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    John Sowden House
    Rehearsals for Iris Company's NARCISSUS are underway! As of right now, performance dates have been postponed until next year due to COVID-19. Check this page regularly to stay updated!
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    Carissa recently finished her collaboration with composer, Misaq Eshaghi. Check out the new video via Vimeo, just type in Saz-E Tanha.
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  • String Theory at the Odyssey
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    Jan 12, 2020, 5:00 PM
    Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, 2055 S Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Carissa will be performing with String Theory in their newest work at the Odyssey Theater this upcoming January. Make sure to get your tickets before they sell out!
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  • String Theory at the Odyssey
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    Jan 11, 2020, 8:00 PM
    Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, 2055 S Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Carissa will be performing with String Theory in their newest work at the Odyssey Theater this upcoming January. Make sure to get your tickets before they sell out!
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  • String Theory at the Odyssey
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    Jan 10, 2020, 8:00 PM
    Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, 2055 S Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Carissa will be performing with String Theory in their newest work at the Odyssey Theater this upcoming January. Make sure to get your tickets before they sell out!
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  • String Theory at the Odyssey
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    Jan 09, 2020, 8:00 PM
    Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, 2055 S Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Carissa will be performing with String Theory in their newest work at the Odyssey Theater this upcoming January. Make sure to get your tickets before they sell out!
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  • Your Kingdom
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    Nov 03, 2019, 7:30 PM
    Mimoda Studio, 5774 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90019, USA
    Songhorian will be premiering her newest work, Your Kingdom, as part of Iris Company's mixed performance night with collaborators C3LA.
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  • Your Kingdom
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    Nov 02, 2019, 7:30 PM
    Mimoda Studio, 5774 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90019, USA
    Songhorian will be premiering her newest work, Your Kingdom, as part of Iris Company's mixed performance night with collaborators C3LA.
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  • IMMERSED: A Dance Workshop with Iris Company
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    Oct 20, 2019, 10:50 AM – 5:30 PM
    IAF Compound, 6933 Farmdale Ave, North Hollywood, CA 91605, USA
    Carissa will be teaching alongside fellow Iris Company members in a day of rigorous dance training, creative exploration, and company rep. Come take her Ballet class from 11:30am-12:45pm, or enjoy an enriching full-day experience with Iris Company!
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  • Terra Firma | LA Contemporary Dance Company
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    Oct 13, 2019, 6:00 PM
    5453 Alhambra Ave, 5453 Alhambra Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90032, USA
    Carissa will be performing with LA Contemporary Dance Company in their newest work, "Terra." 6:00PM / Closing Night Performance of Terra 7:00PM / Toast with LACDC Artists & Board of Directors / Make your mark at Stomping Ground L.A. with an interactive art project 7:30 - 9:00PM / Celebration
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  • Terra | LA Contemporary Dance Company
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    Oct 12, 2019, 8:00 PM
    5453 Alhambra Ave, 5453 Alhambra Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90032, USA
    Carissa will be performing with LA Contemporary Dance Company in their newest work, "Terra." From the Company, "Explore an immersive world that lives, breathes, and morphs around you as the evening progresses. Terra is a celebration of new life, community, and a sense of belonging."
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  • Terra | LA Contemporary Dance Company
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    Oct 11, 2019, 8:00 PM
    5453 Alhambra Ave, 5453 Alhambra Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90032, USA
    Carissa will be performing with LA Contemporary Dance Company in their newest work, "Terra." From the Company, "Explore an immersive world that lives, breathes, and morphs around you as the evening progresses. Terra is a celebration of new life, community, and a sense of belonging."
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  • Terra | LA Contemporary Dance Company
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    Oct 10, 2019, 8:00 PM
    5453 Alhambra Ave, 5453 Alhambra Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90032, USA
    Carissa will be performing with LA Contemporary Dance Company in their newest work, "Terra." From the Company, "Explore an immersive world that lives, breathes, and morphs around you as the evening progresses. Terra is a celebration of new life, community, and a sense of belonging."
