I FALL, I FLOW, I MELT—a new evening-length dance work from Benjamin Millepied investigating “techniques of counterpoint, fugue, and canon within his choreography”—will be performed by L.A. Dance Project at their downtown Los Angeles headquarters, reconfigured for an in-the-round experience.Twelve dancers from the ensemble—Doug Baum, Anthony Lee Bryant, Aaron Carr, David Adrian Freeland Jr., Mario Gonzalez, Madison Hicks, Daisy Jacobson, Nathan B. Makolandra, Rachelle Rafailedes, Gianna Reisen, Janie Taylor, Patricia Zhou—will be joined by violinist Etienne Gara, who will play Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Partita for Violin No. 2 in D Minor” as well as sections from Mystery Sonatas and The National Anthems by David Lang.
Alessandro Sartori has designed the costumes for the piece, and Millepied designed the lighting.
Saturday and Sunday, January 12 and 13.
Tuesday through Sunday,
January 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, and 20.
All performances at 8 pm.
L.A. Dance Project Studios
2245 East Washington Boulevard, downtown Los Angeles.
Benjamin Millepied, I Fall, I Flow, I Melt (2018), rehearsal. Millepied, top right and below center, with his dancers.
All images courtesy L.A. Dance Project.