LCPD produces and promotes original performance works and commissions of diverse arts forms, including modern/contemporary dance and music.
We provide education, training and performances in combination with diverse art forms to inspire artistic potential and life applications of art.
Collaboration with contemporary composers and designers gives LCPD a wide range of pieces.
We strive to reflect Li Chiao-Ping's unique movement vocabulary and choreographic style, as well as her ongoing search for exquisite and subtle gestures and risk-taking athleticism.
Inspired by Ms. Li's Chinese-American heritage, LCPD continues making multi-layered works which combine movement, sound, and visual imagery to explore themes of culture and identity.
Li Chiao-Ping Dance is a 501(c)3, non-profit organization. The generous support of our patrons makes future performances of Li Chiao-Ping Dance possible. Help us out.
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NOVEMBER 13TH, 3pm ET
Catch LCPD's "here n o w here", the beautiful duet performed by Alfonso Cervera and Piper Morgan Hayes in the SoloDuo Virtual Dance Festival. Tickets: whitewavedance.org. Check out the rest of the program on their website.
LCPD presented 2 works @ a2ru on Oct. 15th: "Here Lies the Truth" and "LANDED". You can watch the livestreamed event here:
on Vimeo here:
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“115 Ways to Donate in Support of Black Lives and Communities of Color”, https://nymag.com/strategist/article/where-to-donate-for-black-lives-matter.html
We are excited to announce that we are moving forward with our summer dance workshop, newly-named the LCPD SEED Intensive and Performance Festival! SEED stands for Summer Exploratory Experimental Dance and we are ecstatic that our dance artists are making this possible. Classes will run from August 10-15 and the virtual concert performances will take place on Friday and Saturday, August 14 and 15. For more information, please go here.Li Chiao-Ping Dance is sending our love, thoughts, and prayers to all of you out there during this difficult time. We hope you are all healthy and safe. Breathe and try to find some quiet and groundedness within what feels so chaotic and out of control. Please help out our health care workers: Be patient, wash hands frequently, practice social distancing, and please wear a mask.
Be strong and be well, Chiao-Ping
Optimistically, we will be together, in the theater again early this Fall. We have added reprise concert events of "LANDED & HERE LIES THE TRUTH" at the Play Circle Theater at the Memorial Union, October 15-17, 2020, a multimedia work that investigates the immigrant experience.
We are also adding "THE SHOW: Dancing in Person" at the Playhouse Theater at the Overture Center for the Arts, May 27-29, 2021.
RESCHEDULED to March 11-13, 2021
Our performances of "DANTE PROJECT" at the Madison Masonic Auditorium have been rescheduled!
Our performance of "here n o w here" in the SoloDuo Festival at Dixon Place in NYC has been rescheduled!
The live April 11 performance of "Sur La Table" in the WIM Festival at the Kohler Arts Center evolved into an opportunity to make a work to share online. Chiao-Ping and the company made "gathering: Together A P A R T", which premiered on the JMKAC's Vimeo page on May 1. You can also see it on our YouTube channel. Unfortunately, our May 14-18 performances of "here n o w here" in the IDACO Festival at the Brick Theater, Brooklyn, NY and Abrons Arts Center, NYC were cancelled. We hope to attend next year!
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2019
Li Chiao-Ping Dancers Constance Anderson, Kimi Evelyn, Lauren John, Elisabeth Roskopf, Liz Sexe, and Luella Shapiro performed "bonesetting" in the American Dance Guild Festival at the Ailey Citigroup in New York City.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2019
Dancer Jessica Robling performed Li Chiao-Ping's new work, "moi non plus" at the 2019 DUMBO Dance Festival at the Gelsey Kirkland ArtsCenter in Brooklyn, NY.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23-SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2019
Li Chiao-Ping performed her solo "in medias res" as well as other works alongside 5 other critically-acclaimed female dance soloists in the 5 night performance of “The World As We Know It By 6 Women of a Certain Age” at The New Hazlett Theater in Pittsburgh, PA.
Li Chiao-Ping's DOLCE STIL NOVO Heralded as "Thought-Provoking Experience"
Li Chiao-Ping's DOLCE STIL NOVO was recently reviewed by the Isthmus and the Badger Herald. In these reviews, Li was named a "Madison treasure" (Isthmus) whose "earnest performance" (Badger Herald) was a "thought-provoking experience" (Badger Herald) which gave "goosebumps and a sense of total satisfaction" (Isthmus) to the audience. To read the reviews in full, please visit the Isthmus and the Badger Herald.
Choreography by Li Chiao-Ping; Music by Julia McConahay; Fashion by Emily Popp; Visual Art by Chele Isaac; and Lighting by John Frautschy. Together, these artists celebrate women in today’s world, navigating conventions of beauty, societal norms, and gender politics.
DOLCE STIL NOVO is a multidisciplinary event featuring the work of five acclaimed artists including Li Chiao-Ping, Emily Popp, John Frautschy, Julia McConahay, and Chele Isaac. Together these artists will put women center stage. The female-centeredness of the program, performed by LCPD dancers and guests, signifies a “sweet new style” a reference to Dante’s poetic style ‘dolce stil novo’ in his epic poem The Inferno.
For more information about our collaborators
SATURDAY, OCT. 27 Chiao-Ping performed her solo "in medias res" in the American Dance Guild Festival, at the Ailey Citigroup Theater.
The DANCING ON THE CEILING concert, which ran from October 12-13 at the Margaret H'Doubler Performance Space (Madison, WI) was COMPLETELY SOLD OUT!!
CHECK OUT SIMONE AND CHIAO-PING'S INTERVIEW ON "CENTRAL TIME", W/ROB FERRETT WPR
LCPD is excited and honored for this opportunity to stand behind this wonderful project - Dancing on the Ceiling: performances by women of a certain age. Artists in other performing fields commonly continue in their careers for many years, but due to the physical rigor of dance, performers are often viewed and valued for their youthful dance technique. These seasoned artists, including Charlotte Adams, Beth Corning, Simone Ferro, Heidi Latsky, Li Chiao-Ping, Deb Loewen, and Endalyn Taylor present the value of time, experience, and dedication to producing skillful performers with nuance and strength. Not “rather than” or “instead of”, these mature dancers “also” have much to offer and this concert makes this point.
LANDED, SEPT. 8 Our LANDED performance on September 8th at Old Dominion University was a huge success--many thanks to the folks at ODU for all their incredible organization and support! Thank you so much!
Landed, a collaboration between choreographer Li Chiao-Ping and visual artist Douglas Rosenberg, is an evening-length, multimedia dance work that investigates the immigrant experience through stories, personal and historical, related to each cast member. This work blends together the abstract and symbolic, with physical expression and spoken word, to form a distillation of journeys, hope, loss, pain, and resilience.
Created with support from The MAP Fund, a program of Creative Capital, primarily supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. Additional funds come from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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