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Mission Statement

Daring Arts Movement (D.A.M) is a collective of diverse performers and instructors committed to expanding, uplifting, and supporting each other while fostering a collaborative artistic environment in the greater Bay Area.  D.A.M creates multi-sensory, immersive experiences for our audiences and students;  sparking wonder, awe, and learning through movement.

We specialize in dance, stilts, fitness, vocal arts, tactile arts, and instruction. We enjoy working in direct collaboration with our clients and students to create unique performance and educational experiences that draw on our widespread experience. We believe art and movement are powerful, necessary tools for cultivating joyful healing and uniting diverse communities.


D.A.M collaborates with and supports a wide variety of groups and projects to enhance shows, events, and videos. 

Our dance component consists of:

 Emotiv Dance (Latin)

 TropiCali Dancehall (Caribbean)

Live Musical acts we collaborate with:

Red Baraat (Choreographed Dance)

Afrolicious (Choreographed Dance)

March Fourth (Stiltwalking/Dance/Acrobatics)

Samba Stilt Circus (Stilt Performance)

Other Projects and Events:

Bay Area Maker Faire (StiltSkool)

Sunru Carter and Town Futurist (Stilt Performance)

Stilt Factory (StiltSkool)

Brass + Blade (Leatherworks)

For photos and videos please visit our media page.


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