Raissa Simpson’s PUSH Dance Company Builds Vibrant Contemporary Dances To Gain A Deeper Understanding Of The Challenges Attributed To Mixed Heritage.


6th Annual PUSHfest Dance Festival
September 20-22, 2019 at ODC Theater
Congratulations to this year’s PUSHfest Artists! 
PUSHfest returns to ODC Theater on September 20-22, 2019 with bold, new and exciting programming! With four different programs, the Festival boast its most diverse genre-bending lineup to date.
We’re excited to welcome dancer, educator and choreographer Gerald Casel of GERALDCASELDANCE to premiere a newly commissioned work for the PUSHLab performance workshop this year and the highly-anticipated final installment of Mothership III by Raissa Simpson.
Mark your calendars for the 6th Annual PUSHfest taking place on September 20 – 22, 2019 at ODC Theater.
Tickets Go on sale July 1st

Four Different and Exciting Programs coming to San Francisco over 3-days on September 20-22, 2019.

PUSHfest 2019 Program Information
(* indicates a world premiere)

Program A: Friday, Sept 20, 8 pm

Peri Trono
David Herrera
Julia Crothers
Jesselito Bie
Annie Kahane
Sierra Don

PROGRAM B: Saturday, Sept 21, 8 pm

Yayoi Kambara
Josylynn Mathis Reed
Nya McCarthy-Brown
Sanjeev Chahal
Meghan Horowitz
Cindy Heen
Jamal Jackson

PROGRAM C: Sunday, Sept 22, 4:30 pm

Andi Salazar
Tony Nguyen
Kathleen Hickey
Bhumi Patel
Sierra Don
Jyotsna Vaideeswaran

PROGRAM D: Sunday, Sept 22, 7:30 pm

Annie Kahane
Tony Nguyen
Mariana Sobral
Kitty Conlon
Anupama Srivastava
Jennifer Perfilio

ODC Theater, 3153 17th St, San Francisco, CA 941110

Interviews with our PUSHfest Artists… Coming Soon.

PUSHfest Artists 2018

In conversation

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Festival Committee

Raissa Simpson

Artistic Advisor

Karla Quintero

Project Assistant

Grisel Torres

Technical Director

Tamika Chenier

Kai Curtis

Khalid El

Mariah Halperin