DHPCo. is at the forefront of San Francisco’s newest modern dance movement. Founded in 2007 under the artistic vision of David Herrera, DHPCo. creates work that promotes cultural understanding in an evolving American context. Rich in theatricality and immersed in visceral physical movement the company makes its mark through seamless weaving of dance and theater, text, video & media, and music into a textured conversation between audience and performer. In particular DHPCo is interested in lending a voice to the diversity of the Latino diaspora within an American experience.
Additionally, DHPCo. seeks out alliances with other arts organizations and individual artists contiuing their lineage of cross-pollinating and inter-disciplinary art. To date the company has had the pleasure of presenting over 10 SF companies and choreographers.
Works by DHPCo. have been performed at Links Hall (Chicago), ODC Theater (S.F.), Dance Mission Theater (S.F.), San Jose State University (CA), The Garage (S.F.), Little Theater (Seattle, WA), Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts (S.F.), The 418 Project (Santa Cruz, Ca), Orange County Community College (Ca), LEVYdance Studio (SF), Kunst-Stoff Studios (SF), Mint Plaza Downtown SF, and United Nations Plaza (SF).
DHPCo. has been the recipient of the Puffin Foundation Grant, Zellerbach Family Foundation Community Arts Grant, and residencies at The Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts & Studio 210. The company has been featured in multiple print publications and online: SF Guardian, San Jose Mercury News, Santa Cruz Sentinnel, Santa Cruz Good Times, Wanda Sabir’s Radio Podcast, Mission Loc@l, California Literary Review (Dance Vine).