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  • Terra | LA Contemporary Dance Company
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    Oct 09, 2019, 8:00 PM
    5453 Alhambra Ave, 5453 Alhambra Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90032, USA
    Carissa will be performing with LA Contemporary Dance Company in their newest work, "Terra." From the Company, "Explore an immersive world that lives, breathes, and morphs around you as the evening progresses. Terra is a celebration of new life, community, and a sense of belonging."
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  • Terra | LA Contemporary Dance Company
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    Oct 08, 2019, 8:00 PM
    5453 Alhambra Ave, 5453 Alhambra Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90032, USA
    Carissa will be performing with LA Contemporary Dance Company in their newest work, "Terra." From the Company, "Explore an immersive world that lives, breathes, and morphs around you as the evening progresses. Terra is a celebration of new life, community, and a sense of belonging."
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  • With Memories on Their Backs
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    Oct 05, 2019, 3:00 PM
    751 Echo Park Ave, 751 Echo Park Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90026, USA
    Carissa will be performing with Voices Carry in their reproduction of "With Memories on Their Backs."
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  • Stay Awake with Heidi Duckler Dance
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    Aug 24, 2019, 7:00 PM
    Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospita, 1680 E 120th St, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Carissa will be performing with Heidi Duckler Dance as part of “Stay Awake,” a cross disciplinary work created on site at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital. Join us for a free show!
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  • Brockus Project: "Women Rising"
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    Aug 16, 2019, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM
    John Anson Ford Theatres, 2580 Cahuenga Blvd E, Los Angeles, CA 90068, USA
    Carissa will be performing with Sarah Elgart | Arrogant Elbow in Elgart's new site specific work. Brockus Project's event, "Women Rising: Choreography from the Female Perspective," will be held in celebration of the 19th Amendment's 99th anniversary of granting women the right to vote.
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  • With Memories on Their Backs
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    Aug 10, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Japanese American National Museum, 100 N Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA
    Carissa will be performing with Voices Carry in their second showing of "With Memories on Their Backs." Join us for a free performance at 2:00pm and 3:30pm!
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  • String Theory at Reed
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    Jul 13, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Christine Emerson Reed Park, 1133 7th St, Santa Monica, CA 90403, USA
    Carissa will be performing with String Theory Harp at Reed Park in Santa Monica as part of a free show!
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  • LACDC's Choreography Lab: 01
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    Jul 11, 2019, 3:30 PM
    Renaissance Arts Academy, 2558 N San Fernando Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90065, USA
    Carissa will be performing in L.A. Contemporary Dance Company's first ever Choreography Lab! Join us for an informal/free showing at 3:30pm.
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  • Lummis Day Festival
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    Jun 02, 2019, 3:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    Carissa will be performing with Iris Company in "Coexist," as part of the 14th annual Lummis Days 2019.
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  • Heidi Duckler Dance's Ebb & Flow: Chinatown Festival 2019
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    Jun 01, 2019, 6:00 PM
    Los Angeles State Historic Park, 1245 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA
    Carissa will be presenting a new work as part of Heidi Duckler Dance's Chinatown Festival.
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  • Ritual for Mass Suicide (In-Process Workshop Showing)
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    Apr 27, 2019, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM
    Pieter Performance Space, 420 W Avenue 33, Los Angeles, CA 90031, USA
    Carissa is collaborating with and will be performing in a new work by Maya Gurantz. As the project is still in process, this will be an informal showing and is also a FREE event!
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  • LADF w/ Iris Company
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    Apr 14, 2019, 6:30 PM
    Luckman Theater, Los Angeles, CA 90032, USA
    Carissa will be performing with Iris Company in Los Angeles' annual dance festival!
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  • LADF w/ Arrogant Elbow
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    Apr 13, 2019, 8:30 PM
    Luckman Theater, Los Angeles, CA 90032, USA
    Carissa will be performing with dance company, Arrogant Elbow, as part of Los Angeles Dance Festival.
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  • LADF w/ String Theory
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    Apr 12, 2019, 8:30 PM
    Luckman Theater, Los Angeles, CA 90032, USA
    Carissa will be performing with String Theory as part of Los Angeles Dance Festival.
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  • Orange County Dance Festival
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    Apr 06, 2019, 7:00 PM
    Rose Center Theater, 14140 All American Way, Westminster, CA 92683, USA
    Carissa will be performing with Fabe Dance Company for Orange County's annual dance festival!
