Young Choreographers Forum SF/SJ

Mark Foehringer Dance Project|SF (MFDP|SF)  holds an annual mentoring program for choreographers  ages 16-26.

Now in its 12th season,Young Choreographers Forum SF/SJ has mentored over 70 young dance makers. A panel of professionals in the field of choreography join Foehringer each session to provide feedback on the works the participants present.

Each year YCF culminates in a showing of the work created during the season.

Young Choreographers Forum SF/SJ, 12th season

Final showing of works created during the 12th season
March 18 at 6 pm at Joe Goode Annex
401 Alabama Street, San Francisco, CA

Pay what you can at the door.
For information contact:

YCF SF Participants
Marlene Garcia, San Francisco State University
Alyssa Mitchel, Dominican University of California
Jocelyn Reyes, UCLA
Kristen Rulifson, UC Davis

YCF SJ Participants
Kaitlyn Bliven, San Jose State University 

Catherine Hsu, San Jose State University 
Meghan L. Horowitz, Santa Clara University
David Le, San Jose State University

Kevin Gaytan, San Jose State University
Mario Barron, San Jose State University

12th Season panelists
Curated by Mark Foehringer – Founder and Artistic Director of MFDP|SF; faculty member of ODC Dance SF Youth program and San Jose State University.

Brian Fisher – Long time associate artist of MFDP|SF; Current dance artist with Sean Dorsey Dance; Former dancer of ODC Dance SF, Currently teaching for ODC Dance SF Youth Program, San Francisco Ballet School and Mark Foehringer’s Conservatory for Contemporary Dance Arts (CCDA)

Lizz Roman – Artistic Director of Lizz Roman and Dancers; teacher of Contact Improv in the bay area.

Diane Frank – Formerly with Merce Cunningham Dance Company and School; Currently Faculty member of Stanford University.

Kara Davis – Artistic Director of agora project: faculty of Mills College and Lines Ballet School

Katharine Hawthorne – Choreographer, Dancer and dance educator

Holly Johnston – Artistic Director of Ledges and Bones and dance educator