Social Domain (2013)

Body Current Dance
Carpenter Performing Arts Center

Created collaboratively with video animator, Gregory Crosby, this work explores aspects of contemporary identity through representations in social media, investigating truth, lies and the boundaries between public and private discourse.

The Rite of Spring (2013)

LA Grand Ensemble
Los Angeles Theatre Center (LATC)

Created collaboratively with dancer Heather Glabe, director Carolina Angulo and designer Alisa Lapidus, this reinterpretation of Stravinsky's score asks questions of the role of women in 20th century society, taking inspiration from such disparate sources as fashion designer Coco Chanel and Sheryl Sandberg's book, "Lean In."

iSELF (2011)

California State University, Long Beach
Dance Department
Martha B. Knoebel Dance Theater

A modern dance piece with four dancers, four mannequins and video animation by Gregory Crosby, this work challenges perceptions of individuality by suggesting that perhaps we are composed of several, fragmented identities that may emerge at a moment's notice.

Current (2009)

California State University, Long Beach
Dance Department
Carpenter Performing Arts Center

This ballet is a music visualization based on Mozart's Kyrie from the C-minor Mass, following a group of women who are carried along a current, at times separating themselves from its powerful pull.

My Breath Comes Differently (2010)

Body Current Dance
Alex Theater

A contemporary ballet that takes aspects of "breath" as its starting point in order to reveal social need, agency, indifference and an ever-changing sense of personal and communal desires.

Lorin Johnson©2011
Photo in graphic by Geoffrey Moore