February 29, 2024
Dance has a house at Arts District Liberty Station, which has named 4 “Rising Artists” who specialize within the self-discipline. Picture credit score: malashockdance by way of Fb

4 dancers have been named “Rising Artists” and awarded studio house for 18 months at Arts District Liberty Station.

Joyce Lien Kushner, Sol Dela Rosa, Lexii Regina and Micah Parra obtained the respect as a part of a program by the NTC Basis, the non-profit group that oversees the event of 26 buildings at Liberty Station.

“With every dance artist possessing unparalleled abilities and creativity, we’re excited to see their journey of progress all through the brand new yr,” stated Lisa Johnson, president and CEO of the NTC Basis.

Kushner, born and raised in San Diego, makes a speciality of fashionable and up to date dance. Together with her residency at Liberty Station, Joyce goals to curate an Asian American dance showcase to champion various narratives and foster collaboration. Her imaginative and prescient: nurturing creativity, amplifying underrepresented voices and cultivating an inclusive dance neighborhood.

Dela Rosa took summer time workshops and lessons, then carried out professionally for San Diego Dance Theatre in Liberty Station. Now Sol is again to facilitate lessons and academic experiences together with presenting a few of his personal work.

Regina is a multidisciplinary motion artist recognized for her exploration of storytelling. Using the mediums of acrobatic dance, bodily theater, improvisation, fashionable dance and circus, she creates works exploring psychological well being and human connections. She plans to develop a wide range of short-form and night size performances and dance movies.

Parra, whereas rising up, was shortly built-in into the circus neighborhood, main her to the San Diego Circus Middle and numerous packages across the area the place she honed her acrobatic abilities. She hopes to facilitate an area the place individuals study to understand artwork as an “invaluable software for wholesome expression and human connectivity.”