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Music Center Announces ADES & MCGREGOR: A DANCE COLLABORATION Photo Music Center Announces ADES & MCGREGOR: A DANCE COLLABORATION
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019

The Music Center today announced new details regarding Ades & McGregor: A Dance Collaboration, a major partnership between the LA Phil and Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center combining the creative talents of Grammy Award-winning composer-conductor Thomas Ades and multi award-winning B...
BWW Review: GRAYSCALE GRACES THE GROUNDS OF THE GLENDALE BRAND LIBRARY at The Glendal Photo BWW Review: GRAYSCALE GRACES THE GROUNDS OF THE GLENDALE BRAND LIBRARY at The Glendale Brand Library And Art Center
by Valerie-Jean Miller - May 21, 2019

As part of the varied and top-notch Dance Series that Curator Jamie Nichols gifts us with every year, Presented by The Brand Associates in conjunction with The Brand Library and Art Center; the Dance Company GRAYSCALE performed outside on the lush grounds of the Glendale Brand Library and Art Cente...
Bww Feature: THE PYGMALION EFFECT Of Boris Eifman And His New Ballet Coming To The Se Photo Bww Feature: THE PYGMALION EFFECT Of Boris Eifman And His New Ballet Coming To The Segerstrom May 24
by Valerie-Jean Miller - May 21, 2019

Segerstrom Center for the Arts is excitingly welcoming the return of the Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg with the West Coast Premiere of The Pygmalion Effect May 24-26, 2019 A new ballet from the company's award-winning artistic director and choreographer, Boris Eifman, The Pygmalion Effect is i...
BWW Review: THE LONG GRAVEL ROAD: BUMPY, FULL OF EXAMINATION, REFLECTION, POIGNANT HU Photo BWW Review: THE LONG GRAVEL ROAD: BUMPY, FULL OF EXAMINATION, REFLECTION, POIGNANT HUMOR & GEMS OF WISDOM at Theatre West
by Valerie-Jean Miller - May 16, 2019

BWW Review: THE LONG GRAVEL ROAD: BUMPY, FULL OF EXAMINATION, REFLECTION, POIGNANT HUMOR & GEMS OF WISDOM at Theatre West Abbott Alexander has created a very unique piece of theatre that is engaging, captivating, witty, uninhibited, entertaining, and thought-provoking. He re-enacts and mimes mome...
BWW Feature: THE FIRST GRADUATING CLASS AT USC KAUFMAN HAS THE WORLD AT ITS POINTED/F Photo BWW Feature: THE FIRST GRADUATING CLASS AT USC KAUFMAN HAS THE WORLD AT ITS POINTED/FLEXED FEET
by Valerie-Jean Miller - May 10, 2019

Glorya Kaufman, in 2012, instituted the first new school at the University of Southern California in 40 years; the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance, to broaden the curriculum for obtaining a professional dance degree, or BFA. Up until that time, most colleges and universities offered classes in mo...
FOREVER FLAMENCO Announced At The Fountain Theatre Photo FOREVER FLAMENCO Announced At The Fountain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2019

Three extraordinary dancers - Reyes Barrios, Arleen Hurtado and Briseyda Zarate  - guarantee a dynamic and varied evening of flamenco stylings, accompanied by flamenco guitar masters Antonio Triana and Ben Woods and world renowned singer Juan de Dios. ...
Noise Now Presents Ate9 Dance Company May 20 Photo Noise Now Presents Ate9 Dance Company May 20
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2019

A Noise Within (ANW) and Noise Now are proud to present Ate9 Dance Company in a new dance performance, "1 to 3," on Monday, May 20 at 7 p.m. "1 to 3" was developed in residence at A Noise Within as part of Noise Now's new cultural residency program....
Heidi Duckler Dance Presents EBB & FLOW: CHINATOWN Photo Heidi Duckler Dance Presents EBB & FLOW: CHINATOWN
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2019

