay (as in happy) Songs & Dances” April 6-9th (5 performances only) at The Diversionary Theater!*
*March 11th “PGK Dance Project’s Mediterranean Nights Audience Appreciation event at SDAI Project Space in Horton Plaza”6-9pm our World Renown, critically acclaimed contemporary repertory company known for presenting exceptional professional dance in unexpected places welcomes you to an evening of interactive dance and “live” music with surprise guest artists, fashions by African designer Lilly recently featured at SD Fashion week, drinks by Bluefoot Bar & Lounge and catered foods.
$35 General, $25 PGK Dance Passport and SDAI members includes your first beverage, raffle ticket to win wonderful items from our seasonal sponsors and food.$6 Horton Plaza Parking available on site Thanks to SDAI!*****April 6-9th (6 shows) WORLD PREMIERE
“Gay (as in happy) Songs & Dances”Conceived by Peter Kalivas with Rayme Sciaroni.3 singers, 4 dancers along with the audience “mash” pop & theater songs in a FAST, FUN, Wildly entertaining, sometimes poignant cabaret experience FOR ALL!Each Show ends with the audience in a Conga Line Out the Door!TICKETS and INFO at: diversionary.org*
*APRIL 29th – 30th, 11am to 6pm FREEDance on the EDGE at Mission Federal Credit Union’s ARTWALK in Little Italy20 Professional, semi-professional dance companies and artists of diverse styles perform on the San Diego Union Tribune stage before an estimated crowd of 10,000Learn more about each company at the DotE Booth.WANT to PERFORM? Applications Due Feb. 1st***
*June 26 – 30th PGK Dance SUMMER INTENSIVE5 days: Ballet, “Horton” inspired Contemporary/Modern Technique, Performance Skills, PGK Dance Repertory, Composition. Lectures and guest talks on: Career Development, Teaching, Dance-Making, Art & Economics.*Participants Perform 2 works they learn at our annual, sold out:
“Welcome to Summer” performance in Balboa Park on Friday, June 30th at 730pm.*Faculty and Choreographers include:Peter Kalivas (Ailey II, Sean Curran Company/NYC, among others across the US/Abroad, award winning choreographer, sought after Master Teacher, Lecturer, Founding Director The PGK Project)*PGK Dance Company Members with soon to be announced guest artists who have previously included: Kim T. Davis, Michael Nickerson-Rossi (Artistic Director Nickerson-Rossi Dance), Gunta Liepina (Fulbright Scholar/Latvia), Michael Medcalf (former principal dancer Cleo Parker Robinson/Denver), Denise Enriquez (original member of the Belize National Dance Company/Central America).*SCHOLARSHIPS/WORK STUDY by audition only.Sunday April 2nd 10am till Noon at Culture Shock Dance Center San DiegoRegister in Advance by sending:Resume with head/dance shot to: Admin@ThePGKProject.org*VIDEO SUBMISSIONS must be received by the same day sent along with Resume and head/dance shot.*VIDEO SHOULD INCLUDE: 15 minutes each of:Class Work (any style), at least one section across the floorSome Performance Footage up to 2 minutes Maximum.NONE needs to be High Production or edited, just visible.*REGISTRATION FEES DUE: April 15th (50% non-refundable)BALANCE DUE May 1st$400 for one week (includes performance)$15 Drop In Rate – Per Class*
*OCTOBER The Lyceum Main Stage TheaterNew Work by Artistic Director, Peter Kalivas including his body percussion & live music trilogy, revival of his “Without Walls” following its acclaimed debut at REDCAT/LA, new guest choreographers creating work for his critically acclaimed – The PGK Dance Project and a SPECIAL EVENT Program presenting local invited artists and companies in their work.
VIDEO of The PGK Dance Project at The Lyceum Theater CLICK PHOTO
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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!
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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
The PGK Project, Inc
4704 A Street
San Diego, CA 92102
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”).