15th Annual San Francisco Trolley Dances 2018

Event Summary

Thank you for celebrating 15 years of San Francisco Trolley Dances with us!

Audiences experienced phenomenal site-specific dance in seven different locations from Mission Bay to SoMa.


SFTD 2018

Audience Comments

“Trolley Dances continues to be the highest cultural event in the city. If you need inspiration, if you need a break, if you need to figure out which end is up, come to trolley dances, look carefully and allow yourself to see, feel and learn.”

Thank you for returning year after year and introducing us to both new dance companies, and spaces.”

I’ve never seen these types of dance live and they blew my mind. Such emotion & passion. Can’t wait until next year.”

Every time is relevant… unique… great artistry AND ART.”

I love Trolley Dances because it brings the audience to places they’ve never been before and celebrates the diverse creative culture of San Francisco.”

Came last year for the first time. Loved it. Already looking forward to next year. This is a beautiful way to honor our city & the hearts of her people. Thank you.”

“An urban blessing!”

Loved the diversity in type of performances & spaces!”

This year was GREAT! I can’t pick out a favorite. Beautiful music, beautiful dancing, incredible set of the spaces around SF. Thank you for your gift to our city.

I loved how the every day profane mixed with the sublime. Well done.”

“One of the highlights of my year. Keeps getting better and better.”

Wonderful opportunity to see new facets of our talented community.”


Trolley Dances is a trademark of Jean Isaacs San Diego Dance Theater and is used here with permission.

Flickr photos by Angelia Mahaney, Yvonne M. Portra, and Robbie Sweeny. Visit direct Flickr link for exact credits per photo.

SFTD 2018 was generously supported by