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BCF: Here & Now 2014

10 yr Anniversary

Special Events


Laney College Theater, Oakland


Friday, February 28


Special Film Preview

Upaj: Improvise

7:45 pm

Preview a new documentary about the artistic collaboration between Pandit Chitresh Das and Jason Samuels Smith.  The camera follows the two on their worldwide touring production, India Jazz Suites, as they form a powerful friendship and  struggle to preserve their art forms. 

A conversation with the film’s producer,  Antara Bhardwaj, follows the film preview. 

(Free with Festival ticket)

Laney College Theater, Oakland


Saturday, March 1 


BCF Honors


Recognizing the many people that have supported the vision and programming for BCF for a decade, come and celebrate with us as we honor:

Dr. Halifu Osumare, Rita Felciano, Wanda Sabir, Wayne Warren, Deborah Vaughan, Rob Bailis, Angela Johnson, Jim Cave & the Laney College Dance Department, Krissy Keefer,

Robert Henry Johnson

(Free with Festival ticket)

BCF Art Gallery

Dance Mission Theater, San Francisco

Feb 21-23

Laney College Theater, Oakland

Feb 28 & Mar 1




Kimara Dixon – BCF Photographer

Special commenarative table top book - 97 pages of exquisite photographs celebrating the beauty, soul and artistry of the Black Choreographers Festival as seen through the unique lense of Kimara Dixon. 



Eugene Young – BCF Graphic Designer 

The visually vibrant artwork of Eugene Young will be displayed through a dynamic retrospective of the Black Choreographers Festival posters created by Young from 2006 to 2014.  

His signature style of color, texture and imagery is truly design in motion!

(Free with Festival ticket)


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