As of July 1st, 2018, Loco Bloco and the Jamestown Community Center have formally merged. Both youth development organizations have long established track records of providing enriching, high quality programming to youth to promote their healthy transition into adulthood. They chose to merge because of their shared commitment to youth development, shared love for the Mission community, and shared experience in developing leadership among low income youth and families. For more information on Jamestown, please click here

Want To Join Loco Bloco’s Performance Ensemble?

2015 5 loco bloco show (305) (Large)Come join us at our 2 Spring open rehearsals where we will be looking for drummers, and dancers to be a part of 2019 Performance Ensemble.
Rehearsals are open to youth ages high school to 24 years old.
Loco Bloco’s Performance Ensemble is an intermediate-to-advanced performance program for high-school & transitional aged youth that meets weekly. The Performance Ensemble creates, rehearses and presents Afro-Latino music & dance as a tool to promote youth voice and community-building. Loco Bloco’s Performance Ensemble is invited to perform at festivals and community events throughout the Bay Area.
Open Rehearsals: January 7 & 14
Brava Theater: 2781 24th Street @ York
If you have any questions, contact Audrey@locobloco.org
 Come out to learn, create and make change with Loco Bloco!

Now Accepting Applications: 2019 Loco Bloco Teaching Artist In Training Fellowship
Loco Bloco’s teaching Artist In Training Program (TAT) is designed for Transitional Aged Youth (18-24) who are motivated to gain the skills and experience necessary to become an effective, professional, community Teaching Artists. We are looking for emerging artists who possess a passion for youth development and using the arts as a tool for social change to join our 2019 TAT cohort.
Loco Bloco TATs are given the valuable opportunity to work under the direct mentorship of Loco Bloco’s lead Artistic staff and Master Teaching Artists: Pedro Gomez (music) and Vanessa Sanchez (dance). They will receive training and individual coaching in the best practices and principles of Arts Education, Creative Youth Development and Artivism as well as hands-on experience serving as a Teaching Assistant within Loco Bloco’s Carnaval program.
Upon completion of the program, TATs will receive official certification of training from Loco Bloco as well an Honorarium of up to $1000 (based upon total completed hours)

2019 Loco Bloco TAT Fellowship Posting & Application Instructions

All LB Classes Are Always Free For Youth
Annual $25 Registration Fee Requested For All Students
For More Information & To Register For Classes Contact:
Audrey Ingalls, Arts Program Manager
audrey@locobloco.org – (415) 864-5626×9
Loco Bloco Bateria Class With Pedro Gomez: Ages 13-24
All level percussion class offering a diverse knowledge of Afro-Latino rhythms (Brazilian, Cuban, Haitian, Hip Hop). Focusing on technique, theory & expression with a “Bloco” philosophy
MONDAYS 5:00pm – 6:15pm
Brava Theater Center: 2781 24th St SF

 Loco Bloco Dance Class With Vanessa Sanchez : Ages 13-24
All level dance class focusing on Afro-Latino rhythms & movement.  Participants will learn Loco Bloco dance repertoire and improve their dance technique.
MONDAYS 5:00pm – 6:15pm
Brava Theater Center: 2781 24th St SF


Loco Bloco is looking for talented Drum, Dance & Stilt Artists who have a passion for Youth Development & Artivism to join our team leading in-school and out-of-school time residencies for youth in grades K-12

See Full Job Posting & Application Instructions Here