Performances

X Rated Planet

Embodiment Project presented by YBCA

April 16–18, 2020

Focusing on radical joy and the victory of the human spirit, Embodiment Project engages a timely conversation around the root causes of sexual violence.

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The Body Electric

Exhibitions

The Body Electric

Works by an intergenerational and international group of artists who have seized upon the screen as a place to rethink the body and identity.

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September 6, 2019–February 23, 2020

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Adult: $10
Youth 18 and Under: Free

Exhibition Tour: The Body Electric

Tours

Exhibition Tour: The Body Electric

Every Saturday, 2pm

A guided tour of The Body Electric.

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September 28, 2019–February 23, 2020

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Free with gallery entrance

WE ARE THE ASTEROID III

Public Art

WE ARE THE ASTEROID III

Justin Brice Guariglia

Guariglia’s solar-powered LED highway message board draws audiences into lively discussions about the climate crisis.

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Paul Taylor Dance Company

Dance

Paul Taylor Dance Company

Presented by San Francisco Performances

The West Coast premiere of Taylor’s final work, “Concertiana,” and other signature dances that defined dance in America.

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February 19–23, 2020

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Regular admission: $45-90

Family Matinee: $15 Child, $25 Adult

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3rd Thursday

Public Programs

3rd Thursday

Enjoy free gallery access, drop-in activities, a bar, and more!

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February 20, 2020, 5–8 PM

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Free and open to the public

Pocket-Size Cinema in Spain: Experiments in Super-8

Screenings & Films

Pocket-Size Cinema in Spain: Experiments in Super-8

Presented by San Francisco Cinematheque

A program of contemporary and historic films made in Super-8mm by Spanish filmmakers.

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February 27, 2020, 7:30 PM

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Regular Admission: $10

Rightfully Ours

Performances

Rightfully Ours

Co-presented by San Francisco Girls Chorus and Berkeley Ballet Theater

Inspired by the legacy of the women who fought for the passage of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution.

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February 29, 2020, 7:30 PM

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Regular admission: $28–50

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Open Rehearsal of Acclimate

Dance

Open Rehearsal of Acclimate

Presented by Kristin Damrow & Company in partnership with YBCA

Take an inside look into the company’s creative process.

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March 8, 2020, 12:30–1:30 PM

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Free and open to the public

I Hate the Internet

Screenings & Films

I Hate the Internet

Presented by San Francisco Cinematheque

Films examining themes of techno-dysphoria and our increasingly trans-humanist culture.

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March 12, 2020, 7:30 PM

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Regular Admission: $10

Dance Downtown

Dance

Dance Downtown

Presented by ODC/Dance

Join ODC/Dance for two programs of dynamic and daring dance this spring.

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March 26–April 5, 2020

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Regular Admission: $30-80

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The Rodina: On Performative Design

Public Programs

The Rodina: On Performative Design

Presented by Curatorial Research Bureau

Amsterdam-based designers Vit & Tereza Ruller (studio The Rodina) discuss performative design.

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March 31, 2020, 6–7:30 PM

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Free and open to the public

Spring Season 2020

Dance

Spring Season 2020

Presented by Alonzo King LINES Ballet

Experience the rich body of work created over four decades by Alonzo King.

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April 10–19, 2020

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Regular Admission: $35–95

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Through LINES

Dance

Through LINES

A celebration of the journey from student to professional dancer

The 2020 Senior Showcase brings our seniors to the beautiful YBCA stage in a celebration of artistic achievement.

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April 14, 2020

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Regular Admission: $25

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X Rated Planet

Performances

X Rated Planet

Embodiment Project presented by YBCA

Focusing on radical joy and the victory of the human spirit, Embodiment Project engages a timely conversation around the root causes of sexual violence.

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April 16–18, 2020

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Regular Admission: $25

Acclimate

Dance

Acclimate

Presented by Kristin Damrow & Company in partnership with YBCA

Acclimate illuminates a world that retaliates against the humans who’ve damaged it.

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April 23–25, 2020, 8 PM

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Regular admission: $35–65

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Dance Series 2

Dance

Dance Series 2

Presented by Smuin Contemporary Ballet

Dance Series 2 revisits work by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, a world premiere from Osnel Delgado, and Michael Smuin’s otherworldly Symphony of Psalms.

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April 24–May 2, 2020

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Regular Admission: $34-82

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Harvey Milk

Performances

Harvey Milk

Presented by Opera Parallèle

Opera Parallèle is proud to revive the modern classic, Stewart Wallace’s Harvey Milk.

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May 15–17, 2020

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Regular admission: $35-120

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MU/巫: 9 Goddesses

Performances

MU/巫: 9 Goddesses

Dohee Lee presented by YBCA

Dohee Lee returns to YBCA for the world premiere of MU/巫: 9 Goddesses, an immersive ritual theater performance.

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May 21–23, 2020

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The Limp

Performances

The Limp

Rafael Casal presented by YBCA

The Limp combines the heightened language of spoken-word performance with contemporary storytelling and music in a one-of-a-kind story about love in the Bay.

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June 11–14, 2020

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Dream

Public Art

Dream

Ana Teresa Fernández

A public art installation commissioned by YBCA and co-sponsored by San Francisco Public Works.

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Abeyance (Draves y Robles y Vargas)

Public Art

Abeyance (Draves y Robles y Vargas)

Jerome Reyes

Abeyance honors three Bay Area natives by sharing their stories of migration, displacement, and resilience.

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Always on view