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L.A. Dance Project presents LA Dances

L.A. Dance Project, the Los Angeles-based company of famous French choreographer Benjamin Millepied will be presenting this fall LA Dances, a festival of historical and contemporary dance works.

Dedicated to the city it calls home and its creative collaborators, this festival will feature 10 Los Angeles Premieres (including 6 World Premieres) of works by international choreographers including Kyle Abraham, Shannon Gillen, Madeline Hollander, Charm La’Donna, Bella Lewitzky, Gianna Reisen, Tino Sehgal, Janie Taylor, Emily Mast and Zack Winokur, performed by L.A. Dance Project’s world-renowned dance company. The Festival will also feature 2 dances by Benjamin Millepied.

The conceptual basis of the festival is to present dance works that showcase collaborations with visual artists, composers, and performers, such as Evan Mast and Celia Hollander;  Benjamin Ball, James Buckhouse, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Charles Gaines, and Liam Gillick.

Along with the Festival performances in Los Angeles, select works from L.A. Dances will be presented in Paris at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées from October 31 - November 3, 2019.

PROGRAM A (September 26 - October 24)
Untitled: Janie Taylor
Rising Water: Gianna Reisen
Split Step - Emily Mast & Zack Winokur
Chapter Song: Kyle Abraham

PROGRAM B  (October 3 - 25)
Run From Me - Shannon Gillen
Untitled - Charm La’Donna
Split Step - Emily Mast & Zack Winokur
Kinaesonata - Bella Lewitzky

PROGRAM C (November 14 - 24)
Untitled - Tino Sehgal
Homeward - Benjamin Millepied
Kinaesonata - Bella Lewitzky
Untitled - Madeline Hollander
Hearts and Arrows - Benjamin Millepied