Dance Party NightLife
Music by DJ Tom LG
Shake, shimmy, and twist your way into NightLife’s first ever museum-wide dance party. Whether you’ve got two left feet or can cut a rug with the best of them, NightLife invites you to try out popular dance styles from around the world.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Dance Workshops in African Hall (Level 1)
7:00 pm, Get heels-up during a Cupid Shuffle demo from Circus of Smiles.
7:45 pm, Jump and jive with a swing dancing lesson from Lindy in the Park.
8:30 pm, Learn to “vogue” with ODC/Dance hip hop instructor Jocquese Whitfield.
Dance Performances in the Coral Reef (Aquarium Level)
7:30 pm, View “Triangulating Euclid,” a mind-bending math-meets-motion performance piece by ODC/Dance, lauded by the Huffington Post and SF Chronicle.
8:30 pm, Bring out your inner goddess with a belly-dancing demo from Misia Denea.
Dance Workshops in the Piazza (Level 1)
6:45 pm, If you're looking for a high-energy workout to burn off the cocktails, take a Rythm & Motion dance workshop from ODC/Dance instructor Dudley Flores.
7:30 pm, Care to clog? Test out your toe-tapping abilities with Sarah Dwight-Gilroy of City Dance.
8:15 pm, Dance Performance & Instruction
9:00 pm, Learn Cuban-style salsa from Rueda con Ritmo instructors Ryan Mead & Sidney Weaverling of ODC/Dance.
Dance Artifacts & Rituals by the Project Lab (Level 1) 6:30-9:00 pm, Dance hasn’t always meant tap shoes and tutus! At the Project Lab, see how dance costumes and rituals have evolved over time with Academy anthropology experts.
DJ in the East Pavilion (Level 1)
6:00-10:00pm, Feel the rhythm with Tom LG spinning in the East Pavilion.
21+ Event, ID required for entry.
Note: The 4-story Rainforest exhibit closes at 7:45pm and planetarium passes are distributed to visitors on a first-come first-served basis. Special programs and lectures may have limited seating and admission will also be made available to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis.
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