Victoria Looseleaf
Victoria Looseleaf

Victoria Looseleaf is an award winning arts journalist and regular contributor to the Los Angeles Times, Dance Magazine, Performances Magazine and KUSC-FM radio. She also contributes to the New York Times and writes the program notes and broadcast scripts for the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl. In addition, she teaches Dance History at USC and does pre-concert talks at venues including the Los Angeles Music Center. She was the producer/host of the cable TV show on the arts, "The Looseleaf Report," which ran for 22 years in Los Angeles and New York, and now maintains a blog of the same name. One of her passions is covering international music and dance festivals, where her travels have taken her to places that include Abu Dhabi, Buenos Aires, Aix-en-Provence and Zakopane, Poland. Looseleaf has a bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley and a Master’s in the Performance and Literature of the Harp from Mills College. She has also released two albums, Harpnosis and Beyond Harpnosis, both registered trademarks.

Recent Articles
Meet the Mudpeople
Meet the Mudpeople
Mike M. Mollett, a part of the Los Angeles art scene for some 40 years, founded L.A. Mudpeople, a troupe that appears on walkabouts in diverse parts of the city.
Taylor Negron: Art of the Everyman
Taylor Negron: Art of the Everyman
The paintings of Taylor Negron, best known as a film and stage actor, are on view in a solo exhibition at the Laemmle Royal's "Art in the Art House" series.
L.A. Dance Project Debuts at the Theatre at the Ace Hotel
L.A. Dance Project Debuts at the Theatre at the Ace Hotel
The L.A. Dance Project, founded by Benjamin Millepied, take to the recently refurbished stage of the Theatre at the Ace Hotel for three nights beginning Feb. 20.
Todd Robbins: Playing Dead with a Sideshow Artist
Todd Robbins: Playing Dead with a Sideshow Artist
"Play Dead," written by Todd Robbins, who has ingested some 5,000 light bulbs over the course of his career, and Ilusionist Teller, currently runs at the Geffen Playhouse.
Invisible Cities: The Choreography of Union Station
Invisible Cities: The Choreography of Union Station
Dancers in "Invisible Cities" execute an array of moves in Union Station that range from rigorous solos to improvisational and hip-hop-like explosions, to glacially slow stances.
Einstein on the Beach: A Triumvirate of Masterminds
Einstein on the Beach: A Triumvirate of Masterminds
"Einstein on the Beach," the opera that is not really an opera -- nor is it really about Albert Einstein -- arrives in Los Angeles.
Walt Disney Concert Hall Turns 10
Walt Disney Concert Hall Turns 10
After years of turbulent development, the opening of the Walt Disney Concert Hall in 2003 would put Los Angeles on the cultural map. It celebrates its tenth anniversary this year.
The Song of the Singing Bowl: The Otherworldly Music of 'Prometheus Bound'
The Song of the Singing Bowl: The Otherworldly Music of 'Prometheus Bound'
Los Angeles jazz icon Vinny Golia latest endeavor is contributing an aural soundscape to the theatrical outing, "Prometheus Bound."
A New Spin on 'Prometheus Bound'
A New Spin on 'Prometheus Bound'
The cast of the avant-garde production "Prometheus Bound" at the Getty Villa perform on a five ton, 23-foot tall revolving circular steel structure.
Stripping Away Artifice with Photographer Christofer Dierdorff
Stripping Away Artifice with Photographer Christofer Dierdorff
Capturing some of the world's most celebrated people, photographer Christofer Dierdorff calls his portraits "confrontational" due to their uncomfortable size and perspective.
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