Offering a kaleidoscope of contemporary dance, the Odyssey Theatre‘s 3rd Annual Dance at the Odyssey Festival (Tickets: $25) will celebrate the art of dance from January 5 – February 10, 2019, with a free workshop in December 2018.

Friday, Dec. 21, 2018 from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Shade Théret will conduct a free workshop entitled When Intention and Reality Meet, a creative inquiry into movement from a German perspective. Space is limited; to sign up, contact barbara@odysseytheatre.com.

Saturday, Jan. 5 at 8 p.m. /Sunday, Jan. 6 at 2 p.m.

Berlin-based choreographer and dancer Shade Théret in maybe, a site specific work presented in collaboration with the artist Lukas Panek.

Friday, Jan 11 at 8 p.m. / Saturday, Jan. 12 at 8 p.m. / Sunday, Jan. 13 at 2 p.m.

Be Seen, from choreographer, performer, visual artist and artistic director of Acts of Matter Rebecca Lemme, tells the stories of people who exist only in the margins.

Thursday, Jan. 17 at 8 p.m. / Friday, Jan 18 at 8 p.m. / Saturday, Jan. 19 at 8 p.m. / Sunday, Jan. 20 at 2 p.m.

L.A. Contemporary Dance Company presents The Only Constant, an evening of new work by choreographer Genevieve Carson that skates the line between composure and chaos.

Friday, Jan 25 at 8 p.m. / Saturday, Jan. 26 at 8 p.m. / Sunday, Jan. 27 at 2 p.m.

The TL Collective (choreographer Micaela Taylor) and The JA Collective (choreographers Jordan Johnson and Aidan Carberry) celebrate the hybrid of contemporary dance and hip-hop with CollectivesDrift.
(Warning: strobe lights will be used during the performance.)

Saturday, Feb. 2 at 8 p.m. / Sunday, Feb. 3 at 2 p.m.

Rosanna Tavarez/LA DANSA DANSA presents Hybrids of Plants and Ghosts, visceral movement beautifully executed in a visually striking dance theater work inspired by Tavarez’ grandmother, an influential matriarch who was a mother of seven, a street vendor, an immigrant and a fighter lost to Alzheimer’s.
(Contains nudity.)

Friday, Feb. 8 at 8 p.m. / Saturday, Feb. 9 at 8 p.m. / Sunday, Feb. 10 at 2 p.m.

Kevin Williamson & Company presents Gnarled. Williamson is joined by movement artists Barry Brannum, Mallory Fabian, Jasmine Jawato, Sebastian Hernandez and Carol McDowell in an evening of collaborative duets ruminating on themes of detachment, pleasure, withdrawal and aging. (Contains nudity and adult themes.)

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