FALL 2017 Performances and Events

“The PGK Dance Project is San Diego’s PREMIERE Contemporary Company”  


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

The PGK Dance Project “FALLS BACK” into The Lyceum Theatre

Nov. 17th & 18th @ 730pm and the 19th @ 2pm  LAST SHOW for 2017!  

3 Shows


The PGK Dance Project “Falls Back” into the Lyceum Theatre and onto the MainStage and into the audience and ALL AROUND with Choreography by:

Alyssa Junious, Jennifer Puls, Viviana Alcazar-Haynes and PGK Dance Director Peter G. Kalivas and performed by our versatile PGK Dancers: Jennifer Puls, Alyssa Junious, Kymmi Kellems, Jessica Kelley, Ron Davis, Marty Dorado.

THIS NOT to be MISSED PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE features the diverse “live” music, collaborations, audience interaction and unexpected departures “PGK DANCE” is known for.  Our Dancers get totally painted in our new Finale to new music by PRINCE!

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)

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

1 Show ONLY

FEATURING WORKS BY: Lara Segura, Jenny Asseff, Kristina Cobarrubia, Geoffrey Gonzalez, Martin Anthony Dorado, Shannon Mueller with Guest Appearance by: Tony “The VET” LoBue (Spoken Word) & Peter G. Kalivas (Vocals) 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.