Company Member since 2009
Genevieve Carson, Artistic Director of Los Angeles Contemporary Dance Company (LACDC), is a Los Angeles based choreographer and dancer. She graduated Cum Laude with a BFA in Dance Performance from Chapman University, where she was recognized for outstanding achievements in choreography. She has worked extensively in both the concert and commercial dance worlds as a choreographer and performer.
Genevieve’s work has been commissioned and produced by LACDC, UC Santa Barbara Dance Company, Celebrate Dance Festival at the Alex Theater, Grand Arts, American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA), Palm Springs Repertoire Theater, UC Irvine, the Mall of Asia Arena in the Philippines, Super Bowl XLIX, Firefly Music Festival, the Standard Hotel, Highways Performance Space, Electric Lodge, LA Convention Center and Nate Holden Performing Arts Center.
Her commercial choreographic collaborations are as eclectic as Los Angeles itself: Indie rock band Foster the People, Earth Harp Collective (for Super Bowl XLIX), Devendra Banhart, Adult Swim’s The Eric Andre Show, Comedy Central’s The Kroll Show and Jon Benjamin Has a Van.
As a dancer, she has had the honor to perform with LACDC, AXIOM, Rosanna Gamson/Worldwide, kDub Dance, The Big Show Company, Lula Washington Dance Theatre, Pappas and Dancers, and Bare Dance Company. Additional credits include the Emmys, Samsung, BENCH, Cotton On, TEDx and music videos for Blood Orange, Low and Saint Motel. Genevieve has taught master classes throughout Los Angeles and internationally. Since 2012, she has served on faculty at AMDA where she choreographs, teaches contemporary movement and directs concerts.