L.A. DANCE PROJECT
L.A. Dance Project is comprised of twelve full-time dancers based in Los Angeles and is led by Artistic Director, Benjamin Millepied along with Associate Artistic Director, Sebastien Marcovici. L.A. Dance Project rehearses and performs at its studio theater 2245 and presents at venues around the world. The company’s repertory is comprised of new creations from Millepied, historic reconstructions, and a collection of diverse new commissions from emerging choreographers. The company’s repertory features multidisciplinary collaborations with visual artists, musicians, designers, filmmakers and composers. Previous collaborators have included Barbara Kruger, Emily Mast, Bryce Dessner, Liam Gillick, Tino Sehgal, James Welling, and Mark Bradford among others.
Since its founding, L.A. Dance Project has performed at prestigious venues and festivals in approximately 100 cities around the world. Some notable venues include the Sadler’s Wells Theatre, Théâtre du Châtelet, the Holland Festival, Edinburgh International Festival, La Maison de la Danse, and the Saitama Arts Center, as well as the Shanghai, Beijing, and Dubai Opera Houses. In the US, the company has performed at leading venues including Jacob’s Pillow, The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Brooklyn Academy of Music, The Joyce, New York City Center, The Shubert Theatre at the Boch Center, and the Vail Dance Festival. In its home city of Los Angeles, the company has performed at The Music Center’s Walt Disney Concert Hall, MOCA, Union Station, The Theater at the Ace Hotel, and The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. Upcoming engagements include our Fall Festival, new works at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées, and performances of Benjamin Millepied’s Romeo & Juliet. The Fall Festival is a six week festival that will showcase nine new commissions performed by L.A. Dance Project at 2245 between September 19th and October 24th, 2019. The Théâtre des Champs Elysées will host new works November 31st through October 1st and Romeo & Juliet will premiere at La Seine Musicale in 2020.