Bonnie Oda Homsey is the founding Director of Los Angeles Dance Foundation (www.LADanceFoundation.org) created to cultivate awareness of dance legacies and to strengthen capacity-building of our professionals. She directed LADF’s touring entity American Repertory Dance Company which produced 40+ reconstructions of masterworks performed at Kennedy Center, American Dance Festival, New Orleans Ballet Association, DanceAspen, and UCAL Live! Since 2000, she is Chair of Dance for The Princess Grace Foundation-USA awarding emerging talent in Dance, Film, and Theater. For six seasons she performed with the Martha Graham Dance Company, directed by Ms. Graham, touring internationally, originated works with Rudolph Nureyev and Dame Margot Fonteyn, and in segments of Dance in America, and Live from Wolftrap. She was in the inaugural class when The Juilliard School relocated to Lincoln Center, and received her MFA from University of California, Irvine where she was recipient of the Chancellor’s Fellowship.