Kerensa DeMars

Kerensa DeMars is a San Francisco based Flamenco dancer, choreographer and instructor. She is the artistic director of the San Francisco Flamenco Dance Company.

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D.I.R.T. Festival at Dance Mission

Kerensa DeMars will be presenting a new choreography for the D.I.R.T. Festival - Dance in Revolt(ing) Times at Dance Mission Theater on March 16-17. The Festival takes place from March 9-17. Info below and here:

D.I.R.T. Festival 2019
Dance In Revolt(ing) Times
stormSURGE: The waters are rising...

March 9-17, 2019

“The diverse artists assembled for D.I.R.T. channel their own anger, fears, frustrations and joys into physical acts – some of provocative beauty.” — KQED Arts

“Climate change is not the concern of just one or two nations. It is an issue that affects the whole of humanity and every living being on this earth.” — The Dalai Lama

stormSURGE: The waters are rising… Climate change is the defining subject of our time. The 2019 festival features artists exploring ideas and concerns surrounding Global Warming and displacement as a result of environmental change, with a special focus on artists from island nations and frontline communities.

The D.I.R.T. Festival, or Dance In Revolt(ing) Times, is a social political dance festival in its 4th year. D.I.R.T. presents the work of artists that explicitly addressing local/global challenges through their creative process.

March 9-10 / Sat 8pm, Sun 7pm
Patrick Makuakane / Na Lei Hulu I Ka Wekiu (Sat only)
Boomshake Music (Sun only)
Tigre Bailando
Danza Contact Puerto Rico
Kambara and Dancers
Sammay Dizon and Halau Kawainuhi
Hien Huynh
Primera Generacion
and gust poet Terisa Siagatonu (Sun only)

March 16-17 / Sat 8pm, Sun 7pm*
Chitresh Das Institute
Krissy Keefer / Dance Brigade
Chris Babingui
Keisha Turner / Earth Child
Kyle Limin
Kerensa DeMars

Earlier Event: January 20
Later Event: February 10
The Flamenco Room