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Eddie Madril/Sewam American Indian Dance



July 15 and July 16

San Mateo Performing Arts Center

600 North Delaware Street

San Mateo, CA  94402


The PLA 2023-2024 Schedule has been announced

All season and ticket information is now on the Peninsula Lively Arts website

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Performing at PIDF

Sunday, July 16th

Not in show order. Subject to change.

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Packard Foundation, SM County Arts Commission, Concar, Netsuite


Saturday, July 15th, 7pm

Sunday, July 16th, 3pm


San Mateo Performing Arts Center

600 North Delaware Street, San Mateo

Tickets $60, $45, and $35


Discount of $5-off for seniors (age 65+) and juniors (18 and below).

Box Office

  • All ticket sales are final. No refunds can be accommodated 

  • We highly recommend ticket insurance available at checkout​

  • PBT performances are very popular and have been targeted by unauthorized ticketing outlets

  • Beware: only tickets sold at the PBT box office site are authorized ticket sales. We cannot accommodate tickets purchased through any other ticket outlet.

  • Masks are optional

  • Dates and times subject to change

Ticket Contacts

  • ​Questions about tickets, contact (650) 342-3262

  • The theater is fully ADA compliant. Please request additional accommodation with box office or seating, contact

Building on the success of last year’s inaugural world dance and music festival, the Peninsula International Dance Festival 2023  returns with an all-new, two-day festival July 15 and 16, with guest artists from 21 Bay Area companies featuring over 200 dancers and musicians - resplendent in colorful costumes - performing traditional works from Bolivia, Cambodia, China, Congo, Hawaii, India, Mexico, Native America, Peru, Philippines, Spain, and the USA. An extraordinary feast for the eyes and ears, both performances will be presented at the San Mateo Performing Arts Center, 600 North Delaware Street, San Mateo.


Carlos Carvajal said, “This newly imagined world dance and music festival is truly a Bay Areas cultural jewel which expresses in dance and song exactly what our society is desiring so intensely at this time – equity, diversity and inclusion. We’re delighted to present this season’s dance companies in a stage production that captures the joy and passion of the common language of dance and music."

Stuck and Ninja peforming Hip-Hop
Melissa Cruz dancing Flamenco
Guru dancers performing
Jubilee American Dance Theatre
Ballet Folklorico Mexicano performing
Jaranon performing
Bolivia Corazón de América
Parangal performing
Chitresh Das Youth Company performing
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