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Ben Levy

Ben Levy

Benjamin Levy is a choreographer, dancer, and artistic director recognized for his cutting-edge interdisciplinary works that explore the nuance and drama of human intimacy. After earning his BA in dance from the University of California, Berkeley and performing with Joe Goode Performance Group, Levy founded LEVYdance in 2002. LEVYdance very quickly became known for its innovative works and collaborations and in 2004 Levy was named one of the "Top 25 Choreographers to Watch" by Dance Magazine and awarded a San Francisco Bay Guardian Goldie Award for Outstanding Artistic Achievement. Levy's distinct choreographic style has been sought after for commissions and master classes at the Scottish Dance Theatre in Dundee, Scotland, the Northern California Dance Conservatory, LINES Ballet, Joy of Motion Dance Center, DeSales University, UC Santa Barbara, UC San Diego, UC Los Angeles, UC Berkeley, CSU San Jose, CSU San Francisco, SUNY Purchase, University of Oregon, Dance Place, University of Utah, George Washington University, and ODC Dance Commons.

10/22/2013 to 01/31/2014

Benjamin Levy began working on Comfort Zone as an Exploratorium artist-in-residence in 2011. An immersive, participatory installation exploring choreography, group dynamics, collaboration, and social boundaries, this project presents compelling conceptual and practical challenges.