Discover a world of possibilities as you create witty, athletic and mind-bending dance performances.
Undergraduate: DANCE 420, 3 units Graduate/post-baccalaureate: DANCE 620, 3 units
Dancers, choreographers, physical actors and athletes. Applicants must have a minimum of one year maintaining a strong athletic practice.
Recommended previous courses/experiences: contemporary dance, dance improvisation, non-traditional dance partnering, contact improvisation, movement for actors, partner acrobatics.
Professor Ezra LeBank (562) 985-4350
Pilobolus is a rebellious dance company. Since 1971, it has tested the limits of human physicality to explore the beauty and power of connected bodies. It continues to bring this tradition to global audiences through post-disciplinary collaborations with some of the greatest influencers, thinkers and creators in the world. Pilobolus has created and toured more than 120 pieces of repertory to more than 65 countries. The company currently performs for more than 300,000 people across the U.S. and around the world each year. In the last year, Pilobolus was featured on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” NBC’s “TODAY Show,” MTV’s “Video Music Awards,” “The Harry Connick Jr. Show,” ABC’s “The Chew” and the CW Network’s “Penn & Teller: Fool Us.” Pilobolus has been recognized with many prestigious honors, including a TED Fellowship, a 2012 Grammy Award nomination and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cultural Programming.
June 29 to July 12, 2020
July 20 to August 2, 2021