Letters to the Present Promotional Postcard

MAY 6 - 8, 2022

One weekend only, every show experience is unique!

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This is your chance to be present.

Letters to the Present is a hip-hop dance and theater performance which reminds us that speaking our truth is exactly what we need right now.


Created and performed by the Destiny Arts Youth Performance Company, Destiny Junior Company, and The Elders Project, with collaborators BANDALOOP.

Tickets start at $20.


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The Bruns Amphitheatre, 100 California Shakespeare Way, Orinda

Grounds open 90 minutes before showtime for picnicking. Aerial performances begin one hour before listed amphitheater showtimes.

Free parking onsite.
Free shuttle from Orinda BART.
Support available for accessibility.




Friday, May 6


6pm Opening Night
Join us for cake after the show to celebrate Opening Night.


Saturday, May 7


2pm Free to Fly with BANDALOOP
Dance in the trees or watch your fellow audience members take a turn after the show.
(Very limited spots, sign up form will be sent before the show)


6pm Post-Show Dance Party
Groove with DJ Aebldee after the show under the stars with the cast and crew.


Sunday, May 8


1pm Join us, Moms!
Celebrate Mother’s Day with Destiny Arts Center, flowers for all who identify as moms.


5pm Salute to the Seniors
Help us pay tribute to our graduating seniors after the show.

Destiny Arts - Dancers Standing Back to Back - Promo for the Letters To The Present Show

MAY 6 - 8, 2022 - One weekend only, every show experience is unique!

This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.


Major support for Destiny Arts Center is provided by Crankstart, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Oakland City Council, Walter and Elise Haas Foundation, City of Oakland Cultural Funding Program and many other foundations and individuals.

Dancers Posing for Group Photo - Letters To The Present Dance Show


Face masks are required for everyone (vaccinated & unvaccinated). Thank you for keeping everyone safe!

Protect yourself and others. Masks Required. Drawing of face mask and three people wearing masks.

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Dance Party Sponsor: San Francisco Foundation
San Francisco Foundation Logo

Celebration Sponsors: Bridge Bank & Kaiser Permanente
Bridge Bank Logo
Kaiser Permanente Logo

Sponsor the show! Download the Sponsorship Packet Here

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Check out some scenes from last year's show


Low Tide Rising was held in 2021 at the Bruns Amphitheatre in Orinda.

Collage of dancers from the Destiny Arts Show Low Tide Rising