In recognition of the Hewlett Foundation’s 50th anniversary, the Hewlett 50 Arts Commissions initiative supports the creation and premiere of 50 exceptional works of performing arts. This grant will support Dancers’ Group in developing and presenting "The People’s Building," a site-specific aerial dance performance by choreographer Joanna Haigood. "The People’s Building" will investigate the historic, architectural, and metaphoric significance of San Francisco City Hall, activating various locations throughout the building with dance and music.
About the Grantee
44 Gough Street, Suite 201, San Francisco, CA, 94103-5423, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for CA$H Dance
Dancers’ Group promotes the visibility and viability of dance in the Bay Area. Its many services include fiscal sponsorship, a monthly publication, performances and events, and grant programs that support a diverse range of artists, organizations, and audiences. Through its CA$H Dance grant program, Dancers’ Group provides grants of up to $5,000 that support the creative activities of those making work in the Bay Area. Support of for the CA$H Dance program aligns with the Performing Arts Program’s Artists strategy.
for general operating support
Dancers’ Group promotes the visibility and viability of dance through programs that assist, advocate for, and support San Francisco Bay Area dance artists, the dance community, and audiences. The organization’s programs include free dance performances, fiscal sponsorship and technical assistance to dance projects, regranting to dance artists and organizations, and a comprehensive marketing and communications program. Each year, Dancers’ Group events reach a total of 4,200 audience members, and it provides supportive services to more than 125 fiscally sponsored projects. This grant to Dancers’ Group aligns with the Performing Arts Program’s Artists strategy.
for Sins Invalid
A fiscally sponsored project of Dancers’ Group, Sins Invalid is a disability justice-based performance project. It develops and performs artistic work and offers educational programs that explore themes of sexuality, embodiment, climate crisis, and the disabled body, celebrating the experiences of artists with disabilities, artists of color, and gender-variant artists. Each year, Sins Invalid reaches 1,500 people through a range of artistic programs and educational workshops offered in-person and online. This grant to Dancers’ Group, for Sins Invalid, advances the Performing Arts Program’s Communities strategy by supporting the creation of performance programs and workshops that foster acceptance and empowerment for disabled people of color.