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The latest news on performances of Dance in Los Angeles.

Interview: CHOREOGRAPHERS ELLENORE SCOTT & AYODELE CASEL GIVE FUNNY GIRL'S SAGA FLAIR, FUN & FINESSE
by Valerie-Jean Miller - May 28, 2024

VJM: Thank you both for giving of your time to answer my questions.  I don’t think I’ve ever heard of two Choreographers being hired for the same Broadway show, not even a revival, that I can think of.  How did that come about for both of you? Ellenore Scott:  Funny Girl was my Broadway debut as ...

Long Beach Opera Presents West Coast Premiere Of Kate Soper's IPSA DIXIT With Martha Graham Dance Company
by A.A. Cristi - May 15, 2024

Long Beach Opera continues its 2024 season with the staged West Coast premiere of trailblazing composer Kate Soper's IPSA DIXIT, a 90-minute performance that explores the integration of music, drama, and rhetoric, and was a finalist for a 2017 Pulitzer Prize. ...

Westside Ballet of Santa Monica to Present Spring MASTERS OF MOVEMENT Event
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 29, 2024

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Westside Ballet of Santa Monica with their Spring 'Masters of Movement' event. Learn how to purchase tickets. ...

Photos: Go Inside the Los Angeles Ballet Gala
by Blair Ingenthron - April 21, 2024

Los Angeles Ballet (LAB) celebrated its Season 18 Gala on Thursday, April 18 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. See photos from the event here!...

Photos: Inland Pacific Ballet Presents CINDERELLA An Enchanting FairyTale Ballet For All Ages
by A.A. Cristi - April 19, 2024

Inland Pacific Ballet (IPB) will present its original ballet production of Cinderella, returning to the stage with a charming cast of characters including a fairy tale Cinderella, a pair of hilarious Stepsisters, and a radiant Fairy Godmother who sends Cinderella to the ball in a glittering carriage...

Photos: American Ballet Theatre Celebrates North American Premiere of Wayne McGregor's WOOLF WORKS
by Nicole Rosky - April 12, 2024

American Ballet Theatre just celebrated the North American Premiere of Wayne McGregor's Woolf Works at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. The production runs through 14, 2024. Check out photos from the opening night performance here!...

Leading Ballet Stars Come Together For Debut Of World Ballet Festival
by A.A. Cristi - April 11, 2024

Join the world's top ballet stars as they come together for the inaugural World Ballet Festival....

Preview: Invertigo Dance Theatre's INTERIOR DESIGN at The Kirk Douglas Theater
by Melissa Heckscher - April 08, 2024

Issues of love, grief, and community are explored in INTERIOR DESIGN, a 65-minute performance that's being called a 'complete interweaving of dance and theatre' playing at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City April 20-21....

Leela Dance Collective Unveils Schedule for AAPI Heritage Month Celebrations
by Chloe Rabinowitz - March 21, 2024

Discover the full schedule of events by LEELA DANCE COLLECTIVE to celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month. ...

Urban Bush Women To Present THE LEGACY + LINEAGE + LIBERATION TOUR
by A.A. Cristi - March 19, 2024

Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Urban Bush Women, a Black women-led dance company, with their national tour, Legacy + Lineage + Liberation. Experience iconic works and new pieces that explore equity, justice, and identity....

OUR DANCER'S PROJECT to Play LA Dance Project in April
by Blair Ingenthron - February 24, 2024

Our Dancer's Project is a counter-tribute to the musical A Chorus Line, first launched 50 years ago as a dancer-centered initiative. Learn more about the performance here!...

REDCAT Will Present The World Premiere of REORIENT THE ORIENT in March
by Blair Ingenthron - February 18, 2024

Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theater (REDCAT) will present the world premiere of Reorient the Orient, a career retrospective from renowned Los Angeles choreographer and performer Lionel Popkin on Saturday, March 9 and Sunday, March 10, 2024. Learn more here!...

Trinity Irish Dance Company to Launch 17-City US Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 09, 2024

Fresh off a month-long tour of Japan, Trinity Irish Dance Company is set to tour the US! See if the company is coming to a city near you and learn how to purchase tickets....