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  • "Mixed Body" - Best of New Shoes
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    Mar 30, 2019, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM
    Highways Performance Space and Gallery, 1651 18th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA
    Choreographed by Carissa Songhorian, "Mixed Body" is a new work (premiering as part of "Best of New Shoes" 2019) that follows the beauty and hardships that come with being of mixed race and culture. Follow this process on Instagram, Facebook, and carissasonghorian.com/in-progress.
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  • "Mixed Body" - Best of New Shoes
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    Mar 29, 2019, 8:30 PM
    Highways Performance Space and Gallery, 1651 18th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA
    Choreographed by Carissa Songhorian, "Mixed Body" is a new work (premiering as part of "Best of New Shoes" 2019) that follows the beauty and hardships that come with being of mixed race and culture. Follow this process on Instagram, Facebook, and carissasonghorian.com/in-progress.
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  • Iris Company
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    Mar 16, 2019, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM
    Highways Performance Space and Gallery, 1651 18th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA
    Carissa will be performing with Iris Dance Company in Sophia Stoller's new work for "Best Of" New Shoes.
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  • Iris Company
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    Mar 15, 2019, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM
    Highways Performance Space and Gallery, 1651 18th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA
    Carissa will be performing with Iris Dance Company in Sophia Stoller's new work for "Best Of" New Shoes.
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  • ODES 1-2 at the International Women's Day Festival
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    Mar 08, 2019, 7:00 PM
    Bootleg Theater, 2220 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90057, USA
    A shortened version of ODES 1-2, an original work by Carissa Songhorian, will be performed by Carissa and Alan Perez at the Bootleg Theater as part of MashUp Dance Company's 2019 International Women's Day Showcase; which features 30 female la-based choreographers.
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  • “Crest” Split-Bill
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    Feb 02, 2019, 8:30 PM
    Highways Performance Space and Gallery, 1651 18th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA
    Carissa will be performing in Joan Holly Padeo's evening length work, "Crest," as part of a split bill with Hope Mohr.
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  • “Crest” Split-Bill
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    Feb 01, 2019, 8:30 PM
    Highways Performance Space and Gallery, 1651 18th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA
    Carissa will be performing in Joan Holly Padeo's evening length work, "Crest," as part of a split bill with Hope Mohr.
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  • COLABORATORIA
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    Nov 15, 2018, 8:00 PM
    Plaza del Sol Performance Hall, Northridge, CA 91325, USA
    Carissa Songhorian and Evan Rosenblatt perform Rosenblatt's new work as part of California State University of Northridge's "Colaboratoria" concert series.
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  • COLABORATORIA
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    Nov 15, 2018, 2:00 PM
    Plaza del Sol Performance Hall, Northridge, CA 91325, USA
    Carissa Songhorian and Evan Rosenblatt perform Rosenblatt's new work as part of California State University of Northridge's "Colaboratoria" concert series.
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  • COLABORATORIA
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    Nov 14, 2018, 8:00 PM
    Plaza del Sol Performance Hall, Northridge, CA 91325, USA
    Carissa Songhorian and Evan Rosenblatt perform Rosenblatt's new work as part of California State University of Northridge's "Colaboratoria" concert series.
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  • Solange's "Metatronia"
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    Apr 13, 2018, 7:00 PM
    Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Watch Carissa perform in Solange Knowles' "Metatronia."
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  • Dreamscape
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    Mar 02, 2018, 8:00 PM – Mar 03, 2018, 10:00 PM
    Thymele Arts, 5481 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90029, USA
    Carissa will be performing as part of Dream Walker. Join us for an immersive experience unlike no other!
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  • Ate9 at Royce Hall
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    Nov 11, 2017, 8:00 PM
    Royce Hall, 10745 Dickson Ct, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Carissa will be performing Danielle Agami and Glenn Kotche's "Calling Glenn" alongside Ate9 Dance Company.
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  • James Franco's "The Institute"
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    Mar 03, 2017, 12:00 AM
    Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Watch Carissa perform in James Franco's new movie, "The Institute."
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Performer. Choreographer. Movement Educator.