ALL ARE WELCOME

Everyone is an artist ready to be unlocked.

We want all people, at any age, to be curious, passionate, and supported in their learning. Stomping Ground L.A. seeks to be a connector of our community to facilitators and teachers in a variety of creative fields to expand our knowledge and capabilities.

If you ever question if you belong here - the answer is - yes.  Please consider this your creative home for learning, growing, and new experiences.  Please join us for a class in our virtual studio, and hopefully soon, in person in one of our spaces!

Schedule

- Virtual class link
Movement Exploration
Open
Price: Free
Room: Virtual
Class Description:
1 hour weekly virtual gathering hosted by Stomping Ground L.A. where artists discuss what they are questioning, discovering, etc in their work, and will lead us through some of their movement experiences whether it be a warm-up ritual, a composition prompt, a phrase of movement, improvised musings, etc.
About Mike Tyus:
A dancer, choreographer, and creative director from Los Angeles California. He has been performing and creating dance for the stage, print, and screen for over 15 years. Tyus has created branded campaigns for companies like Vaara and Veuve Clicquot. He has worked with Cirque Du Soleil, Pilobolus Dance Theater, Sidi Larbi Cherkoui, Sia, Apple, W Magazine, Tabitha D’umo, The Broad Museum and Jacob Jonas The Company. His print work has been featured in Vogue Italia and LALA Magazine. Community and Creation are at the core of Tyus’ mission and continue to drive his efforts in crafting work that feeds the human spirit and reflects the times in which we live. https://www.miketyus.com/about
- Virtual class link
Movement Exploration
Open
Price: Free
Room: Virtual
Class Description:
Creative Conversations + Movement Explorations are weekly 1hr virtual gatherings where artists discuss what they are questioning and discovering in their work, and will lead us through some of their movement experiences whether it be a warm-up ritual, a composition prompt, a phrase of movement, improvised musings, etc. to support and inspire creativity in us all.
About Jasmine Albuquerque:
Jasmine Albuquerque is a choreographer, dancer, movement director, instructor and performance artist based in Los Angeles. She is co-founder of projection mapping trilogy WIFE and has performed with such companies as Hysterica and Ryan Heffington's "Fingered"(Psycho Dance). Other performances include DessertX (California and Saudi Arabia), Soft Sex, Istanbul Light Festival, TEDx SoCal, KTCHN, Frequency Festival England, Jane's Addiction and Hecuba at venues such as The Hammer Museum, Zebulon, The Wiltern, MOCA, Ford Aplitheater, 3am raves, The Orpheum, LACMA, and a laudrymat on Sunset Blvd. Jasmine has worked with Rihanna, Katy Perry, Beyonce, JLO, St. Vincent, Devendra Banhart, Ry X and...and...and. She has a degree in History from UCLA and trained in classical ballet, jazz and contemporary dance in Los Angeles and Budapest, Hungary. She has been teaching dance for the past nineteen years and is continually attempting to understand how to be human.  Picture by: Samantha West
- Virtual class link
Movement Exploration
Open
Price: Free
Room: Virtual
Class Description:
Creative Conversations + Movement Explorations are weekly 1hr virtual gatherings where artists discuss what they are questioning and discovering in their work, and will lead us through some of their movement experiences whether it be a warm-up ritual, a composition prompt, a phrase of movement, improvised musings, etc. to support and inspire creativity in us all.
About Matt Luck:
Matt is a freelance dancer and choreographer based in Los Angeles, CA. He has appeared in various television series and award shows including; The Academy Awards, The AMAs, and Glee. In addition to commercial endeavors with Clear Talent Group, he has performed with musicians, RY X, Jens Lekman and Richard Walter is currently choreographing stage pieces for Figs Vision. He is presently dancing for The TL Collective, Freemove Dance, and LA’s modern duo, Whyteberg and has taught classes throughout Europe in London, Holland, Belgium, Switzerland, and Italy. Matt is looking forward to his third season with The TL Collective.
- Virtual class link
Movement Exploration
Open
Price: Free
Room: Virtual
Class Description:
Creative Conversations + Movement Explorations are weekly 1hr virtual gatherings where artists discuss what they are questioning and discovering in their work, and will lead us through some of their movement experiences whether it be a warm-up ritual, a composition prompt, a phrase of movement, improvised musings, etc. to support and inspire creativity in us all.
About Santiago Villarreal:
Santiago Villarreal, found his passion for dance at age 16. In May 2019 he graduated with a BFA in Dance Performance from Chapman University. During his time at Chapman University, Santiago has worked with choreographers such as; Ido Tadmor, Dwight Rhoden, Wilson Mendieta, Julianne O’Brien, to name a few. Additionally, he has attended workshops from companies including BODYTRAFFIC, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, and Backhausdance. Santiago is a company member for Backhausdance. With Backhaus, Santiago performed works by Walter Matteini, Mauro Astolfi, Dwight Rhoden, Yony Soutchy and Jennifer Backhaus. Santiago is a freelance dancer and choreographer based in Los Angeles, California, where he has had the opportunity to work with LA-based companies such as Jacob Jonas The Company, Hedi Duckler, and Ate9. IG - Santiagovrdz 

CLASS RENTAL

We have large screen TV's, high speed Wi-Fi, sound system, and fully sprung Marley floors to support your online class needs!

We look forward to a time when we will be able to safely gather to explore, create, and develop our craft together at SGLA! For now, we offer space to support your online teaching needs or for taking from your favorite teacher online in one of our two studios.  Let us know if you would like to rent by contacting us here.  We are also happy to help promote your classes through our website if filmed at SGLA.

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SGLA Opening Collage with members of our community and LOGO
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