Expressive Erotic Play at Pure Pleasure 7/7

July 7th… What is Erotic? invades Pure Pleasure Shop! This First Friday is guaranteed to tickle more than just your funny bone. Featuring spoken word, comedy, song, and pop up performances by dancers from S Factor Santa Cruz and provocatively... read more

What is Erotic? Presents: FOREPLAY SOIREE 8/18

Explore exotic experiences, enjoy performances and shake your booty at the… FOREPLAY SOIREE – Costume Party    Friday, August 18th 6:30 – 10 pm 18+ Get Tickets Now: Foreplay Soiree It’s all about What Is Erotic?…To You A... read more

Embodied Community Forum 5/21

Sunday, May 21st 1:00 – 4:00pm   ‘A New Way of No-ing’ Dancing with Peace, Clarity, Joy and Empowerment Movement practice + compassionate communication. Our final offering for this series of Embodied Community Forums, this FREE 3-hour session is... read more

The Human DANCE

It’s never too late to show your support!  Saturday May 13, 9:30 am – 12 noon   Saturday, May 13th join the fun as we rock out, dance with community and raise funds for The 418 Project as part... read more

What is Erotic? 2017

What Is Erotic? Presents… * Spellbound * What Awaits YOU in the Forest?   SAN JOSE @ Hammer Theatre Center (101 Paseo de San Antonio) Valentine’s Day Tuesday, Feb 14 San Jose TICKETS: Facebook Event Page... read more

Deepening Practice Series

Monthly Workshop Series: Sundays, 1:30-4:30pm 7/24, 8/21, 9/24 & 25, 10/15, & 11/20 CONSCIOUS DANCE PRACTICE 101 OR 10,001: Dance practices are opportunities to explore many aspects of what it means to be in a human body, from how to... read more

Da’ African Village Project

The Alliance of Da’ African Village and The 418 Project presents ‘A Day of Africa’ Fundraiser Saturday, Dec 17th @ 12:00pm 5 Fabulous Dance Workshops! Marietou Camara (Guinea) Mandjou Kone (Burkina Faso) Oumou Faye (Senegal) Dandha da Hora (Brazil)... read more

The Elephant in the Room: Embodied Community Forums

A Series of Embodied Forums for Santa Cruz Conscious Dance Community on Sexuality, Gender Relations & Safety on the Dance Floor Sundays, 12:30-2:30pm 9/11, 10/16 & 11/6 $10-$20 Suggested Donation 11/6 Getting To Yes – Practicing Embodied Safety with... read more

Holiday Aerial Show with WIDE BLUE YONDER

Have a Hippo Holiday with Wide Blue Yonder Dance Company! December 20th, 3:30pm. Lisa Christiansen and the amazing performers of Wide Blue Yonder present an amazing holiday show featuring aerial dance, bungee moon dance, hoop dance and more! ALL PROCEEDS... read more

Emerging Choreographers

Next Frontier/Artist in Residence