FALL 2017 Performances and Events

The PGK Dance Project’s 15th Anniversary Fall Season



Sept 22nd, 23rd & 24th “A Mashed UP CABARET” at the Geoffrey

October 21st “Mediterranean Nights” Food, Show, Interactive fun 6pm-9pm

November 17 – 19th PGK Dance “FALLS BACK” into The Lyceum Theater

PGK DANCERS INCLUDE: Jennifer Puls, Alyssa Junious, Kymmi Kellems, Jessica Kelley, Ron Davis and Martin Anthony Dorado.

Exceptional Guest Artists include: Aja Lee (music), Gill Sotu (spoken word), Kristopher Apple (music), the Westwind Brass (brass & percussion), Barbara Schoenhofer (vocals), Rayme Sciaroni (music arrangements/piano), Shaun Tuazon (vocals), Brian Meyer (improvisational watercolor), Molly Mapes with Michelle Uribe with special appearances by “PGK” Director Peter G. Kalivas.


November 19th @ 6pm FIRST ANNUAL San Diego DANCE SHOWCASE Produced by The PGK Dance at The Lyceum Theater

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    “The PGK Dance Project is San Diego’s Premiere Contemporary Dance Company” Courtney Bowers Editor, Dance Spirit Magazine


    September 22 & 23 @ 730pm and the 24th @ 2pm
    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
    Featuring Singers: Barbara Schoenhofer, Shaun Tuazon and Peter Kalivas with PGK Dancers: Kymmi Kellems, Jessica Kelley, Ron Davis, Marty Dorado.
    *LIMITED SEATING ONLY  *$10 SPECKLES Building Parking
    Cocktails, raffles and snacks start ONE HOUR Prior
    JUST THIS SHOW Purchase Here: *ALL TIX $5 MORE at the DOOR
    GEOFFREY Address: 923 1st Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

    A MASHED UP Cabaret

October 21st “Mediterranean Nights” at ColorBAR in Hillcrest!  
Food, Performances, Greek Dancing, Raffles, Games, Ouzo & MORE!
This PGK Dance Audience Appreciation GREEK NIGHT is not to be MISSED.  COME CELEBRATE our 15th Anniversary in California AND support our future!

Tickets Benefit Annual PGK Dance Programs


Nov. 17th & 18th @ 730pm and the 19th @ 2pm                                       

The PGK Dance Project “Falls Back” into the Lyceum Theater and onto the MainStage and into the audience with Choreography by: Alyssa Junious, Jennifer Puls, Viviana Alcazar-Haynes and PGK Dance Director Peter G. Kalivas performed by our versatile PGK Dancers: Jennifer Puls, Alyssa Junious, Kymmi Kellems, Jessica Kelley, Ron Davis, Marty Dorado.

This NOT TO BE MISSED Experience with Dance will Blow You AWAY!

GUEST ARTISTS include: Aja Lee (music), Gill Sotu (spoken word), Kristopher Apple (music), Brian Meyer (improvisational watercolor), the Westwind Brass. GUEST DANCE COMPANY: SBBC Dance (Santa Barbara)

$8 FLAT RATE Horton Plaza Parking with VALIDATION in LOBBY


November 19th @ 6pm FIRST ANNUAL San Diego DANCE SHOWCASE Produced by The PGK Dance at The Lyceum Theater

FEATURING WORKS BY: Lara Segura, Jennifer Asseff, Kristina Cobarrubia, Geoffrey Gonzalez, Martin Anthony Dorado, Shannon Mueller with Guest Appearance by: Tony “The VET” LoBue, Barbara Schoenhoffer, Peter G. Kalivas with The PGK Dance Project

The above SELECTED San Diego based choreographers will present works that were selected anonymously by an objective panel not connected to The PGK Project which included: Sean Curran (Chair Tisch School of the Arts New York University Award Winning Performer/Choreographer, former Principal Dancer Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company), Rachel Cohen (Artistic Consulting Cohen & Associates/LA), Gunta Liepina (Fulbright Scholar in Dance Performance), Jill Lewis (Dance Patron/Sponsor/Advocate), Donna Gentile (New Jersey Council on the Arts, panelist/mentor).

Both the accepted choreographers as well as those not accepted received their collection of feedback from the panel.  Peter G. Kalivas, The PGK Project will assist and offer mentorship inspired by this feedback throughout the production process to these choreographers.

SUPPORT the FUTURE of DANCE in SAN DIEGO by attending this EXCITING PERFORMANCE!    PROCEEDS from this Performance is divided and offered as Artistic Fees to each Choreographer and their respective dancers.



The PGK Dance Project’s 2017 Season is funded, supported and sponsored by: the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture, San Diego County, 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, US Bank, Arts for Learning, Point Loma Library, Media Arts Center, The Balboa Theater.  NeNe’s and Irene Zazueta.com the “official” dance and dress shoes for PGK Dance and KIND PGK Dance’s “official” snacks provider.