The Next Dance Company, an ensemble of The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance at CalArts, draws together the school’s’ most accomplished performers and choreographers, all from the 2016 graduating class.
Choreographed by pioneering and multi-award-winning choreographer Steve Paxton, and performed by exquisite Slovenian dancer Jurij Konjar, Bound is re-staged and re-imagined by Paxton, who first premiered it in 1982.
The School of Critical Studies hosts it annual reading showcasing the graduating class of CalArts MFA Creative Writing Program.Next Words is both a reading series and a publication featuring work by graduating MFA Creative Writing students.
The Tip of Her Tongue features feminist artists in performance who work with language and embodiment. With intense stories to tell, they experiment aggressively with the telling—working with words and how the body's relationship to language is mediated by histories large and small.
REDCAT’s quarterly program of new works and works-in-progress highlights new forms of dance, theater, music and multimedia performance in a wide-ranging evening that celebrates the vitality of L.A.’s next-generation artists making work for the stage.
Virtuosic, intimate and volatile dancing is at the center of acclaimed choreographer Rosanna Gamson’s dance-theater work Still/Restless, which continues her kinetic investigation of dream states and the neuroscience and history of dreaming.
Anatomy Theater is based on actual 18th-century texts, Anatomy Theater follows the astonishing progression of an English murderess: from confession to execution and, ultimately, public dissection before a paying audience of fascinated onlookers.
Since the late 1960s, Los Angeles-based artist John Knight has pioneered the practices of site-specificity and institutional critique, always interested in interrogating the underlying geopolitical and economic systems implicit in everyday convention.