San Francisco Performances

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
  • Term
    3 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
San Francisco Performances has presented music and dance performances for more than four decades in the Bay Area, with more than 50 seasonal and year-round programs, attracting more than 20,000 people each year, and by providing low-cost and free concerts in a variety of community settings. The organization is renowned for showcasing artists in intimate settings, and fostering lasting relationships between international touring artists and San Francisco audiences. Anchored by its four-year artist residencies, the organization serves 2,000 Bay Area students each year.
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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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