San Francisco Performances

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
San Francisco Performances has presented a wide range of music and dance performances for nearly four decades in the Bay Area, with more than 50 seasonal and year-round programs, attracting more than 20,000 people annually. The organization is renowned for showcasing artists in intimate settings, and fostering lasting relationships between international touring artists and San Francisco audiences. Anchored by five multi-year artist residencies each year, San Francisco Performances serves more than 2,000 students in its education program. A renewal grant will allow the organization to continue to sustain and build new audiences, increase contributed revenue, and build the capacities of its board and staff.
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500 Sutter Street Suite 710, San Francisco, CA, 94102-1116, United States
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for general operating support  
A national leader in the presentation of multidisciplinary arts, San Francisco Performances is one of a handful of nationwide organizations that have flourished independently-without the sponsorship of a college, university, or major performing arts center. Under the artistic direction of its highly respected and well-networked founder since 1979, the organization presents internationally acclaimed and emerging performing artists in intimate settings. San Francisco Performances attracts a total audience of more than 40,000 people annually with sixty-five performances in a variety of mid-sized venues throughout San Francisco. In addition to its high-quality and adventuresome programming, the organization reaches more than 2,000 students in grades 3 through 12 through its education program.

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