Jacob Jonas The Company presents ACTIVATE LA

Non-traditional outdoor spaces are transformed into open-air stages. Bring your family and friends to a cultural experience of dance and live music. Seven performances. Three venues. Two premiere programs.

PHOTO: courtesy of The Wallis | South Pasadena News | The outdoor space at ROW downtown LA

Jacob Jonas The Company (JJTC) – the 21st Century dance company that is quickly gaining acclaim and recognition for mixing contemporary ballet, breakdance and acrobatic movement – brings its boundless energy and visceral storytelling performance style to ACTIVATE LA, outdoor dance programs presented at three different venues across Los Angeles, including Century Park, an outdoor park in the heart of Century City at the Westside’s premier office destination (October 1 and 2); ROW DTLA, an outdoor rooftop with sweeping views of DTLA (October 22-24); and Water Garden Santa Monica, an outdoor garden oasis at the premiere tech hub of the westside (November 12 and 13).


PHOTO: courtesy of The Wallis | South Pasadena News | A dancer from Jacob Jonas The Company


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ACTIVATE LA features two different programs of world premiere works. At Century Park and Water Garden, JJTC presents At Work, with live music composed by Steve Hackman, a Los Angeles-based composer, conductor, and producer who has worked with orchestras including San Francisco, Seattle, Pittsburgh and such artists as Kanye West and Doja Cat. At ROW DTLA, JJTC premieres Juxtapose, with live music composed by Anibal Sandoval, a composer, sound artist, movement performer, and educator also based in Los Angeles. ACTIVATE LA is presented in association with the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts.


PHOTO: courtesy of The Wallis | South Pasadena News | A dancer from Jacob Jonas The Company

All performances are held outdoors and attendees are requested to socially distance. Please refrain from attending a performance if you are experiencing a fever, cough, shortness of breath, or any other symptoms associated with COVID-19, or if you have been diagnosed with COVID-19 or exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19.

Tickets prices for the three programs vary. For tickets and information, please visit TheWallis.org/ActivateLA or call 310-746-4000. For more information about Jacob Jonas The Company visit JacobJonas.com or find them on Instagram @jacobjonasthecompany