2015 has been filled with wonderful fundraising opportunities to keep Trolley Dances going strong in Riverside! To further keep the spirit of Trolley Dances Riverside alive this year,  we have coordinated a Site-Specific Choreography Workshop which will take place on
October 17th, 2015. If you would like to sponsor or support us, check out and spread the word about the event.
See you there!
Trolley Dances Riverside Site-Specific Choreography
Workshop Opportunity
Joanna Haigood will be facilitating an “open to community” site-specific choreography workshop for dancers, choreographers, and lovers of dance 18 and older.
Workshop space is limited to 25 participants.                    
RSVP at placeperformance@gmail.com to reserve your spot.
Oct. 17, 2015
Casa Blanca Library
2985 Madison Street
Riverside, CA 92504
Presented by P.L.A.C.E. Performance and made possible through support of the UC Riverside Department of Dance.

Joanna Haigood’s creative work uses natural, architectural and cultural environments as points of departure for movement exploration and narrative.  Her work has been commissioned by many arts institutions, including Dancing in the Streets, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Walker Arts Center, the Exploratorium Museum, the National Black Arts Festival, and Festival d’Avignon. She has also been honored with the Guggenheim Fellowship, the Cal/Alpert Award in Dance, the US Artist Fellowship, and a New York Bessie Award. Most recently, Haigood was a recipient of the esteemed Doris Duke Performing Artist Award.

Joanna has taught at the National École des Arts du Cirque in France, the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in England, Spelman College, and the Institute for Diversity in the Arts at Stanford University. Joanna is the Co-Founder and Director of Zaccho Dance Theatre, Zaccho Youth Company, Youth Performing Arts Program, and Center for Dance and Aerial Arts, all proudly housed at ZACCHO Studio in San Francisco’s Bayview Hunters Point district. www.zaccho.org

Visit the link below to read what people are saying about last year’s event!


Trolley Dances Riverside is a production of P.L.A.C.E. Performance and Riverside City College Dance in partnership with the Riverside Transit Agency. Trolley Dances is a trademarked event of Jean Isaacs San Diego Dance Theater.

Trolley Dances Riverside from Samantha Carlson on Vimeo.