Benjamin Levyis a choreographer, dancer and artistic director recognized for his cutting-edge interdisciplinary works that explore the nuance and drama of human intimacy. After earning his BA in Dance and Marketing from UC Berkeley and performing with Joe Goode Performance Group, Levy founded LEVYdance in 2002. LEVYdance very quickly became known for its innovative works and collaborations and in 2004 Levy was named one of the "Top 25 Choreographers to Watch" by Dance Magazine and awarded a San Francisco Bay Guardian Goldie Award for Outstanding Artistic Achievement. He has also been awarded a Choreographic Fellowship from the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography, a 2005 Emerging Choreographer Award from the Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation, and creative residencies at the Djerassi Resident Artist Program, Headlands Center for the Arts and The Silo.
LEVYdance has presented original works at prestigious venues across the nation including the Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theater, Zellerbach Playhouse, ODC Theater, The Walt Disney Concert Hall, The Cowell Theater, Dance Place, Joyce SoHo, and internationally at VDU University in Kaunas, Lithuania and the Tanzmesse Festival in Dusseldorf, Germany. National and international touring endeavors continue to expand, including a choreographic commission for Scottish Dance Theatre in Dundee, Scotland, and a choreographic residency in Belfort, France.