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“Power of Ailey” Merges American and Eurozone Works

“Power of Ailey” 1/3 themed repertory programs playing at the LA Music Center is mostly a male affair.Men dominate all the pieces on the program, including “Minus 16”/naharin, "Episodes"/dove."Caught'"/Parsons &"Uprising"/Shechter. Steven Woodruff


Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Offers Mostly Upbeat Dance In Luckman Concert

Aspen Santa Ballet has made frequent appearances in Los Angeles in recent years.They are a versatile chamber company with a visibly powerful commitment to ensemble works. works by cerrudo, fonte and elo.Music by ezio boos.Performances luckman theatre


“The Rockettes New York Spring Spectacular” A Huge Show That Leaves Little to the Imagination

Rockettes Spring Spectacular at Radio City directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle takes you on a virtual tour of the city and its famed sights. Mia Michaels, derek hough Laura benanti, whoopi goldberg. Thin story with big production numbers.


The Land of Taylor with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s Looks Recharged in New Season at Lincoln Center

Programs at Lincoln Center for Taylor's spring season with the Orchestra of St. Luke's conducted by Donald York. Cloven Kingdom, Eventide, & Company B. The three week season at Lincoln Center restores live music to Taylor classics. Michael Trusnovec.


American Ballet Theatre Premieres Ratmansky's Pageant-Rich Imperial Ballet "Sleeping Beauty"

American Ballet Theatre premieres its Sleeping Beauty by Ratmansky marcelo gomes & diana vishneva. Based on authentic sources from Mariinsky performances the restaging casts a loving look back to where it all began. Music by Pacific symphony.Wilkins


LINES Ballet and Hubbard Street Dig Deep in “Azimuth”

The best part of “Azimuth”, the Hubbard Street/LINES Ballet collaboration which had its Los Angeles premiere Friday, turned out to be the assembled twenty eight dancers themselves.Also Scheherazade (King) & A. Cerrudo's smart "Little mortal jump".


“Tango Buenos Aires” Takes a Glancing Look at the Life of Eva Perón

Tango Buenos Aires makes a faint impression in its new 2015 touring show "the Song of Eva Peron" at Segersrtom Concert hall. choreography by hector falcon with a quintet led by fernadndo marzan. libretto & production design by lucrecia laurel.


L.A. BALLET OPENS ITS LOCAL NUTCRACKER SEASON AT THE ALEX THEATRE

L.A. Ballet’s Nutcracker puts a personalized stamp on America’s most often seen classical production. The ballet is location friendly, set in 1912 Los Angeles with a partying film mogul as Drosselmeyer. Performance at the Alex Theatre, Dec. 2012.


San Francisco Ballet's "Nutcracker" by the Bay

San Francisco Ballet’s Nutcracker choreography by the company’s Artistic Director Helgi Tomasson is celebrating a decade of performances this season War Memorial Opera.Vanessa Zahorian and Taras domitro. designs by Micheal Yeargan. Music Tchaikovsky.


"Getting to the Nutcracker”: A Moving Portrait of One School’s Remarkable Journey

Nutcracker's annual explosion of professional and amateur performances reaches all corners of the country.Getting to the Nutcracker, Serene Meshel-Dillman’s 2014 docu.With Marat Daukayev School of Ballet Los Angeles.Confiscated Film inc. Ballet.