the indomitable women who began modern lived here
Ruth St Denis
they were working in the same period that women fought for
the right to vote and we stand now at the 99th anniversary of the women efforts that allow us to both
express ourselves and direct our countries future
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,
Kybele Dance Theater, Rosanna Gamson / World Wide, Blue13 Dance, BrockusRED, SARAH ELGART / ARROGANT ELBOW,
MashUP, Kitty McNamee.
With the opening tribute created by Joanne Divito.
the women of LA and LADF support
the development of future arts leaders and creators
in our daily practice and through programs in LADF designed to open the doors to arts jobs to under served youth
our town is a strong spot for creative choreographing women who lead the LA dance community
teaching , choreographing, running companies, studios, foundations, grant divisions, theaters
the very best seats in the theater
great goodie bag
mingle before the show at the reception
great place to meet and enjoy the summer
many ways to park
gates open 2 hours before the show
Mingle with the choreographers and other top movers of LA
FORD THEATRE slocated at 2580 Cahuenga Blvd East, Hollywood, CA 90068.
DIRECTIONS BY CAR
From the South: Take 101 Freeway North, exit at Cahuenga Boulevard, turn right and follow Ford signs into the Ford Theatres parking lot entrance.
From the North: Take 101 Freeway South, take Exit X toward Lankershim Blvd. Turn left onto Cahuenga Blvd. Turn left onto Pilgrimage Bridge and go straight through the light into the Ford Theatres parking lot entrance.
Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions. Your generous donation will fund our mission.