LEVYdance board adds Ravi Mistri

LEVYdance board adds Ravi Mistri

The LEVYdance Board of Directors has announced the addition of Ravindra “Ravi" Mistri to its Board, bringing its growing governing body to 10 members. 

Ravi is an entrepreneurial professional with a background in finance, private equity, venture capital and tech start-ups. He is currently Business Operations Manager at Palo Alto-based Nyansa, Inc., and a graduate of South Africa’s University of Witwatersrand and Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Laura Goodall joins LEVYdance board

Laura Goodall joins LEVYdance board

The LEVYdance Board of Directors has announced the addition of attorney Laura Goodall to its Board, bringing LEVYdance’s governing body to nine members.

Laura is Senior Associate at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP in Palo Alto, where her practice focuses on representing companies and individuals in complex litigation, class actions lawsuits, and government enforcement actions.

SF Arts Commission awards $20,000 for renovations to LEVYstudio

LEVYdance has received $20,000 from the San Francisco Arts Commission for capital improvements to increase the safety, security, and technical capacity of its SoMa studio.

The funding, through SFAC's Creative Space program, will support entryway upgrades to the studio at 19 Heron St., installation of an additional lighting grid, and the addition of exterior signage, lighting, and surveillance cameras.

Victoria Irwin is new President of LEVYdance board

Victoria Irwin is new President of LEVYdance board

The LEVYdance Board of Directors has elected longtime board member Victoria Irwin as its Board President.

Victoria succeeds Louise Rothman after a term as Board President and a decade of service to the organization.

"I am honored and humbled to lead the board on the heels of so many capable board presidents who have laid such a strong foundation,” Victoria says.

2018 Summer Intensive is June 5-7

2018 Summer Intensive is June 5-7

LEVYdance’s annual Summer Intensive is June 5-7, 2018, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. each day at LEVYdance’s SoMa studio.

LEVYdance Executive Artistic Director Garance Marneur and Company Artists Chinchin Hsu, Michaela Burns, and Keanu Forrest Brady will lead the practical and theoretical workshops, which focus on a curriculum of technique, partnering, repertory, and performance practice.

Daniel Harvey joins LEVYdance board

Daniel Harvey joins LEVYdance board

The LEVYdance Board of Directors has announced the addition of Daniel Harvey to its Board, bringing LEVYdance’s governing body to nine members.

Originally from Australia, Daniel moved to San Francisco in 2017 and is an alumnus of the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne. His work in design and production has seen him working with opera companies throughout Australia and on productions for Broadway, London’s West End and Australian national tours.

LEVYsalon expands, adds Sunday matinee

LEVYsalon expands, adds Sunday matinee

LEVYdance is expanding its successful LEVYsalon artist-in-residence program by doubling the performance opportunities for artists supported by the program.

Beginning in April, LEVYsalon’s Saturday-evening performance will be followed by a Sunday matinee showcase. This expansion is made possible by the generous support of Bob Trombly, a past member of the LEVYdance Board of Directors and an advocate for local artists.

LEVYdance welcomes U.K.'s 2Faced Dance to SF

Work on the groundbreaking production RUSH continues in San Francisco with the arrival of U.K. collaborator 2Faced Dance for two weeks of intense rehearsal.

2Faced Executive Artistic Director Tamsin Fitzgerald, producer Ian Abbott, and dancers Jason Boyle, Louis Parker-Evans, and Kai Tomioka arrived Aug. 30 from Herefordshire, England, for the Sept. 1-16 residency.

LEVYdance lands prestigious NDP award

LEVYdance has been awarded $90,000 from the New England Foundation for the Arts to provide essential funding for creation and touring of its groundbreaking project "RUSH."

Each year, the New England Foundation for the Arts presents National Dance Project awards to exceptional artists across the globe, making the NDP widely recognized as one of the country’s major sources of funding for dance. 

LEVYdance unveils fully-renovated LEVYstudio

LEVYdance has proudly unveiled its newly-renovated home studio, a space now more open, flexible and functional than ever.

Highlights include a refinished sprung wood floor; beautifully detailed, ADA-compliant bathrooms; a new LED lighting and top-tier sound system; walls fully mapped for 360-degree projection; and movable partitions to maximize use options for the space.