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Valley Performing Arts Center - Northridge - Presents:Aspen Santa Fe BalletFriday, 3/3/2017
New work by Cherice Barton
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet is known for its technically dazzling dancers as well as its commitment to emergent choreographers. They partner with VPAC, in year two of their residency, to co-commission a new piece by Los Angeles choreographer Cherice Barton.
American Contemporary Ballet - Los Angeles - Presents:American Contemporary Ballet Invites You to Dancing School2/25/2017 - 7/16/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 3/26/2017)
For American Contemporary Ballet dancers, Dancing School is about learning to dance better. For the audience, it’s about learning to see better.
Astonish Events, LLC - Palm Springs - Presents:Palm Springs Dance Festival's Dance Diversity ShowcaseThursday, 3/2/2017
Thursday, March 2, 2017, from 6:00 - 9:45p The Palm Springs Dance Festival Kicks of performance programming with a free “Dance Diversity” performance on an outdoor stage at the Palm Springs Village Fest, downtown Palm Springs. The Dance Diversity Showcase is brimming with talented dancers and eclectic dance performances to inspire and entertain.
The Music Center - Los Angeles - Presents:Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater3/8/2017 - 3/12/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 3/8/2017)
Power and Grace – Tenderness and Strength – Precision and Passion. For more than half a century, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has embodied these complexities and contradictions of the human condition with performances that uplift and transform, making it one of the world’s most beloved dance companies.
City Ballet of San Diego - San Diego - Presents:Balanchine and Beyond3/10/2017 - 3/12/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/10/2017)
City Ballet of San Diego takes great pride in presenting two works by the great Russian choreographer George Balanchine. A San Diego Premiere and first-time ballet by former New York City Ballet co-director, Jerome Robbins. A company premiere by Peter Martins, Artistic Director of the New York City Ballet.
Carpenter Performing Arts Center - Long Beach - Presents:Balé Folclórico da BahiaSaturday, 3/11/2017
Direct from Bahia in northern Brazil—a place
where otherwise long-forgotten gods are still
remembered—comes this irresistible troupe
famous for its explosive drumming, feverish
dancing and uncontainable energy. Its display
of Bahian folkloric dances of African origin was
described as a “non-stop extravaganza” by the San
La Jolla Music Society - San Diego - Presents:Malandain Ballet Biarritz: Beauty and the BeastSaturday, 3/18/2017
Malandain Ballet Biarritz return with a new full-length ballet of Beauty and the Beast
Set to music by Tchaikovsky, Malandain’s Beauty and the Beast tells a rite-of-passage story aimed at resolving the duality of humanity: Beauty, representing the soul and the Beast, the vital force and instincts.
State Street Ballet Young Dancers - Santa Barbara - Presents:A Celebration of DanceSaturday, 3/18/2017
The State Street Ballet Young Dancers presents its annual choreography showcase: A Celebration of Dance. The apprentice company to State Street Ballet, SSBYD will perform new works by Kassandra Taylor Newberry, William Soleau, and Autumn Eckman.
In addition, the evening will feature Degas and the Little Dancer and new works by emerging choreographers.
Dance Theatre Collective of Southern California in association with Temecula Presents - Temecula - Presents:DanceXchange2/21/2017 - 6/20/2017 (next performance: Tuesday, 3/21/2017)
danceXchange is a monthly showcase presented in various settings at the Theater to bring the local dance community together in celebration of our varied and eclectic dance community and all it has to offer. No audition is necessary but the work is always of a substantial quality.
Shen Yun Performing Arts - Santa Barbara - Presents:Shen Yun 2017 - Experience a Divine Culture (Santa Barbara)3/24/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/24/2017)
Shen Yun is a non-profit organization. The performance production takes the audience on an unforgettable adventure to 5000 years of ancient China.
Shen Yun brings the profound spirit of this lost civilization to life on stage with unrivaled artistic mastery. Every dance movement, every musical note, makes this a stunning visual and emotional experience.
Fine Arts Network - Temecula - Presents:San Diego Ballet- Firebird3/25/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
Folklore meets Funk! An ancient tale of a magical bird of fire comes to life with a contemporary twist. Javier Velasco’s modern/ballet fusion staging, teaming classical dancers with hip hop artists, lights up the stage with originality and boundless energy. “Imaginative, Entertaining and Thrilling” makes these performances a perfect outing for the whole family!
Festival Ballet Theatre - Irvine - Presents:Festival Ballet Theatre: Don Quixote3/25/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
Join the gallant Don Quixote on his knightly quests across old-world Spain in Festival Ballet Theatre’s rendition of this beloved ballet, based on the novel by Miguel Cervantes.
