Epiphany Dance Theater creates thought-provoking, accessible, dance performances and educational programs, building understanding across cultures and ages. On the stage and in the street, we illuminate the ordinary and the extraordinary, inspiring social change using art as a vehicle.
Its programs include an annual performance season; the highly acclaimed San Francisco Trolley Dances (SFTD), now in its 15th year, and community education and outreach activities for youth and adults in the Bay Area and around the world.
“Enter Kim Epifano, who for more than 20 years has been making work in this City that’s grounded us in a social center while stretching towards San Francisco’s physical limits. She has managed to make defined communities the successful END rather than the procedural means of her aesthetic vision. Her work models a vision for community development and documentary at the intersection of deft, provocative artistic expression.”
Kim Epifano is an award-winning choreographer, director, performer, vocalist, educator and collaborator. Erasing the boundaries between dance, theater and music, she is acclaimed for her interdisciplinary, site-specific works that welcome new and diverse audiences to the world of dance and create bridges of cross-cultural understanding.
Epiphany Dance Theater extends a heartfelt thanks to the passion, dedication and hard work of the individuals who make up our staff and board. We couldn’t do it without you.
Board President, CEO
James has served on Epiphany’s Board since the organization was founded in 1997, and is currently the President of the Board and CEO. James is a Design Principal with The Wiseman Group in San Francisco. James received a Masters of Science in Art Education (magna cum laude) from the State University College of Buffalo, New York.
Zackary is a dance-theater artist and educator who has been an active participate and facilitator in the performing arts for more than 15 years. In addition to working with Epiphany, Zackary leads OOMPH Dance Theater where he creates work at the crossroads of movement and narrative. He holds an MFA in Choreography & Performance from Mills College, a BA in Theatre Arts from UC Santa Cruz, and he sits on the Greater Board for California Dance Education Association.
Over the past two decades, Epiphany Dance Theater has commissioned and supported more than 60 artists and arts companies representing a broad array of cultural and ethnic communities from around the Bay Area.