SAN FRANCISCO — Founded in 1971 by Artistic Director Brenda Way, ODC Dance Commons aims to inspire audiences, engage community, and foster diversity and inclusion through dance.
“I will say it’s a happy place. And people say that when they come and say, ‘Oh, this is a happy place.’ And I’m thinking, yeah, well, that’s the idea,” said Way.
“It’s an organization that is centered in dance that seeks to create an environment where art, community, creativity, and performance are the natural way of life.”
The San Francisco-based contemporary arts institution has many training classes to nurture your creativity. At the ODC Dance Commons and online via Zoom, participate in a variety of dance classes, including Hip Hop, Contemporary, Rhythm & Motion, Ballet, Hula, Afro-Haitian, Essentrics, Pilates, Belly Dance, and more.
“It’s also about giving everybody access to movement,” said Way. “Everybody should dance, and so we set up a world in which …