LEVYdance in Los Angeles
After a sold out East Coast Tour, LEVYdance will be making it's Los Angeles debut at the Henry Fonda Theater in Hollywood on April 1st, 2009. The company will be bringing four exciting new works.
Founded in 2002 by Benjamin Levy, Artistic Director, LEVYdance is based in San Francisco, where it manages its home studio. The company exists to ignite its audiences awareness of a shared human experience through the art of dance.
In its history, LEVYdance has given performances in New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Seattle, Santa Barbara, San Diego, Kaunas, Lithuania and San Francisco. In addition to regular performances, the company sustains a comprehensive education program, including master classes and residencies at Universities, a summer intensive for college and pre-professional dancers, and a children's program for ages 3 - 10. LEVYdance has been awarded funding from the Dance: Creation to Performance program, funded by the James Irvine Foundation, and administered by Dance/USA, The Creative Work Fund, The Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation, the David and Laura Merage Foundation, the Joyce Theater's Stephen and Cathy Weinroth Fund for New Work, Target Stores, The San Francisco Foundation, The Zellerbach Family Foundation, USArtists International, and Meet the Composer/Commissioning Music USA, for collaborations with acclaimed artists such as French couture designer Colleen Quen, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, industrial designer Rick Lee, composers Keeril Makan and Mason Bates, and Kronos Quartet.
This performance is made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, the David and Laura Merage Foundation, the San Francisco Foundation, San Francisco Grants for the Arts/Hotel Tax Fund, and the generosity of the following individual supporters of LEVYdance: Mr. and Mrs. Yahya Ahdout, Mr. and Mrs. Kambiz Babaoff, Dr. and Mrs. Sharam Daneshgar, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Farahnik, Mrs. Jila Ghodsian, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Gole, Mr. and Mrs. Mansoor Javaheri, Mr. and Mrs. Neil Kadisha, Mr. and Mrs. Sion Levy, Mr. and Mrs. Solomon Levy, Mr. and Mrs. Nasser Matloob, Mr. and Mrs. Nader Mossanen, Mr. Robert Navi, Mr. and Mrs. David Nazarian, Mrs. Soraya Nazarian, Pentaco Management, Sinai Temple, and Mrs. Mahasti Ziai.
JetBlue Airways is the official airline of LEVYdance
Barfoot Winery salutes LEVYdance for their barefoot artistry!
"Athletic and Lyrical, Brainy and Sexy.." Dance Magazine
"Talent: Youve got it or you dont. And from the start of Benjamin Levys precocious choreographic career, its been clear this guy has serious gifts." San Francisco Chronicle
"LEVYdance is a company to watch now and in the future." Washington Post
Henry Fonda Theater
6126 Hollywood Blvd (btwn Gower St and Argyle St)
Los Angeles, CA 90028
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|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|