For one spectacular weekend, Micaya presents the SF International Hip Hop DanceFest, featuring groundbreaking hip-hop performances from 17 dance companies from around the globe. 2017 marks the festival’s 19th year of presenting inspiring, electrifying and thought provoking works.
This year the festival welcomes international artists from London, Amsterdam, Singapore, Mexico City, and Spain. Stateside, SFIHDDF hosts dancers from Houston, Denver, Nashville, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and locally from Redwood City, Oakland, and San Francisco. More than 100 individuals will take the stage at the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre mixing skillfulness with artistry and storytelling. Under the umbrella of hip hop, SFIHHDF showcases work that draws variously from b-boying, freestyle, jazz, modern, mime, locking, tap, house, popping and more.