Uniting communities through the universal power of dance

Winner of the U.S. State Department award, “Distinguished Service in Cultural Diplomacy through Dance”
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Upcoming Events

San Francisco Mayor London Breed & Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf to open Children’s Day
San Francisco Mayor London Breed & Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf to open Children’s Day
Children's Day ONLINE grabs major support from local politicians!
Pink Slipper Club —  Now Online
Pink Slipper Club — Now Online
Children's Day at the San Francisco War Memorial Opera House NOW ONLINE
Children's Day at the San Francisco War Memorial Opera House NOW ONLINE
Presented at 10am, May 4th
The Little Lantern
The Little Lantern
Presented on May 23th, 2020 at The Herbst Theatre in San Francisco
Beyond the Land of Sweets
Beyond the Land of Sweets
December 8, 2019, 3pm
Young Ambassadors Tour to Ireland
Young Ambassadors Tour to Ireland
June 2019
City-Wide Audition on October 24, 2019
City-Wide Audition on October 24, 2019
If you want to attend one of our performances, you can buy tickets online
About Us
Training new generations of passionate global citizens
Presidio Dance Theatre (PDT) is a program of the Presidio Performing Arts Foundation (PPAF). PPAF’s mission is to create cultural change, global dialogue and human connection through the artistry of dance. PPAF preserves, enhances and presents dance, music and theatre traditions in their historical context, increasing public knowledge and appreciation of peoples and art forms throughout the world.
Programs
Presidio Dance Theatre views all its programs through the lens of social justice. We see dance as the most accessible vehicle to promote compassion, understanding and equity.

Testimonials

Governor Newsom
State of California

Presidio Dance Theatre inspires the citizens of California with the universal power of dance, creating works that uplift ...

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Tom DeCaigny
Director of Cultural Affairs, City of SF

Presidio Dance Theatre is a treasured San Francisco institution! Under Melania’s leadership, PDT has distinguished itself as a ...

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Chuck Collins
President & CEO, YMCA of San Francisco

PDT is a shining example of youth development through the arts! Their work excels beyond dance, creating life ...

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Latest News

Sherene Melania to found UNESCO CID West
Sherene Melania to found UNESCO CID West
Now Enrolling for Spring 2020!
Now Enrolling for Spring 2020!
Children's Day at the San Francisco War Memorial Opera House
Children's Day at the San Francisco War Memorial Opera House
Ireland Tour Travelogue
Ireland Tour Travelogue
Lord Mayor of Cork Mick Finn Visits PDT
Lord Mayor of Cork Mick Finn Visits PDT
CITY WIDE AUDITION
CITY WIDE AUDITION

Awards and Accolades

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