PARKED is a drive-in dance performance by Jacob Jonas The Company that takes place in a vacant parking lot and is illuminated by the audience’s car headlights. PARKED premiered on May 16, 2020 on the 59th day of the COVID-19 lockdown in Los Angeles.
Direction + Choreography By: Jacob Jonas
Producers: Jill Wilson and Jacob Jonas
Original Music: Anibal Sandoval
Lighting Design: Will Adashek
Set Design: Jacob Jonas
Assistant Choreographer: Mike Tyus
Rehearsal Director: Marissa Labog
Dance Captains: Jerrese Adams, Anthony Bryant
Performed By and Created in Collaboration with: Jerrese Adams, Georgia Bryan, Anthony Bryant, Joy Isabella Brown, James Blackston, Chandler Davids, Lamonte Goode, Marissa Labog, Miguel Lopez Jorge, Jacob “Kujo” Lyons, Emma Rosenzweig-Bock, Mike Tyus, Angelo “Vo Vera” Sapienza, Santiago Villarreal, Jill Wilson, Diána Worby, Patricia Zhou
“Jacob Jonas Has Figured Out the Impossible: How to Safely Put on a Live Dance Performance” -Dance Magazine
“This may be the first socially distant hour-long show presented during the pandemic.” –Dance Magazine
“The dance piece raises awareness for all the theatres and performers put on hold during this time” –BOOOOOOOM TV
“Incredible one-night, pop-up dance performance in an abandoned LA parking lot” –NowThis
“To Stay Creative in a State of Crisis” –PRINT Magazine
PARKED was supported in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles.