Hysterica Dance Company
Hysterica Dance Co. emerged out of the late 90s and has become a creative, consistently prolific, and invigorating force in the Los Angeles dance community. Hysterica’s artistic director, Kitty McNamee, is actively creating in the theatrical and commercial arenas. She has brought her passion, skill, devotion and originality to videos, fashion shows, live events, tv, film, stage, ballet and opera. In addition to concert work Hysterica has been featured on the L-Word and numerous music videos, performed with the LA Philharmonic and opened for Margaret Cho.
Hysterica Dance Co. has performed extensively in the Southland and nationally at the Joyce Soho (dancenow/NYC), the Manhattan School of Music, d.u.m.b.o. dance festival NY, WHITE WAVE Performance Space NY, and at Helm’s Fine Arts Center in Austin, TX. California performances include studio @ REDCAT, Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, the Ford Amphitheatre, LACMA, Highways Performance Space, Brand Library, Alex Theater, Sushi Performance and Visual Art Gallery in San Diego, James Armstrong Theater, Cal State Northridge and the Choreography Under the Stars Festival in Palm Springs. The company has been featured in articles in Dance Magazine, Dance Spirit Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, The Los Angeles Daily News, Coast Magazine, Daily Candy, New York Magazine and Frontiers, and has been a top ten pick in Los Angeles Magazine. Hysterica Dance Co. was nominated for a Lester Horton Award for ‘Best Performance by a Company” for their July 2002 performance of “Sticks & Stones” at the Ford Amphitheatre and again for their performance in “Split” in April 2005 and “Rapture” in 2007.
Hysterica is generously supported by
LA County Arts Commission
and EDGE Performing Arts Center