SUAREZ DANCE THEATER

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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Fridays

in

April

Oct 23

Dance for Veterans Community Dance Day 10:15-11:30am PST

With funding from Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs & the California Arts Council, we are hosting a free, public, & virtual Dance for Veterans class. Join us to breathe, dance, create & meet some of the veterans and clinicians involved in this program. All abilities and ages welcome.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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Tuesday

November 8

5:30-7pm EST

How Artists Work, NOW:

Dance, Health and the Military

DUKE UNIVERSITY

This public conversation spotlights the collaborative complexities at play in building participatory arts programs in US and Australian military mental health contexts.

Speakers:
Dr. Susan Steinberg-Oren, Clinical Psychologist, Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare System
Christine Suarez, Los Angeles-based choreographer and dance educator
Rick Maher, 34-year combat aviator, ballet dancer, and Creative Research officer for the Australian Defense Force

Moderated by Sarah Wilbur, Associate Professor of the Practice in Dance and Theater Studies, Director of Graduate Studies, Duke Dance MFA-EIP Program

National Endowment for the Arts

Challenge America Grant

Suarez Dance Theater is thrilled to announce that we have been awarded a 2022 Challenge America grant from the NEA. This grant will support our project, On Being American & enable us to partner with organizations serving California farm workers & Native peoples.

 

Read the article from the Santa Monica Daily Press covering the impact of this award.

Dance Has Reached

a Turning Point

Read Christine's most recent article that examines her relationship with dance/dancing. She asks what is the future of dance?   Published by Zocalo Public Square.

Dancing in my Bedroom with Veterans

Dance for Veterans co-creator Christine Suarez reflects on her experiences teaching veterans during the pandemic.

 

LA Dance Chronicle published her article, February 26, 2021.

Christine Suarez in conversation with Christine Suarez

Read Christine's reflection on how teaching veterans during the pandemic has expanded her relationship to dance. Published by Movement Research's Critical Correspondence.

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MISSION

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SuarezDanceTheater is a Los Angeles-based not-for-profit ensemble that stimulates social change through dance-making and creative practices. By asking what is dance, where we dance, and why we dance, the company ignites conversations and illuminates collective unspoken stories to build community.

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