L.A. Dance Project
2245 E Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90021

Monday, July 15 – Friday, July 19

$425 Full Workshop
$380 Full Workshop LADP Member Price
$100 Single Day
$90 Single Day LADP Member Price

Open to all levels.

Join us for a weeklong workshop with dancer, choreographer and director Bobbi Jene Smith. Running July 15-19th, the open level workshop will take place at 2245, L.A. Dance Project’s downtown studio and performance space, with daily sessions from 10 AM to 2 PM.

Daily Schedule:
10am – 11:15am Warm up and improvisation with Bobbi
11:30am – 2:00pm Repertory investigation, Improvisation, and conversation

This immersive experience includes a daily class followed by repertory and improvisational work. Offering participants a unique opportunity to explore movement and creativity under Smith.  Her work delves into themes of expression, freedom and the contradictions within us. Don’t miss this special time to dive into your own creative practice and physicality.

BOBBI JENE SMITH is a director, choreographer, and dancer who makes work for both live theater and film. Her work explores affect and apathy, domestic politics, and the rhythmic and formal connections between music and movement. She danced for the Batsheva Company from 2005-2014. Since then, she has choreographed original works for the Paris Opera Ballet, Theater Basel, Martha Graham Dance Company, L.A. Dance Project (LADP), VAIL Dance Festival, The Royal Danish Ballet, the Batsheva Dance Company, and others. Her dance and music theater works have been presented and supported by the American Repertory Theater, PS 122, La Mama, ODC Theater, Stanford Live, Carolina Performing Arts, Kaufman Hall at the 92Y, Luminato Festival, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art and others. Additionally, Smith has starred in or choreographed films including Elvira Lind’s Bobbi Jene, Georgia Parris’s Mari, and Alex Garland’s Annihilation. She has directed her own dance films, including Broken Theater and Gallop Apace. Smith is an alumnus of The Juilliard School, North Carolina School of the Arts, and Royal Winnipeg School. She is a founding member of the American Modern Opera Company (AMOC). In 2019, she was awarded The Harkness Promise Award and was The Martha Duffy Resident Artist at Baryshnikov Art Center. Smith is currently an Artist In Residence at LADP.