Sean Dorsey Dance 16th Annual Home Season


Z Space, San Francisco

Photo: Lydia Daniller

“lush, expansive dance … poignant”

“visually stunning, emotionally rich, and profoundly timely”
(Bay Times)

“brilliant…beautiful and moving”
(LA Dance Chronicle)


Z Space
450 Florida Street @ 17th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

(venue and restrooms are wheelchair accessible)
(venue has all-gender restrooms)


Thursday 8pm:
$15-$30 sliding scale
Friday 8pm with ASL: $10-$30 sliding scale
Saturday 8pm Gala: $20-50 sliding scale
Walk-up tickets: no one turned away for lack of funds (cash only, please).

(ID is not required for ticket purchase or pick-up)

FRIDAY 8PM: ASL Interpretation — please email us to let us know you’re coming!

SATURDAY 8PM: GALA Performance & Reception!

ALL SHOWS: Pre- & Post-show receptions every night with DJ Frida Ibarra, photo booth, drinks & dancing!

One weekend only – advance tickets are recommended! Join us for Sean Dorsey Dance’s 16th annual Home Season.

The evening features an exclusive first look at Part One of Sean Dorsey Dance’s next show The Lost Art of Dreaming … PLUS sneak peek excerpts from an upcoming feature-length documentary on Sean Dorsey by directors StormMiguel Florez and Annalise Ophelian!

#trans #queer #futures

The Lost Art of Dreaming investigates expansive futures and embodiment … through luscious movement, gorgeous costuming and exquisite queer partnering. Don’t miss this first look at the company’s all-new work: the full work will premiere next year (April 22-24, 2021) at Z Space before launching a national tour. #TheLostArtOfDreaming

Sean Dorsey Dance’s 16th Annual Home Season is performed by: Sean Dorsey, Nol Simonse, Raul Torres-Bonilla, and Will Woodward. Original music composed by: Anomie Belle, LD Brown, Frida Ibarra, Alex Kelly and Ben Kessler. Lighting Design by Clyde Sheets. Costume Design by Tiffany Amundson. Technical Direction by Emily Paulson.

Sean Dorsey is celebrated as the nation’s first acclaimed transgender modern dance choreographer. His works have been praised as “exquisite…poignant and important” (BalletTanz), “trailblazing” (San Francisco Chronicle) and “evocative, compelling, elegant” (LA Weekly). Sean Dorsey Dance has toured to 30 cities across the US and internationally.

The Lost Art of Dreaming project is supported by partnerships with the Queer Cultural Center (San Francisco), TRANS:THRIVE (San Francisco), American Dance Festival, Dance Place (Washington DC), 7 Stages (Atlanta), Velocity Dance Center (Seattle) and The National Center for Choreography – Akron, with support from the California Arts Council, Kenneth Rainin Foundation and San Francisco Arts Commission.

Sean Dorsey Dance is the resident company of Fresh Meat Productions. Fresh Meat Productions is supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, California Arts Council, Creative Capacity Fund, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Ford Foundation, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Grants for the Arts, Kenneth Rainin Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, National Performance Network, New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, Nicholas B. Ottaway Foundation, Queer Cultural Center, San Francisco Arts Commission, Walter and Elise Haas Fund, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Zellerbach Family Foundation and generous donors.


Legal identification (ID) is not required to purchase or pick up tickets. All restrooms are all-gender and wheelchair accessible.

Z Space is a wheelchair accessible theater with a ramp into the building, and level rolling access within the theater. Seating is provided in the first row, at floor level for people using wheelchairs and scooters, as well as anyone who cannot climb stairs (there are stairs starting at row 2 to the back of the theater). All tickets are general seating: accessible seating will always be made available upon request at the door — it’s very helpful if you can email us ahead of time to let us know what accommodations you need and so we can reserve seating for you: please email us at least 3 days in advance:

All bathrooms are wheelchair accessible and designated as all-gender.

The Friday 8pm performance will be ASL interpreted by Pilar Marsh and Cathleen Riddley; reserved ASL seating will be available. It’s helpful if you can please let us know if you need ASL reserved seating: please email us

Although we cannot guarantee a completely scent free space, our goal is to make our events as fragrance-free as possible for the health and safety of performers, audience, staff, and volunteers with Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS.)

* Scent-reduced seating will be available – It’s very helpful if you can email us ahead of time to let us know you need scent-reduced reserved seating: please email us at least 3 days in advance:
* Bathroom products at Z Space will be fragrance free.
If you have any other access requests or questions please email our Access Coordinator StormMiguel Florez: