Oakland Dance Festival

Oakland Dance Festival


Dance-A-Vision Oakland Dance Festival brings the best local dancers, choreographers, studios, and teachers to "Jack London Square" for two days of fabulous rhythm and fun. The event is FREE, FREE, FREE!

This festival will showcase a dazzling array of dance genres including jazz, ballet, modern, hip-hop, folkloric dance and more. From little ones to professional adults, dancers of all ages will perform and celebrate the power of dance and culture.

This event ends with a Large outdoor Public DANCE PARTY!

Saturday April 28, 12:00pm-8:00pm: Oakland Dance Festival 

12:00pm-2:00pm: 30 minute F R E E  Dance Classes 

  • 12:00m-12:30pm: Afternoon Stretch: Christiane Crawford
  • 12:30pm-1:00pm: Tajik Dances (Natalie Nayun) 
  • 1:00pm-1:30pm: Belly Dancing (Heaven)
  • 1:30pm-2:00pm: Soca (Alicia) 

2:00pm-3:00pm: Pre-show
Moving Arts Festival 

  • Lucia
  • Erin Parsley & Company

Requistedance -Contemporary modern- (Jenna Monroe)


Opening Act: Carla Service hosting and performance with Dance-A-Vision

Stage Starts:
  • Dance-A-Vision
  • Salsa Dreams 
  • Ray of Light Performing Arts  
  • Filhos de Bimba - California Bay Area school of Capoeira 
  • Erin Parsley & Company
  • Audience Dance Break with Alicia The Dance Dragon Slayer: Soca 
  • Tiruchitrambalam School of Dance
  • Todavia-Cuban Popular Ensemble
  • Tajik Dance 
  • Asheq Collective
  • Kantuta Ballet Folklorico de Bolivia
6:00pm-8:00pm DJ Dance Party (Audience) 

Sunday April 29, 12:00pm-6:00pm: Children Dance Festival

12:00pm-1:00pm: Oaktown Jazz Workshop

1:00pm-3:00pm: Performers 

  • East Bay Dance Center 
  • Dance-A-Vision
  • Shawl Anderson Dance Studio 
  • Prescott Theater 
  • Feline Finesse Dance 
  • COteric Modern
  • ASTRA Bold Athletic Dancers
  • Ray of Light Performing Arts 
  • Heat Dance Company

3:00pm: Village of Wakanda Africa
Fashion Show of clothes inspired by the Black Panther Movie. Includes African & Warrior Dancers.

  • Premier of Carla’s Kids Music
  • Tiruchitrambalam School of Dance
  • Sweat Contemporary Dance Company
  • Mini shock/Futureshock 
  • Destined to Dance.

4:00pm: Heat Danceline Parade

4:30pm-6:00pm: DJ Dance Party with DJ Page Hodel


Event Info

  • Presented By: Dance-A-Vision
  • Dates: 4/28/2018, 4/29/2018
  • Location: Jack London Square
  • Address: Oakland, CA 94607
  • Phone: (510) 763-5180
  • Time: 12:00 PM
  • Price: Free
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