photo by Alex Escalante

Levi Gonzalez

Levi Gonzalez is a dance artist and advocate whose work has been presented in various venues in NYC as well as internationally. Through his work, he has consistently engaged in research and activities that question artistic process, seek dialogue around cultural exchange (both locally and internationally), and explore the role of embodiment in contemporary culture. He collaborates regularly with luciana achugar, and has performed extensively with Donna Uchizono Company, John Jasperse Company, Juliette Mapp, ChameckiLerner, Daria Faïn, and Michael Laub's Remote Control Productions in Europe, among others. He was a founding editor of Critical Correspondence, an online publication of Movement Research, from 2006 to 2009. He served as Artistic Advisor for New York Live Art’s Fresh Tracks Residency Program from 2006 to 2014, a position he helped institute and develop alongside the growth of the residency program. From 2012 to 2016 he served as Director of Artist Programs for Movement Research, through which he oversaw and developed such programs as the Artist-in-Residency program, Studies Project series, Spring Festival, MRX, and Sunday Process Lab series to name a few. He was a 2003-2004 Movement Research Artist-in-Residence, received a NYFA Choreography Fellowship in 2006, and was a 2012-2014 BAX Artist-in-Residence. Since 2003, he has taught regularly at Movement Research and also teaches nationally and internationally. He is currently an MFA candidate in Dance at UCLA’s Department of World Arts and Culture/Dance.

Past Classes & Events

MELT - Practicing Courage

Jul 31 – Aug 4, 2017