Sophia Stoller Directs Dance Film Screaming Shapes

Iris Company Artistic Director Sophia Stoller’s (Dance MFA 15) electrifying short dance film Screaming Shapes is now available to watch online. Characterized by Stoller as a “visceral and raw” piece, Screaming Shapes is a display of undulating choreography against a near-frantic modulated...

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The Soraya Presents DIAVOLO’s New Dance Film

Catch the latest in The Soraya’s online performance series with a screening of This is Me: Letters from the Front Lines, a dance film by DIAVOLO | Architecture in Motion on Friday, July 31 at 4 pm. This is Me explores “how the current climate of isolation has encouraged us to look within...

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26th Annual Herb Alpert Award in the Arts Recipients Announced

On Friday, May 22, the Herb Alpert Foundation announced the recipients of the 2020 Herb Alpert Award in the Arts (HAAIA). Administered by CalArts since 1994, the awards recognize five mid-career artists pushing the boundaries of Dance, Film/Video, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts. Each honoree...

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The house is always haunted. Rosanna Gamson, faculty in The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance, identifies this as one of the big ideas of her dance company Rosanna Gamson/World Wide’s (RGWW) latest theatrical dance piece Sugar Houses. The work, which was recently awarded a National Dance...

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CalArts Dance Presents ‘Teorema’

CalArts presents Teorema, a short film directed by Massimiliano Bomba, with choreography by CalArts faculty Julie Bour and featuring dancers of the The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance at CalArts. The film premiered this morning (Feb. 5), on Nowness, a global video channel. Set in the...

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Year in Review: The Top 24700 Posts of 2019

As we approach the new year and prepare to usher in a new decade, take a look at the most popular 24700 posts of 2019.  CalArtians are among the artists selected for The Whitney Biennial, held May 17-Sept. 22 in New York. | Image: Ed Lederman School of Art CalArtians Among Artists Selected for...

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LA Times Names CalArtians as Leaders in LA Music Scene

CalArtians are leaders in spurring and advancing Los Angeles’ music scene, according to Los Angeles Times’ classical music critic Mark Swed. In a recent article, Swed traces the evolution of LA’s music scene from 1987, when Ernest Fleischmann, then-head of the LA Philharmonic, called for the end...

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