The New York Times

Best Dance Performances of 2022

For the second year in a row at New York City Center, Tharp lit up the fall season with a transcendent program — and a reason to love the 1980s. Her pairing of “In the Upper Room” (1986) with “Nine Sinatra Songs” (1982) was more than a dance concert; it was a gift, restorative and thrilling…
The New York Times

Review: From Twyla Tharp, the Effort and Possibilities of Dancing

When a dance like Twyla Tharp’s “In the Upper Room” (1986) — one of the greatest ballets of all time — returns to the stage, it arrives with the weight of history behind it…
NYTimes Review: L.A. Dance Project Celebrates Female Choreographer
The New York Times

Review: L.A. Dance Project Celebrates Female Choreographers

Daisy Jacobson, effortlessly daring as her limbs stretch taut, propels Lewitzky’s shapes into lucid motion…
DANCE magazine

'On the rise'

It isn’t easy to stand out when you’re a newbie in a pack of fearless dancers. But Daisy Jacobson does, and effortlessly. Onstage with Benjamin Millepied’s L.A. Dance Project, she combines the refinement of her classical training with a soulful, infectious attack, making her impossible to miss….

Global Citizen

17 of Our Favorite Moments From 'Global Citizen Live' in Los Angeles

From Stevie Wonder’s spectacular performance to a moving interpretive dance piece from Daisy Jacobson, the Los Angeles event awed fans around the world from the iconic Greek Theatre in Griffith Park.


'Dance Teacher Mag'

Her words that day lit a fire in me, and for years I worked to apply her correction. That class, and her lessons on digging deeper, have ultimately been therapeutic for me. Now, as a professional with L.A. Dance Project, I’m prepared for the darker works…

DANCE magazine

'Friday Film Break'

Soon after, Shulman Smith’s team reached out to her about choreographing and dancing in the video. He’d seen her perform with LADP back in 2019 and wanted her to bring the story to life. “Mineral King” became Jacobson’s first professional choreography credit…

Honolulu Magazine

'Breaking the ballet mold'

Ahead of her one-night-only performance in Hawai‘i, the California native reflects on her dancing, childhood trips to the islands and what it’s like to work with Natalie Portman’s husband…

DANCE magazine

'at a crossroads'

But a few experiences shifted Jacobson’s goals, and this fall she will be rehearsing a new work by postmodern choreographer Takehiro Ueyama, as part of the freshman class at Juilliard. —Jenny Dalzell

Easy Reader News

'Easy Reader'

“I met so many amazing artists and became close with all of the dancers,” she says. A few weeks later Jacobson became a YoungArts winner and was awarded the Level 1 scholarship prize in dance. Later she was notified that she’d been one of 60 artists from YoungArts nominated to apply for the honor of Presidential Scholar…