the Best in LA Contemporary Dance

Los Angeles Dance Festival

LADF brings the best of LA contemporary dance to the stage

Women Rising 

Aug 16th 8:30pm 323-461-3673

Filling every inch of the Ford with Dance. Women Rising celebrates the ground breaking work of LA women did in creating the art form of Modern dance in the early 1900 and that creative excellence lives on today in the current female choreographers. Women Rising both honors the past and takes the audience into the exciting present day creativity with stage production and site specific work created 10 of LA’s top female lead companies. Dance styles are flavored by modern, jazz, Bollywood, contemporary but all have the unique perspective that comes from being female in LA. Companies include: JazzAntiqua, LA Contemporary Dance Company, Luminario Ballet, Sarah Elgart/Arragant Elbow, Kyble Dance Theater, Rosanna Gamson / World Wide, Blue13 Dance, BrockusRED, MashUP, Kitty McNamee.                             

Summer Productions - Environmental- Women's Power


DUST: Permutations on the Unknown

July 5-7 at Ivy Substation in Culver City 

8:00pm Friday and Sat 2:00 Sunday 562-412-7429

Three performances + Sustainable Fair

Dust: when does plastic become dust? environmental multimedia work by the producer of LADF 

Choreography by Deborah Brockus

In collaboration with visual artist Richelle Gribble and composers Peter Askim and Zac Greenberg 

 Ivy Substation Theater, 

9070 Venice Blvd., Culver City 90232     

This performance is made possible in part by the City of Culver City, in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Performing Arts Grant Program, with support from Sony Pictures Entertainment.     


Artist of LADF 2019

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Main Stage Performances


Luckman Theater

April 12-14, 2019

Photography Exhibit

pre show performances

on the Campus of Cal State LA

co-produced with Luckman Theater and BrockusProject

5151 State University Drive 

Los Angeles CA 90032

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Fringe Showcases


Diavolo Space 

April 26-28, 2019

Friday and Sat 

7:00 & 9:30 shows


5:00 & 7:00 shows

two shows each night - same show repeats

fun urban setting

616 Moulton Ave L CA 90031

Fringe Showcase Tickets

Master Classes


@ BPS 

April 5-17  & April 27-28

Free Community Classes across LA 


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618 B Moulton Ave LA CA 90031

class tickets

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