Los Angeles-based company, Heidi Duckler Dance (HDD) is proud to present Ebb & Flow: Chinatown 2019. The festival will take place from 1pm 8:30pm at the Los Angeles State Historic Park on June 1, 2019....
BWW Review: LA DANCE FESTIVAL FINALE at The Diavolo Space Photo BWW Review: LA DANCE FESTIVAL FINALE at The Diavolo Space
by Amber Adams - May 02, 2019

On Sunday, April 28, the 2019 Los Angeles Dance Festival wrapped up a month of hosting over 50 dance companies, a dance photography exhibit, and several master classes. Over 100 years ago, modern dance was created by the 'LA Ladies' the Festival Producer, Deborah Brokus reminded the audience, adding...
BWW Review: LA DANCE FESTIVAL - FRINGE FRIDAY at The Diavolo Space Photo BWW Review: LA DANCE FESTIVAL - FRINGE FRIDAY at The Diavolo Space
by Amber Adams - May 02, 2019

On Friday, April 26 the Diavolo Space became the final home to the 2019 LA Dance Festival. A relaxed setting, with limited seating, and no AC, 'LA Dance is hot, it's cookin,' joked the Festival Producer, Deborah Brokus. Brokus introduced the Fringe portion of the evening and referred to Southern Cal...
California State University Fullerton Presents 'Spring Dance Theatre' Photo California State University Fullerton Presents 'Spring Dance Theatre'
by TV News Desk - April 18, 2019

California State University Fullerton's 'Spring Dance Theatre,' featuring choreography focusing on personal struggles, religion and youth, runs May 2-12 in the Little Theatre on campus, coordinated by faculty member Gladys Kares....
BWW Review: Malpaso Cuban Dance Company Spices Things Up In A Rare Los Angeles Appear Photo BWW Review: Malpaso Cuban Dance Company Spices Things Up In A Rare Los Angeles Appearance At The Wallis Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts
by Valerie-Jean Miller - April 12, 2019

They are a formidable dance company, albeit a young one.  Their repertoire is varied and ambitious and exudes an energetic force guiding their growth and depth that seems destined to succeed.  The Malpaso Cuban Dance Company performed March 28 - 30, 2019 in the Bram Goldsmith Theater at The Wallis A...
Ballet Preljocaj Presents LA FRESQUE At The Soraya Photo Ballet Preljocaj Presents LA FRESQUE At The Soraya
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2019

French choreographer Angelin Preljocaj is one of the world's busiest dance-makers, known for his collaborations across many fields - fashion, design, and literature. He is also known for evocative renderings of fairy tales and LA audiences have seen his works, Snow White and Julie Taymor's Grendel a...
Inland Pacific Ballet Presents THE LITTLE MERMAID Photo Inland Pacific Ballet Presents THE LITTLE MERMAID
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2019

Inland Pacific Ballet returns this spring with its spectacular landmark production of The Little Mermaid, the classic tale for all ages about the young mermaid willing to give up her life in the sea for love. This colorful and engaging production combines classical ballet and creative puppetry to cr...
BWW Review: LUKAS MCFARLANE'S ASTORIA ENVISIONS A FANTASTICAL JOURNEY THRU THE HERE A Photo BWW Review: LUKAS MCFARLANE'S ASTORIA ENVISIONS A FANTASTICAL JOURNEY THRU THE HERE AND THE HEREAFTER at The Montalban Theatre
by Valerie-Jean Miller - March 26, 2019

Lukas McFarlane is a very diversely talented dancer and choreographer. On St. Patrick's Day, March 17, 2019 at The Montalban Theatre, MacFarlane and Company presented a dazzling display of artistry and expression, as part of MOVES, a three-day Dance Festival held at the Montalban Theatre in Hollywoo...
MOVES At The Montalbán Opens Tonight Photo MOVES At The Montalbán Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2019

Break the Floor Productions in partnership with The Montalban in Hollywood present, MOVES at The Montalban, a festival that offers audiences the chance to see the latest emerging talent in the world of choreography and dance. Over the course of the inaugural festival's three-day engagement - from Fr...
7th LA Dance Festival Announces April 2019 Dates Photo 7th LA Dance Festival Announces April 2019 Dates
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2019

