Race, Aesthetics, and Working in Community: From "Dancing Around Race" to "LatinXtensions" 

A Conversation between David Herrera, Lead Artist in HMD’s 2019-2020 Community Engagement Residency, and HMD Artistic Director Hope Mohr

October 29, 2019

KAWL Radio Interview

Discussing PUSHfest and DHPCo's newest work "Queridxs Mios: My Loved 1(s)"


David Herrera Performance Company explores the power of empathy -- loss  by Marke B.

Feature: DHPCo. 10th home season Resurrection of Everyday

After the death of his father, the choreographer-collaborator's new 'Resurrection of Everyday People' became something more personal and immersive.

March 27, 2019

'It's about surviving turmoil': Latinx dance troupe explores racial trauma by Jose Fermoso

The Guardian UK

Feature about DHPCo. participation in the Festival of Latin American Contemporary Choreographers

November 9, 2018

‘The Least of Them’ examines race, politics through dance by Mary Ellen Hunt

San Francisco Chronicle /SF Gate


May 10, 2016

Building Dance on the Latino Experience by Liz Brent

Stance on Dance

Interview with David Herrera for their 2016 home season "The Least of Them"

May 9, 2016


Risk, Experimentation, and Drinks at Z Space  by Laura Wenus

Missiona Local

Preview for  "TOUCH"

March 31, 2015


Separation Becomes Communal in "TOUCH"  by Marke Bieschke

48 Hills 

Write up for "TOUCH"

March 31, 2015


Winter Arts: Dance by Irene Hsaio 

SF Weekly's Dance Picks for Winter/Spring 2015

January 9, 2015


Helping the Homeless Through the Arts: Community Housing Partnership in Action by Irene Hsiao 

SF Weekly

Highlights David Herrera & DHPCo's community outreach practices 

April 9, 2014 


'The Stranger (Part1)': Poor Amongst the Rich by Nirmala Nataraj 

San Francisco Chronicle/ SF Gate

Write up for "the Stranger (Part 1)" SF premiere

April 17, 2013


So You Think When You Dance? by Scott Rappaport

UCSC Newscenter 

Commissioned Guest Company for UC Santa Cruz's Theater Arts Dept. Spring Dance Concert Directed by Ted Warburton

May 2013 


Death and All His Friends by Jenny Simeone

Santa Cruz Good Times 

Preview Write Up for "Slumber" 

April 24, 2012


5 Questions with Choreographer David Herrera by Geri Jeter

California Literary Review

Preview Interview for "American Layercake"

March 10, 2011


Backstage with the 2011 GWC Professional Inviational Artist: Feature Profile David Herrera Performance Company

Nannette Brody Dance Theater

Feature as guest performers for NBDT professional perfomance at Orange County Community College 

January 2011


A Modern World: Latino Perspectives

Hispanic Dancers Make Their Voices Heard by Rita Felciano 

Write Up for "A Modern World: Latino Perspectives" festival presented by DHPCo.

February 10, 2009 




What's in April's Flask?

Stance on Dance

March 28, 2013


Best Bets

Santa Cruz Sentinnel

April 2012


Editor's Notes by Greg Archer 

Santa Cruz Good Times

April 25, 2012 


Wanda Pick's RadioBlogspot 

by Wanda Sabir

(Listen from 40min-60min)

Interview for "American Layercake" 

March 4, 2011

Honors and Commissions: 

ODC Sandbox Series Residency 

Z Space Technical Residency  

Salesforce Foundation Champion Grant

Walking Distance Festival, ODC Theater Commission

Zellerbach Family Foundation Grant

FWD.US Commission  

Marin School of the Arts Residency & Commission 

WestWave Dance Festival, SF 

Univeristy of California, Santa Cruz Commission  

Puffin Foundation Grant 

Residency @ Deborah Slater Dance Theater's Studio 210 

Residency @ Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts

The Garage Residency 

Choreographer's To Watch, San Jose Mercury News 

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