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, Whyteberg, Heidi Duckler Dance, Kyble Dance Theater, Rosanna Gamson / World Wide, Blue13 Dance, BrockusRED, MashUP, Kitty McNamee.
With the opening tribute created by JoAnn 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
. Student ID is required.
great place to meet and enjoy the summer
Mingle with the choreographers and other top movers of LA
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