Shen Yun Performing Arts - Thousand Oaks - Presents:Shen Yun 2017 - Experience a Divine Culture (Thousand Oaks)3/28/2017 - 3/29/2017 (next performance: Tuesday, 3/28/2017)
Shen Yun - Claremont - Presents:Shen Yun Performing Arts - Claremont3/31/2017 - 4/2/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/31/2017)
Fine Arts Network - Temecula - Presents:San Diego Ballet-JOPLINESQUE & MIXED REP.4/1/2017 - 4/2/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 4/1/2017)
Velasco’s sly and syncopated, JOPLINESQUE the jazzy TIME FURTHER OUT, and this season’s sophisticated THREE LATIN AMERICAN SKETCHES fulfills their motto “To excite, enrich and entertain through an imaginative presentation of quality classical and contemporary dance” makes these performances a perfect outing for the whole family!
UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts - Irvine - Presents:Dance MFA Concerts4/3/2017 - 5/6/2017 (next performance: Monday, 4/3/2017)
Come experience new works by graduate student choreographers as they present a culmination of their academic education at CTSA and perform the final shows of the dance season.
Free of charge
La Jolla Music Society - San Diego - Presents:Black GraceSaturday, 4/8/2017
New Zealand’s foremost contemporary dance company Black Grace brings a striking performance of six short works choreographed by founder Neil Ieremia.
College of Performing Arts - Orange - Presents:Concert IntimeSaturday, 4/8/2017
Join us for an intimate evening of dance presented by the talented Chapman student choreographers.
Luminario Ballet - LA - Presents:Luminario Ballet presents: "The Last Supper"4/14/2017 - 4/16/2017 (next performance: Friday, 4/14/2017)
Rock n Roll meets Ballet meets Aerial meets Old and new Testament!
This is one show you have to come and be a part of.
There is also a Passover or Easter menu offered prior to the show for a special Prix Fixe at Cafe Faisdodo next door!
UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts - Irvine - Presents:Dance Escape4/20/2017 - 4/22/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 4/20/2017)
Graduate students from CTSA's Department of Dance present a unique program of original choreography. This annual program is a student favorite and beams with energy and creativity.
American Contemporary Ballet - Los Angeles - Presents:American Contemporary Ballet: The Naked Souls of Kings and Queens4/27/2017 - 4/30/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 4/27/2017)
In the first of a seven-part Dance + Design series, American Contemporary Ballet re-creates the dances and dance crazes that fascinated generations and informed history.
City Ballet of San Diego - San Diego - Presents:Carmen and Vivaldi's Four Seasons5/12/2017 - 5/14/2017 (next performance: Friday, 5/12/2017)
City Ballet of San Diego will close this exciting season with two thrilling ballets by its extremely talented Resident Choreographers Elizabeth Wistrich and Geoff Gonzalez. Two large-cast ballets are sure to enchant and excite – a program not to be missed.
The Wallis - Beverly Hills - Presents:Matthew Bourne's Early Adventures5/18/2017 - 5/21/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 5/18/2017)
Matthew Bourne is hailed as the UK’s most popular and successful Choreographer/ Director. He is the creator of the world’s longest running ballet production, a five-time Olivier Award winner, and the only British director to have won the Tony Award for both Best Choreographer and Best Director of a Musical.
American Youth Symphonyt - Los Angeles - Presents:American Youth Symphony - Members PrioritySaturday, 5/20/2017
We end this season with a concert to thank our donors for all they do in support of AYS. In a concert unlike anything we have done before, a chamber ensemble of AYS musicians will play the full ballet version of Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring, in collaboration with a local modern ballet troupe. This performance also includes works by visionary French baroque composer Jean-Philippe Rameau.
GUSTAFSON DANCE - Santa Barbara - Presents:ThumbelinaSaturday, 6/3/2017
Gustafson Dance presents its annual school production, Thumbelina, featuring dancers ages 2 and up. Adapted from the Hans Christian Andersen fairytale, Thumbelina is the story of a woman who wishes for a daughter and is overjoyed when tiny little fairy girls are born from a flower after planting magic seeds—including one no bigger than her thumb.
Gustafson Dance - Santa Barbara - Presents:Thumbelina6/3/2017 - 6/4/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 6/3/2017)
Gustafson Dance presents its annual school production, Thumbelina, featuring dancers ages 2 and up.
American Contemporary Ballet - Los Angeles - Presents:American Contemporary Ballet: Tchaikovsky In Ballet6/15/2017 - 6/18/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 6/15/2017)
ACB's popular Music + Dance: LA series continues with Tchaikovsky in Ballet from the 19th to the 20th Century: The hidden choreography behind history’s most famous ballets.
American Contemporary Ballet - Los Angeles - Presents:American Contemporary Ballet Premieres New Original Ballet8/10/2017 - 8/13/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 8/10/2017)
After a season full of some of the most important works in ballet history, you’ll have a chance to finish with a ballet that has yet to be choreographed. This summer, ACB Artistic Director Lincoln Jones creates a new evening-length work, premiering at The Bloc on August 10th. Don't miss this don't-miss event!