George Saunders

Trolley Dances, a San Diego staple for more than 20 years, is back

Trolley Dances, a San Diego staple for more than 20 years, is back

Every year, Trolley Dances takes San Diegans on a unique journey.

Perhaps that's what has made the event - occurring on consecutive weekends starting Saturday - a San Diego tradition that has continued for nearly two decades.

Audiences are introduced to new, site-specific dance performances at stops along the trolley line by a changing roster of choreographers.

Some are local, some travel from New York or Los Angeles.

They choose a site along the transit system and incorporate the natural surroundings to support their creative ideas.

In years past, for instance, dancers have frolicked in public fountains, executed seductive tango moves in a narrow alley and...

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