LA DANCE MOVES

Dancers from @ladance_moves company in ballet poses in a 'V' formation.

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Led by Artistic Director Nancy Paradis, LA Dance Moves introduces to the world a new genre of performance art. This is for the visionaries; dancers and musical artists alike, who can intimately share their stories of love, life, pain, and triumph through both sight and sound. 

The mission is to inspire by touching the heart and illuminating the soul.

The Vision is to create a new genre of performance art through the collaboration of visionaries:  Artists, dancers, musicians, composers and groundbreakers.

LA Dance Moves encourages the collaboration of the dancer, musician and artist to bring forward a unique experience. To date, we have created with classical, neo-classical and contemporary ballet dancers, contemporary dancers, modern dancers, B-Boy and poppers/lockers. Artists have been parkour artists, hula-hoopers, motivational speakers, narrators, actors and American sign language artist (ASL). Musicians include violinist and piano cover artists, cellist, vocalists, electronic dance music (EDM) composers, Grammy award winning new age pianists, film composers and a full wind ensemble.

LA Dance Moves has exciting plans in 2021 to create new and innovative experiences of the heart, mind and soul. We are actively looking for Business Sponsors who wish to be part of this growing company, and to touch audiences both locally and globally.

To view other unique and visceral works in our porfolio, please visit our website.

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About the Director: Nancy Paradis

Nancy Paradis began her career on the east coast performing with the Washington Ballet, Richmond Ballet and Louisville Ballet Companies.  As a principal and soloist, she danced roles ranging from classical, neo-classical and modern ballet.  In Los Angeles, Nancy performed and choreographed in the commercial world including MTV Movie Awards,  NBC Must See TV, A&E Promo, Fox Fit TV, the Hollywood Bowl and the. As a Madonna impersonator, she performed in China on a national tour. 

She worked in the fitness market as well, and appears in over 60 episodes of The Method Show on Fox TVa Pilates, Yoga and Dance based fitness show. She appears in Power Core Yoga Videos and Crunch Fitness.  Nancy was a guest speaker on Fox 11 News titled “Posture” and can also be seen dancing in a current Netflix Promo “Goodbye to 2020”. Currently, Nancy is an adjunct professor at Loyola Marymount University and Moorpark College where she prepares dancers for a commercial career in the performing arts. She’s an instructor, choreographer and co-producer of concerts. She also mentors young artists by collaborating with the music, theater and film departments, and has been a guest speaker with the Canada National Association of  Dance Education.

She is thrilled to be returning in spring 2021 to her home company, Richmond Ballet and choreograph a new work/world premier on the company who gave her so many opportunities as an aspiring dancer and artist. Nancy is artistic director of her company LA Dance Moves, a very unique  dance, music, art and media company. By collaborating composers and musicians with dance and art, she reaches new audiences and creates beautiful works of the human spirit through film, concert and media works. 

Despite our current challenges, she is more determined than ever for  LA Dance Moves to move your soul!

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