Performances Starting @ The Wallis and Segerstrom Center April 11 - 26 2020
The Top 3 Dance Shows on American TV are Joining Forces for an evening of incredible Dance and Entertainment. Be sure not to miss this once only event.
Debbie Allen and Nigel Lythgoe O.B.E. will be presenting the Inaugural the Los Angeles International Dance Festival to showcase the talents of Angelino dancers and choreographers, while bringing internationally acclaimed companies & dancers to L A venues.
I am so excited to partner with Nigel and the entire LA dance community to create a festival that will excite, inspire and inform the world how vibrant our artists and companies are. We are creating a dynamic experience for all ages, ethnicities, styles and techniques.
Dance has the unparalleled ability to bring people together and reach across cultures and communities to connect us. Our ambition with LAIDF is to shine a light on the brilliance of the LA creative communities and create spaces throughout the city for people to experience the wealth of culture and dynamism thought the power of dance.
The Los Angeles International Dance Festival (LAIDF) is a 16 day dance experience that will entertain, educate and inspire audiences of all ages with performances, films, workshops and master-classes in both traditional and alternative venues around the city.
Supported by the mayor's office, major foundations, corporations, as well as the music, film and television industry - LAIDF will shine a light on the achievements of our dance community. Embracing National Dance Day, LAIDFaims to unite artistic and creative forces that have made Los Angeles the entertainment capital of the world!
Performances- L.A. based dance companies and individual artists will perform at venues of all sizes across the city.
Workshops- Professional dancers will have the opportunity to participate in workshops with local companies. Additionally, Angelenos of all ages and abilities will have the opportunity to experience the joy of dance.
Education/Youth- Non-profit arts organizations and students in the Los Angeles Unified School District will have opportunities to experience live performances, workshops and a youth stage to share the work they are creating.
Dance For All - Diverse venue settings will allow for a wide range of audience participation across the city. This will include site specific performances and/or workshops at the Children's Hospital, Dance for Autism and more.
Community– Mixers bringing the L.A. industry together to celebrate dance in LA!
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BODYTRAFFIC is a world-class contemporary dance company, known internationally for its Los Angeles-grown, contagious vivacity. Founded in 2007 by Lillian Rose Barbeito and Tina Finkelman Berkett, BODYTRAFFIC continues to push boundaries and establish Los Angeles as a city known for dance.
With dance, live music, storytelling, and stunning visuals, join us on a journey from the birth of Hindi cinema to present day. Experience the spirit, artistry, and history of India’s famous film industry from the classics of the black and white era and the timeless songs of Bollywood’s Golden Era to the foot-tapping blockbusters of today.