2024 Los Angeles International Flamenco Festival World-Class Flamenco Artists Direct from Spain
by A.A. Cristi - February 05, 2024

2024 L.A. Int'l Flamenco Festival showcases world-class flamenco artists from Spain. Don't miss the performances by living legend 'Tomatito' and 'Jose Maya & Rycardo Moreno' on March 7th and 9th....

Video: Center Theatre Group Presents MATTHEW BOURNE'S ROMEO AND JULIET
by Joshua Wright - January 31, 2024

Get a first look at Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet as the production begins performances at Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson Theatre....

World Ballet Festival to Launch In 4 US Cities June 2024
by Chloe Rabinowitz - January 16, 2024

The World Ballet Festival, a groundbreaking touring festival showcasing a variety of ballet programming, is set to debut. Catch performances in Minneapolis, Spokane, Detroit, and San Diego in June 2024....

SWAN LAKE is Coming to 71 Cities With World Ballet Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - January 04, 2024

Swan Lake comes to 71 cities across the U.S. as part of World Ballet Series....

Matthew Bourne's ROMEO AND JULIET to Have North American Premiere at The Ahmanson Theatre This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - January 03, 2024

Matthew Bourne's 'Romeo and Juliet' opens at the Ahmanson Theatre on January 31....

17TH ANNUAL SOCAL SLACK KEY FESTIVAL Features Biggest Hawaiian Music Event Of The Year & Free Hawaiian Marketplace
by A.A. Cristi - December 06, 2023

The 17th Annual SoCal Slack Key Festival is the biggest Hawaiian music event of the year! Don't miss out on this free Hawaiian Marketplace....

7th Annual DANCE AT THE ODYSSEY Festival to Offer Cutting Edge Companies And Choreographers
by Chloe Rabinowitz - November 28, 2023

Odyssey Theatre presents the 7th annual 'Dance at the Odyssey' festival featuring cutting edge companies and choreographers. Jan 12-Feb 18....

American Contemporary Ballet to Present THE NUTCRACKER SUITE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - October 24, 2023

L.A.'s most extraordinary Nutcracker - a fantasy snow globe of sensory delights 300 feet above the city. American Contemporary Ballet presents The Nutcracker Suite, featuring live performances of Tchaikovsky's sublime score, waltzing snowflakes, and endless surprises. ...

Cuban Ballet Sensation Cesar Ramirez Castellano Stars In THE PHOENIX This October
by A.A. Cristi - October 16, 2023

The LA contemporary ballet company REALM founded by CHASEN GREENWOOD presents its first full-story ballet with a nod to fantastical films and an original score by musical protégé Taylor Briggs....

The Mark Morris Dance Group Will Embark on International 15-City Tour with World Premiere and Celebrated Repertory
by Stephi Wild - October 03, 2023

The Mark Morris Dance Group will resume touring for its 2023-2024 season, with fifteen confirmed nationwide and international stops from October 2023 to June 2024. Learn more about where to catch the show here!...

Regina Klenjoski Dance Company Returns To Los Angeles With West Coast Premiere Of THE GOLDEN APPLE, October 1
by A.A. Cristi - September 20, 2023

Regina Klenjoski Dance Company returns to Los Angeles with the West Coast Premiere of 'The Golden Apple' after a long-delayed homecoming....

Ephrat Asherie Dance's UNDERSCORED is Coming to USC for Los Angeles Premiere
by Chloe Rabinowitz - September 20, 2023

Join Ephrat Asherie Dance for the Los Angeles premiere of UNDERSCORED, a joyful celebration of New York City's underground dance club scene. Featuring pioneers of waacking, voguing, house, and more, this multi-generational performance at USC's Bovard Auditorium on October 19, 2023, is not to be miss...

Kate Prince's MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE Set to the Music of Sting to Embark on North American Tour in 2024
by Chloe Rabinowitz - September 15, 2023

Sadler’s Wells' production of Message In A Bottle, the acclaimed dance theatre show by Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Kate Prince, set to the music of 17-time Grammy Award-winning icon Sting, will embark on a major 10-stop North American tour in 2024. ...




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