PARKED

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

45 minutes 

 

Press:
“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.

Photography By Matthew Brush.