Press Release April 2015: LEVYDANCE ANNOUNCES NEW ORGANIZATIONAL VISION AND LAUNCHES SEARCH FOR LEVYDANCE EXECUTIVE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

“LEVYdance is a contemporary company that takes creative risks, values strong modern dance technique, and successfully marries form and content in composition. Possessing all of these qualities and characteristics is less common than you would think; in fact, it is quite rare. LEVYdance is special, and another ten years of their work would be a gift to the larger modern dance community.” – Ballet Dance Magazine

“The willingness to take risks whether physical or emotional, whether it’s a big vision for the company’s future or diving off the end of a stage, is what defines LEVYdance.” – San Francisco Chronicle

“The four dancers dove into the choreography with an impressive unity of purpose. They attacked complex interactions — often at top speed — with razor sharp timing.” – San Francisco Bay Guardian

Archived Reviews:

LEVYdance teams with intriguing New York Group

by Allan Ulrich, San Francisco Chronicle

AMP 2014

by Heather Desaulniers

Soar

by Heather Desaulniers

“Romp”

by Heather Desaulniers, Critical Dance, November 2013

Returning, Re-entry, and Risk

 

 

by Rachel Howard, July 2013

Where to next?

 

 

by Rita Felciano, San Francisco Bay Guardian, June 2013

LEVYdance at 10 – Joyful Risky Business

 

 

by Mary Ellen Hunt, San Francisco Chronicle, June 2013

Two Dance Companies Feel the Heat of Spring

 

 

by Irene Hsiao, SF Weekly, June 2013

LEVYdance, Spring Season at Home

 

 

by Heather Desaulniers, June 2013

A LEVYdance and Sidra Bell Dance New York Collaboration

 

 

by Sarah Halzack, The Washington Post, February 2013

LEVYdance and Sidra Bell Dance New York- Chutzpah 2013

 

 

by Tessa Perkins, Press+1, February 2013

Who’s in Charge of the Smoke and Mirrors and Where’s the Occasional Music?

 

 

by Toba Singer, California Literary Review, November 2012

AMP

 

 

by Heather Desaulniers, Ballet Dance Magazine, November 2012

Low Down Review- LEVYdance and The Foundry

 

 

by Allan Ulrich, San Francisco Chronicle, May 2012

LEVYdance’s Romp: Fun = Exhausting and Exhilarating

 

 

by Christina Gesualdi, thINKing DANCE, February 2012

Dance 2011: Highs, Lows, and Top 10 Moments

 

 

by Mary Ellen Hunt, San Francisco Chronicle, December 2011

Standing Room Only

 

 

by Rita Felciano, San Francisco Bay Guardian, November 2011

Sweet and Surprising Romp

 

 

by Mary Ellen Hunt, San Francisco Chronicle, November 2011

Everyone Intimate Alone Visibly Review

 

 

by David E. Moreno, Culture Vulture, April 2010

LEVYdance’s ‘Everyone Intimate Alone Visibly’ at Dance Place

 

 

by Sarah Halzack, The Washington Post, January 2010

Hyper Mediated

 

 

by Brian McCormick, Gay City News, February 2010

LEVYdance: Everyone Intimate Alone Visibly

 

 

by Evan Namerow, Dancing Perfectly Free, February 2010

Inciting Experience

 

 

by Dalia Ratnikas, The Brooklyn Rail, February 2010

Powerful Works at New ODC Theater

 

 

by Paul Parish, Bay Area Reporter, November 2010

Curtain Up On Season

 

 

by Allan Ulrich, San Francisco Chronicle, October 2010

LEVYdance at the Henry Fonda Theater

 

 

by Debra Levine, LA Times, April 2009

LEVYdance at Dance Place

 

 

by Rebecca J. Ritzel, The Washington Post, January 2009

Hot but Chilly

 

 

by Allan Ulrich, Voice of Dance, Novemebr 2008

Physical, In-charge Dance That Thinks Big

 

 

by Rita Felciano, San Francisco Bay Guardian, November 2008

LEVYdance Does It Outdoors

 

 

by Rachel Howard, San Francisco Chronicle, November 2008

West Coast Flare Bounds Into East Coast Sensibilities

 

 

by Jennifer Dunning, New York Times, January 2008

Benjamin Levy’s ‘Bonelines’: To the Marrow of Emotion

 

 

by Sarah Kaufman, The Washington Post, January 2008

Writers on Dancing: LEVYdance at Dance Place

 

 

by George Jackson, Dance View Times, January 2008

LEVYdance’s ‘Bonelines’ bites off more than it can chew

 

 

by Rachel Howard, San Francisco Chronicle, October 2007

Bigger is (mostly) better

 

 

by Rita Felciano, San Francisco Bay Guardian, October 2007

LEVYdance Dances it Out

 

 

Dogmom’s Dish, October 2007

Goldies Dance Winners Benjamin Levy and LEVYdance

 

 

by Rita Felciano, San Francisco Bay Guardian, November 2006

Tension, torsion and plenty of sensuality flow through LEVYdance

 

 

by Rachel Howard, San Francisco Chronicle, December 2005

LEVYdance: 2005 Home Season

 

 

by Allan Ulrich, Voice of Dance, December 2005

LEVYdance, Stuck on an Unhappy Track

 

 

by Sarah Kaufman, The Washington Post, October 2005

Review: Four on the Floor

 

 

by Janice Steinberg, Dance Magazine, April 2005

Quadruple the Pleasure, Quadruple the Dancing Fun

 

 

by Rachel Howard, San Francisco Chronicle, February 2005

Review: Four on the Floor

 

 

by Brian Schaefer, The Dance Insider, February 2005

New Directions

 

 

by Rita Felciano, San Francisco Bay Guardian, December 2004

A Levy Far From Dry

 

 

by Bonner Odell, In Dance, December 2004

Fresh, Inventive Dance from San Francisco

 

 

by Susan Reiter, Dance View Times, October 2004

A Bay Area choreographer worth noticing

 

 

by Julie Bloom, The Village Voice, September 2004

Dance Magazine: Top 25 to Watch

 

 

by Heather Wisner, Dance Magazine, January 2004

LEVYdance

 

 

by Clare Croft, The Washington Post, October 2003

LEVYdance raises bar for dance community

 

 

by Mary Tisa, The Colonial Weekly, October 2003

Controlled Complexity

 

 

by George Jackson, Dance View Times, October 2003

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LEVYdance's AMP Program, City Lights-Vancouver

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LEVYdance on KQED's SPARK

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