A Selective Guide to the Arts in Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Dance Festival celebrates the LA dance community by hosting 45 companies for dozens of top-quality showcase performances. This annual event features an array of dance classes, workshops and performances mixing different dance styles from modern to avant-garde. LADF is co-produced by Brockus Project, under the direction of Deborah Brockus and Theater Raymond Kabbaz, the innovative performance space at Le Lycée Français de Los Angeles, under the direction of Pierre Leloup.

Culture Spot LA readers can win a pair of tickets to the day of their choice. Email editor@culturespotla.com with TRK LADF in the subject line and the day you would like to attend in the body of the email.

Festival Schedule

Theater Raymond Kabbaz – Main Stage

Thursday, May 11 (GALA Night with party) 7:30 p.m. $40

Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre


No)one. Art House

Invertigo Dance Theatre

Blue13 Dance Company

Live music by Nora Germain.

Visual Art by Aaron Mostow, Cheryl Mann, Will Clayton.

Friday, May 12 (Eclectic Urban contemporary) 8 p.m. $25

Lula Washington Dance Theatre

Pony Box Dance Theatre


Entity Contemporary Dance

Lux Aeterna Dance Company

Akomi Dance


Saturday, May 13 (Technical contemporary) 8 p.m. $25



Sarah Elgart / Arrogant Elbow

MashUP Dance Company

FUSE Dance Company

Kybele Dance Theatre

Ania Catherine / Cue

Sunday, May 14, (Avant-Garde contemporary) 6 p.m. $25

szalt (dance co.)


Kevin Williamson + Company

The TL Collective

Rosanna Tavarez/LA DANSA DANSA


Palm Dance Collective Los Angeles

Master Classes, Brockus Project Studios

Saturday & Sunday, May 20-21 – 10 a.m.-5 p.m., $10-$20

Open Classes taught by the companies of LADF 2017

In addition to the companies listed above these are:

Los Angeles Contemporary Dance Company

Diavolo Architecture in Motion

CONTRA-TIEMPO | Urban Latin Dance Theater


Rebecca Lemme’s/ Acts of Matter

INFORMATION: https://www.ladancefest.org/ and www.theatreraymondkabbaz.com.


Individual tickets: https://tinyurl.com/ofmdyxh

Ticket package: https://tinyurl.com/gskqv3r

Class tickets: www.BrockusProject.org