Upcoming Events



SUMMER WORKSHOP with The PGK DANCE Project JUNE 24th - 28th with culminating performance on June 29th @ 2pm

Saturday, June 29th Noon-4pm FREE ADMISSION!

Welcome to Summer at Arts Park @Chollas Creek 5010 Market St, San Diego, CA 92102 - Free Lot Parking

Sponsored in part by Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation 


NOON                   Doors Open                Live DJ & Drumming            Small Market/Local Merchants

12:30 – 1:30           “One Movement/One Community” Dance Workshop


Our Workshops are for EVERYONE: No Experience Necessary, all fitness levels welcomed for this great opportunity to feel the expressive value and benefits of DANCE. Wear something to MOVE In or seat on the bleachers and just Watch.

1:30 – 2                 FRESH SNACKS & BEVERAGES for purchase by local vendors

2 – 3                      Live Performance by The PGK DANCE Project & Guest Artists

The PGK DANCE Project’ SUMMER WORKSHOP participants perform a variety of different works featuring diverse styles and music including: Contemporary Ballet, Contemporary/Modern, Jazz and Street Dance influences with new age classical to club mix and more!


3-4                         Meet the Artists!

                              Shop at local vendors, Enjoy delicious food, Fun for everyone!


July 7th– 13th PGK DANCE Residency & Performance at Chapman University, Irvine CA.

Sponsored by: The Dance & Movement Conference of California

July 15th -22nd PGK DANCE in Latvia at The Kuldiga Festival, Kudiga and Riga

Sponsored in part by: The US Department of State, Bureau of education & culture

September 7-8th PGK DANCE at The Vine Theater Rancho Bernardo, CA.

October 12th PGK DANCE with Vanguard Culture Present “Slow, Chop, Ignite” Modeled after the cooking show “CHOPPED” 5 choreographers and 5 Chefs each get 5 ingredients to make dances and delicious meals over a 24 hour period. At the event the audience decides the final 6th ingredient the choreographers and chefs need to incorporate into the final version of their dance or dish.

GRAND PRIZE for the winning choreographer selected by our panel composed of prominent experts from the San Diego Dance Scene is: A paid commission to create work on The PGK DANCE Project to premiere in it’s Spring 2020 season including TOURING.

The Winning Chef also receives a prize decided by our panel of judges from the San Diego culinary scene.

Audiences taste the competing dishes throughout the night, specialty cocktails and drinks available.

Audiences will hear from all 5 choreographers about their creative 24 hour process using 5 unknown ingredients provided to them by our panel of experts then adding a final mystery ingredient provided by our live audience.

The competition is open to any choreographers at any stage in their dance making journey and of any style. The PGK DANCE Project is dedicated to being a platform for all points of view as performed by our talented dancers.

WHEN & WHERE: October 12th 7pm Doors Open, 8pm SHOWTIME!

IDEA 1 @ 835 Park Blvd. San Diego, CA 92101

TICKETS: $15 General, $10 Students, with options to UPGRADE to inclusive drink packages and more.

CALL to Choreographers and Applications available June 10th and close August 1st.

Tickets go to live at: www.VanguardCulture.org August 1st.

Sponsored in part by: Vanguard Culture and IDEA 1 with The PGK DANCE Project and the San Diego Commission for Arts & Culture