Leah Ives US
Leah Ives holds a BFA in dance from the University of Michigan. She joined the Trisha Brown Dance Company in 2014 and since has performed a total of 20 pieces of repertory. Her time with the company has included staging Set and Reset/Reset on the students of Purchase College and the Venice Biennale College Danza as well as working with filmmaker Thierry De Mey on his installation Solid Traces, which transformed a section of Set and Reset into a solid sculpture. Other work has included Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker's West Side Story development lab, The A.O Movement Collective's Barrish and Etle and the Anders, and Noah Baumbach's Francis Ha, choreographed by The Median Movement (Alex Springer and Xan Burley). Leah's also worked with Elizabeth Dishman, Megan Chu, The Leopold Group, Peter Sparling Dance Company, Kim Brandt, and co-led creative workshops for incarcerated women with Avodah Dance. Leah is also a licensed massage therapist and spends much of her time complaining about plastic or cooking at home.