LV Dance Collective


LV DANCE COLLECTIVE is a Contemporary Fusion performance company, located in the Bay Area under the Artistic Direction of KAO VEY SAEPHANH and MARTHA L. ZEPEDA. Recently, LVDC was awarded the 2014 ChoreoProject Award for Best Choreography by sfDANCEco for their work, “Quest For Truth.” LVDC was founded in January 2013, with several projects, beginning in 2006, pre-dating the official launch. Since the official launch, LVDC has had many performances opportunities to present their work. Choreography opportunities include: New Winter Choreographers Showcase 2013 at Dance Mission Theatre (San Francisco, California), Guest Choreographers for the East Oakland Sports Center Introductory School of Dance (Oakland, California), EOSC 2nd Year Anniversary and Open House Celebration (Oakland, California), Guest Artist at Requisitedance’s Home Season (San Francisco, California), and most recently ODC Pilot 63 Concatenate. Saephanh and Zepeda met at San Francisco State University in 2001 during their freshman year. They both danced for San Francisco State University Dance Theatre (SFSUDT) and for the Nguyen Dance Company while they earned their respective BA’s in Performance and Choreography. Saephanh earned his MFA in 2009 from New York University, Tisch School of the Arts and Zepeda earned her MFA from the University of California Irvine in 2010. Kao and Martha have danced, choreographed, taught and travelled nationally and internationally for various performance projects. Focused on using movement to inspire, communicate, overcome and educate, LVDC strives to maintain health of the mind, body, and soul through various creative initiatives including movement exploration, workshops, classes, and collaboration. Their philosophy is: “Through movement one can do anything.” For Saephanh and Zepeda personal bio, please view the company bio page.


East Oakland Sports Center

9161 Edes Ave Oakland CA 94603