Theater Artaud

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Welcome to Project Artaud, a pioneering arts complex in San Francisco’s Mission District. Project Artaud is one of San Francisco's leading artist communities, housing 3 theaters and 2 dance studios. It is also home to arts practitioners and educators - over 70 painters, sculptors, designers, photographers, filmmakers, writers, musicians and performers.

We’re a member-run, member-supported non-profit organization. In 1971 our founding members rehabilitated and converted a factory and city block built in 1924 to create housing and studio space, artists’ resources and community. Today a multi-generational group of members guide this organization forward, still relying on the volunteer participation of the membership to keep Project Artaud a thriving place. [1]


499 Alabama Street | San Francisco CA 94110

Contact Information

Phone (415) 621-4240


Rafiq Bilal

Dates of Operation


Type of Space

Community Served

local Hip-Hop artists

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About this Article

This article was originally created as part of SOMArts Cultural Center's Making a Scene: 50 Years of Alternative Bay Area Spaces. To learn how to add or edit content please visit the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism's online History Collection Lab.