Welcome to the Website of Choreographer, Interdisciplinary artist, Performer and teacher: Larissa Velez-Jackson (LVJ)
These photographs are of LVJ Performance Co.'s astounding team of Angie Pittman, Mary Read (and I), dancing and rehearsing at Princeton University, with rehearsal assistance by Martita Abril. This was followed by production research at The Chocolate Factory Theater with our company, our lighting designer Madeline Best and production assistance by Shana Crawford. This Star Pû Method work was commissioned by The Chocolate Factory Theater in the summer of 2022.
LVJ Performance Co. regroups in 2023 for a new project with Yackez (Larissa and Jon Velez-Jackson). Checkout Yackez's Residency at Jacob's Pillow's Pillow Lab residency, April, 2023.
LVJ is a Recipient of DANCE/NYC's Disability. Dance. Artistry. Residency, 2021-2022
Image: A grid collage of the recipients of the Disability. Dance. Artistry. Residency Program. Artists are not in order of appearance: • x • Sonya Rio-Glick • Ogemdi Ude • Larissa Velez-Jackson / LVJ Performance Co. • iele paloumpis • Elisabeth Motley • Elisa Hernandez • David Lee Sierra • Anna Gichan • Alison Kopit
Recipients of the Disability. Dance. Artistry. Residency Program and more information can be found HERE.
LVJ is the featured Guest Artist at Texas Dance Improvisation festival, 2021
LVJ was named a Caroline Hearst Choreographic fellow at Princeton University, 2021-2022.
"Politics of care", a Star Pû Method performance at Princeton Dance Festival: November 19 -21, 2021
More information HERE.
LVJ JoineD Sarah Lawrence College Theater Dept as aN Adjunct Faculty Member, for FALL 2020 & Fall 2021 Semesters
LVJ Taught Star Crap Method at The New School, Lang Dance Dept in Spring, 2018 & Returned in Spring, 2022 with the revised, Star Pû Method
See the culminating performance "Star Crap Method: A Demonstration" at Lang Dance Spring Production, New York Live Arts in NYC