Celebrating its 7th year of bringing attention to the best contemporary dance in LA, Los Angeles Dance Festival (LADF) - this year partnering with the Luckman Fine Arts Complex and California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) gives the community programming over a month's time - and an an...
Heidi Duckler Dance Presents HOUR OF HILDEGARDE Photo Heidi Duckler Dance Presents HOUR OF HILDEGARDE
by BWW News Desk - March 08, 2019

Los Angeles-based company, Heidi Duckler Dance (HDD) presents act one of the Hour of Hildegard at St. John's Cathedral, 514 West Adams Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90007 on March 23, 2019 at 5pm....
BWW Review: MARTHA GRAHAM'S LEGACY CONTINUES, MORE RELEVANT THAN EVER at The Soraya Photo BWW Review: MARTHA GRAHAM'S LEGACY CONTINUES, MORE RELEVANT THAN EVER at The Soraya
by Valerie-Jean Miller - March 08, 2019

At the elegant Soroya Theatre in Northridge, CA, Martha Graham's Dance Company, under Artistic Director Janet Eilber's seasoned guidance, performed a most incredible group of works.  Some were originally created approximately 80 years ago, by Martha Graham, a true icon in the Dance world.  The EVE ...
BWW Review: TWO B'S WITH LOS ANGELES BALLET at Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center Photo BWW Review: TWO B'S WITH LOS ANGELES BALLET at Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center
by Amber Adams - March 05, 2019

A beautiful snapshot into the variety that ballet provides....
The Wallis Presents Malpaso Dance Company In Rare Southern California Appearance Photo The Wallis Presents Malpaso Dance Company In Rare Southern California Appearance
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2019

Malpaso Dance Company, one of Cuba's hottest contemporary dance ensembles, brings a slice of Havana to Southern California with three performances on Thursday, March 28 through Saturday, March 30, 2019, 7:30 pm, at The Wallis' Bram Goldsmith Theater....
The Music Center Celebrates Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 60th Anniversary Photo The Music Center Celebrates Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 60th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2019

The Music Center welcomes one of America's most popular dance companies, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, back to Los Angeles with the dance company's 60th anniversary celebration tour at The Music Center's Dorothy Chandler Pavilion from April 3 - 7, 2019. Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, ...
BWW Review: Kevin Willliamson + Company's GNARLED Gives The Human Form New Meanings A Photo BWW Review: Kevin Willliamson + Company's GNARLED Gives The Human Form New Meanings At The Odyssey Theatre
by Valerie-Jean Miller - February 26, 2019

Kevin Williamson is known as a movement artist, and he and his company, performing three performances as part of the 'Dance At The Odyssey 2019' dance festival on February 8th, 9th and 10th, has most certainly experimented extensively with the many shapes and forms of movement. Each of the three pie...
Female-Focused TRINITY IRISH DANCE COMPANY Gets Loud On Stage at Carpenter Center Photo Female-Focused TRINITY IRISH DANCE COMPANY Gets Loud On Stage at Carpenter Center
by BWW News Desk - February 21, 2019

Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center, located on the campus of Cal State Long Beach, presents the ground-breaking Trinity Irish Dance Company as part of the Center's Dance Series. Hailed as "sophisticated and commanding," by the Los Angeles Times and "impossibly complex," by The New Yo...
Beckanne Sisk And Chase O'Connell Join Festival Ballet Theatre For SLEEPING BEAUTY Photo Beckanne Sisk And Chase O'Connell Join Festival Ballet Theatre For SLEEPING BEAUTY
by BWW News Desk - February 21, 2019

Festival Ballet Theatre (FBT), Orange County's resident professional ballet company, will present the enchanting production of Sleeping Beauty, with Ballet West principal dancers Beckanne Sisk and Chase O'Connell in the lead roles. Festival Ballet Theatre's traditional, full-length production is cho...