April 26 - April 28, 2017
USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance presents the annual BFA Spring Dance Performance featuring new and classical dance works by renowned choreographers including William Forsythe, Jiří Kylián, Victor Quijada, Chris Scott and Jessica Lee Keller, Raphael Xavier and Jodie Gates.
March 30, 2017
USC Kaufman BFA students carry their choreographic work from the stage to the screen in Video Stage Live, a screening of original dance works created for the camera.
March 22, 2017
USC Visions and Voices presents A Curiously Moving Talk with Dana Caspersen at USC Kaufman. Conflict specialist, choreographer, and performer Dana Caspersen believes in the power of the individual to positively transform destructive systems. Learn the physicalized methods she has developed for learning and creating change in conflicts—from interpersonal to international—in a unique interactive event that demonstrates what choreographic thinking can illuminate about conflict.
March 8 - March 9, 2017
This collaboration between the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance and the USC Thornton School of Music brings together 33 student choreographers and seven student composers in one unforgettable program.
March 2 - March 3, 2017
Preview developing repertory work and new student choreography performed by BFA freshmen and sophomores in these informal studio showings.
February 21, 2017
Wendy Whelan and Brian Brooks come together to perform their tour-de-force duet First Fall along with luminous new work they have created with string quartet Brooklyn Rider, “one of the wonders of contemporary music” (Los Angeles Times).
February 17 - February 19, 2017
New York-based Jessica Lang Dance makes its Music Center debut with a repertoire rich with stunning movement, compelling visuals and beautiful cinematic composition that will leave you breathless.
February 15, 2017
USC Visions & Voices is thrilled to present a preview screening of the fascinating new documentary “Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan”held at USC Kaufman. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Wendy Whelan.
February 8, 2017
Enter the world of Ohad Naharin, renowned choreographer and artistic director of the Batsheva Dance Company, in the documentary film “Mr. Gaga” in its west coast premiere at USC Kaufman.
December 1, 2016
In an incredible interactive performance, Lil Buck and Bathgate will reveal the intricacy and immediacy of the creative relationship between movement and music, and challenge the boundaries of what their respective instruments—the body and the cello—can do. They will be joined by a special guest, movement artist and choreographer Jon Boogz.