Joseph Copley

Director (through 2021)

Joseph Copley comes from a performing arts background, having danced professionally with Oakland Ballet, Margaret Jenkins Dance Company, Amy Seiwert’s Imagery, Dance Through Time, Robert Moses’ KIN, San Francisco Opera Ballet, and on and on. After a career ending injury, Joseph received a Next Generation Arts Leadership Grant to attend business school at City College of San Francisco. Hired as Company Manager at ODC/Dance in 2013, he is now the Associate Director of Artistic Planning, and oversees programming ODC’s 52 weeks of activities per year. Outside of ODC, Joseph is the President of the Board of Directors for the Isadora Duncan Dance Awards, sits on the Entertainment Committee of the BatterySF, is in the current cohort of Leadership SF, volunteers for political causes, and produces events at San Francisco street fairs, night clubs, and festivals.