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


PUSHfest at ODC 2019 Press Release

PUSH Dance Company (PUSH) announces the 6th Annual PUSHfest Dance Festival, featuring a final installment of the Afro-futuristic Mothership III by Artistic Director Raissa Simpson and a world premiere work by Bessie Award-winning guest choreographer Gerald Casel. September 20-22, 2019. Pictured: Niara Hardister in Codelining, Photo by Matt Haber

PUSHLab 2018 and Audition

Further your performance skills alongside professionals in a critically-acclaimed festival. Dancers will explore movement invention and new choreography by Co-Choreographers Courtney Hope and Hien Huynh. 

In Conversation with Robert Henry Johnson

PUSH Dance Company is proud to present newly commissioned choreography by Robert Henry Johnson April 27-28, 2018 for PUSHfest Spring Edition at Buriel Clay Theater in San Francisco. A San Francisco-native and longtime resident of the Fillmore/Western Addition district, Johnson speaks about his inspiration, background and aspirations for creating a new premiere for members of PUSH.

PUSHfest Spring 2018 Press Release

PUSH Dance Company (PUSH) announces the new program PUSHfest Spring, a mixed genre showcase of dance works by emerging choreographers and youth companies, April 27-28 at Buriel Clay Theater in San Francisco. These performances coincide with Bay Area Dance Week, April 27-May 6.