Director: Louise Reichlin
Louise Reichlin began her career in NY in concerts & Broadway, and her company has performed and choreographed throughout the USA, with her choreography also seen in six countries. She was on faculty at USC for 30 years. Since 1972 she has worked from her LA base, founding LOS ANGELES CHOREOGRAPHERS & DANCERS, the non-profit base of Louise Reichlin & Dancers in 1979. Since 1995, many of her concert works include multimedia. Some of her critically acclaimed works include “The Tennis Dances”, “Urban and Tribal Dances”, “The Patchwork Girl of Oz”, “Dream Scapes” and more recently “Tap Dance Widows Club”, a 50′ video and live multimedia work from “The Baggage Project”. Louise Reichlin & Dancers presents dance that is soulful and imaginative with a repertoire that is extensive and diverse.
Louise has been a National Performance Network artist, also receiving the Bruce Geller Memorial Prize toward the creation of her newest work “A Jewish Child’s Story”, an ARC grant from the Center for Cultural Innovation, a Pennington Dance SPACE award, an EZ/TV media award for “The Email Dances”, and a FRIF Grant from USC for “Celtic Suite”. Her company receives multiple grants from the CA Arts Council, LA County Arts Commission, DCALA, and the LAUSD.
– “A Jewish Child’s Story, Part 1- The Roses on my Wallpaper – A Dream”. Choreography & Narration by Louise Reichlin, Music by Luvi Torres, traditional, and by Michelle Green Willner.
An autobiographical dance multimedia work of early dreams from a granddaughter of Jewish immigrants. Part I has archetypal characters from the 40’s, and is particularly relevant now with the immigration focus. Not shown here as it uses multimedia is Part II, “Yellow Star”, which deals with research on the Holocaust about relatives never known.
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