Company History

MFDP|SF – Mark Foehringer Dance Project|SF is a catalyst for professional level contemporary dance based in San Francisco. MFDP|SF was founded in 1996 to promote, produce and develop the work of teacher and choreographer Mark Foehringer. This project based organization seeks to presents original work to a variety of communities.

Over its 22 years, MFDP Ensemble has performed in a wide range of venues for many different audiences with its adaptable repertoire of works. MFDP|SF was selected for two US Public Diplomacy tours. Beyond the contemporary dance and dance theater repertoire, Foehringer’s work for family audiences has received critical acclaim.

MFDP|SF engages in educational programs through its mentoring program, Young Choreographers Forum SF/SJ and its conservatory program, Conservatory for Contemporary Dance Arts.

MFDP|SF produces and presents an annual outdoor event called Dancing in the Park SF in San Francisco’s Iconic Golden Gate Park. This event features professional dance company, pre-professional dance programs, community dance groups and San Francisco based dance artists.