ARTISTS IN ResiDANCE

We are committed to diversity and excellence, thus we intermittently curate outside creative artists to join our team seasonally. Our Creative Artist in Residence program delivers a unique opportunity for outside artistic directors and choreographers, as well as other creatives, to work with the Project in creating programming, exposing us to fresh, diverse, and, well, always remarkable content!  

The Palm Springs Dance Project

2020 CREATIVE ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

LUMINARIO BALLET

2020 FEATURED COMPANY

Luminario is a contemporary ballet company also presenting classic modern dance repertory and aerial dance. Our dancers live in LA, but come from everywhere, representing the region's diversity and excitement.

Our choreographers range from classically inspired such as San Francisco Ballet's Michael Smuin and Polish ballet Maestro Stefan Wenta, to edgy contemporary choreographers such as Josie Walsh and Jamal Story. 2013 guest choreographer was Debra Lynn Brown.

 

Debra Lynn Brown's piece, "Brace...Yourself" was seen in our Season 4 Rep Shows at the El Portal. at the Ford Amphitheatre, at the LA/SoCal Dance Invitational, and at the World Dance Awards.

VISIT THEIR WEBSITE HERE

The Palm Springs Dance Project Adam Parson

2022 SEASON

2022 CREATIVE ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

 

ADAM PARSON

2022 Resident Choreographer

Adam is well known for his multifaceted choreography. His

unique approach to music makes him one of the most sought after choreographers in the dance industry. Adam is a resident teacher at the prestigious Edge Performing Arts Center in Los Angeles. Highly in demand for his excellent teaching skills, he is commissioned all over the world to train, encourage and get the best out of his dancers. 

"I’ve been privileged to see so many of my students discover their natural skills and talents and reach results they never dreamed were possible. If you'd like to learn and explore a new world of motion and emotion, and get to know yourself in a whole new way."

ADAM PARSON

VISIT HIS WEBSITE HERE

The Palm Springs Dance Project
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PAST SEASONS

2020 CREATIVE ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

DEBORAH BROCKUS

2020 Artistic Director

Deborah Brockus has been labeled ‘the single most important person in Southland dance” an “impresario”, "the mother superior of LA dance” and ”tireless” by the Los Angles Times for her involvement in establishing the local dance scene as a producer, choreographer, teacher. “Followers of L.A.’s modern-dance scene know that when it comes to talent Deborah Brockus is a big name, with a great company (Brockus Project Dance Company) and a keen eye for talent” City Beat. 

She is the artistic director of Brockus Project Dance Company founded in 1991.The Company rebranded as BrockusRED in 2013. Her choreographic style blurs the line between modern and jazz techniques, reflecting both European influences and East and West Coast training.  The Dances are high energy and emotional reflections of the humanity.

VISIT HER WEBSITE HERE

2020 CREATIVE ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

BROCKUS RED

2020 FEATURED COMPANY

Founded in 1994 by artistic director Deborah Brockus, this company has toured the US and Internationally. The company is know for it’s big energy, innovative and accessible work that leaves audiences inspired and happy. Formerly know as Brockus Project Dance Company, BrockusRED is a new launch in 2014 with a sharp edge that reflects today’s fast paced diverse society.

BrockusRED is based in Los Angeles with access to some of the leading dancers in the world who are able to do just about any style of dance. This gives BrockusRED the ability to change it up for audiences. BrockusRED is in essence multiple companies in one package able to bring the wide spectrum of dance into one show. 

VISIT THEIR WEBSITE HERE

The Palm Springs Dance Project

2020 CREATIVE ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

LULA WASHINGTON BALLET

2020 FEATUREDCOMPANY

The founding mission is to build a world class contemporary modern dance company that travels worldwide with contemporary modern dance works that reflect african-american history and culture.

 

Our education mission is to create a school in the inner city where young people can learn the art of dance, launch careers in dance, and where dance is used to motivate, educate, inspire, challenge and enrich the lives of young people so they can become successful, productive and competitive citizens.

Lula Washington is Founder and Artistic Director of the Lula Washington Dance Theatre. Today, Lula and her Company are revered across the United States and around the world. The Company has danced in over 150 cities in the United States, as well as abroad in Germany, Spain, Kosovo, Mexico, Canada, China, and Russia.

VISIT THEIR WEBSITE HERE

The Palm Springs Dance Project - Lula Washington dance Theater

2022 CREATIVE ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

DEBORAH BROCKUS

2022 Resident Choreographer

Deborah Brockus has been labeled ‘the single most important person in Southland dance” an “impresario”, "the mother superior of LA dance” and ”tireless” by the Los Angles Times for her involvement in establishing the local dance scene as a producer, choreographer, teacher. “Followers of L.A.’s modern-dance scene know that when it comes to talent Deborah Brockus is a big name, with a great company (Brockus Project Dance Company) and a keen eye for talent” City Beat. 

She is the artistic director of Brockus Project Dance Company founded in 1991.The Company rebranded as BrockusRED in 2013. Her choreographic style blurs the line between modern and jazz techniques, reflecting both European influences and East and West Coast training. The dances are high energy and emotional reflections of the humanity.

VISIT HER WEBSITE HERE