ed. note: We hear much about the current vigor of Los Angeles dance. A guest writer, the visual artist Steve DeGroodt adds his historic perspective in this essay contributed to the blog. There is a vibrancy and presence that has been missing in the world of dance in Los Angeles for some time. What once ...
A performance upcoming features Colburn Academy dance students in the restaging of a vintage work by dancer/choreographer Rudy Perez, Cheap Imitation. The choreography, dating from 1983, has been reconstructed by Tamsin Carlson. Thereafter, the Colburn Dance Council will award Mr. Perez in recognition of his influence on modern dance in Los Angeles. Karen Goodman will ...
A very nice upcoming event at the UC Irvine’s Experimental Media Peformance Lab will honor an American modern-dance iconoclast, dancer/choreographer Rudy Perez. The free event features an appearance by Perez, world premier by the Rudy Perez Performance Ensemble as well as a short documentary on his extraordinary choreographic achievements. Mr. Perez joined the legendary Judson ...