Genevieve Carson


Company Member 2009-2020
Artistic Director 2016-2020

Genevieve Carson was Artistic Director of LA Contemporary Dance Company from 2016-2020 and a company member from 2009-2020.  Genevieve’s work as performer, choreographer, and teacher has spanned across North America, the Philippines, Argentina, Sweden and New Zealand. 

Her work has been commissioned and produced by the US Embassies of Buenos Aires and Auckland, ODC Theater, The Luckman Fine Arts Complex, UC Santa Barbara, the LA Convention Center, Musco Center for the Arts, Coachella Valley Repertoire Theater, UC Irvine, the Mall of Asia Arena (Manila, Philippines), Dance Camera West, Laguna Dance Festival, Super Bowl XLIX, Firefly Music Festival, and the Standard Hotel. Her dance film work has screened at Cannes Film Festival (France), Tiny Dance Film Festival (San Francisco), and Mexico City Videodance Festival (Mexico), among others. Most recently, her critically acclaimed work “EBBA” toured to Buenos Aires, Argentina, and was performed to sold out audiences and standing ovations at the historic CCK Theater and Teatro Municipal de Lomas de Zamora.

Her commercial choreographic collaborations include Foster the People, Earth Harp Collective (for Super Bowl XLIX), Funny or Die, Adult Swim and Comedy Central.  Additional credits include the Emmys, Samsung, BENCH, Cotton On, TEDx, Saks 5th Avenue, Hikvision USA and music videos for Justin Bieber, Active Child, Blood Orange, Low, Saint Motel and French pop artist TESS.

As a dancer, she has had the honor of working with LACDC, String Theory Productions, AXIOM, Rosanna Gamson/Worldwide, kDub Dance, The Big Show Company, Lula Washington Dance Theatre, and Pappas and Dancers.  Genevieve has been a guest artist and instructor at Chapman University, Cal Arts, Cal State Long Beach, UC Santa Barbara, University of Auckland, University of the Philippines, and Peridance Studios in NYC. Additionally, she has been on faculty at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) since 2012.  

Genevieve graduated Cum Laude with a BFA in Dance Performance from Chapman University.

Genevieve has choreographed The Only Constant, Late Bloomer, EBBA, FAM, Nana, and co-choreographed Terra and Into The Fray  for LACDC.

Instagram: @carsonvision