The return of Sean Dorsey Dance “The Lost Art Of Dreaming” at Z Space

Photo: Lydia Daniller

Date & Time:

Friday, September 29 at 7:30pm
Saturday, September 30 at 7:30pm
Sunday, October 1 at 2pm (ASL)

Tickets: $15-50 sliding scale


Z Space
450 Florida Street
San Francisco, CA 94110


Don’t miss the return of The Lost Art of Dreaming — coming back to San Francisco as part of a 10-city international tour!

Returning for 3 performances only, tickets are limited: get your tickets now! 

The Lost Art Of Dreaming invites us to reconnect with longing, embrace expansive imagination, connect with joy and pleasure, and propel ourselves toward loving Futures. 

This powerful new work features full-throttle dance, intimate storytelling, intricate costuming, and exquisite queer partnering… all performed with Sean Dorsey Dance’s signature technical precision, guts and deep humanity.

The Lost Art Of Dreaming is performed by a powerhouse ensemble of five trans, queer and gender-non-conforming dancers (Sean Dorsey, Brandon Graham, Héctor Jaime, David Le, Nol Simonse) – with a rich, layered soundscore featuring original and commissioned music.

This event is followed by the lobby experience of our Postcards From The Future and The Futurist Pledge! 

SAFETY NOTE:  KN95 masks are required (and provided) for this event; audiences may also wear/bring their own KN95 or N95 mask.


  • Sean Dorsey Dance and Fresh Meat Productions resist and oppose the current rush to “re-open” without regard for the well-being and safety of our communities’ most marginalized, under-resourced and/or vulnerable.
  • If you cannot attend in-person events safely and/or cannot be vaccinated because of disability, illness or immune suppression – we still want this work to be accessible to you!
  • We will make an online, on-demand, Closed-Captioned video version of our Home Season available for FREE a few weeks after our in-person Home Season ($0+ sliding scale donation).

Choreographed and written by:
Sean Dorsey

Movement created & performed by:
Sean Dorsey, Brandon Graham, Héctor Jaime, David Le, Nol Simonse

Original music composed by:
Anomie Belle, LD Brown, Sean Dorsey, Frida Ibarra, Alex Kelly, Ben Kessler, Jesse Olsen Bay, and Kelsey Lu

Costume Design:
Tiffany Amundson, Krystal Harfert and Melissa Castaneda

Lighting Design:
Clyde Sheets

Technical Direction:
Emily Paulson

Soundscore Engineering:
Grace Coleman

Postcards From The Future artists:
Tupili E. Arellano, Wriply Bennet, liminal hymn, Art Twink

Graphic Design:
Den Legaspi


  • Z Space’s entrance, lobby, bathrooms and audience seating are wheelchair accessible.
  • The front row of seating is at floor level; all other rows of seating are on risers and require climbing stairs.
  • The front row of seating features armless chairs; all other chairs in the theater have non-moveable arms.
  • Sunday’s performance will feature ASL Interpretation: please let us know when you’re coming (Email
  • If you need to reserve front row / accessible seating, email us at
  • Z Space’s bathrooms are all-gender.
  • Identification (ID) is not required to purchase or pick up tickets.


  • Each performance will have limited seating — to allow for more space between audience members.
  • Audience is required to be KN95 masked for the entirety of their time inside the building. Our staff will provide KN95 masks to everyone before they enter the building; audiences may also bring and wear their own KN95, N95 or N100 mask (unless someone’s disability, chronic illness or health condition means they cannot wear a mask).
  • By attending in person, you agree to the following:
    • You do not have any signs of contagious illness (COVID or otherwise), including pink eye, that aren’t fully explained by a non-contagious health condition that you have
    • If you have had COVID, it’s been at least 10 days since your first symptoms or positive test if you were asymptomatic.

Thank You Community Partners

Dear Queer Dancer, El/La Para Trans Latinas, Larkin Street Youth Services, Lavender Rights Project, Lyon-Martin Community Health, LYRIC, Center for LGBTQ+ Youth, Openhouse, Queer Cultural Center, Queering Dance Festival, San Francisco Aids Foundation, San Francisco Trans Film Festival, San Francisco Women Against Rape, SFLGBT Center, Shanti Project, Sins Invalid, The TAJA Coalition, TGI Justice Project, The Transgender District, TRANS:THRIVE Velocity Dance Center, Z Space