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Shuttered, But Not Forgotten

With performance venues and dance studios closed, here are this week’s SoCal dance events that won’t happen due to the Coronavirus. Why list dance events that have been cancelled or postponed? As a reminder of the investment of work, time, money, and heart that dancers and choreographers put in and who now are without work or pay. While many events hope to reschedule, some are shifting to on-line performances (latest info below, but please check the websites as these transitions are occurring daily). For now there are links for information and connection.

Cancelled or postponed or on line:

Carmela Hermann Dietrich State Human Resources, downtown; Fri.-Sat., April 3-4, venue closed until May 1. https://humanresourcesla.com/events/.

Cirque du Soleil's "Volta." Photo courtesy of the artists.

Cirque du Soleil’s “Volta.” Photo courtesy of the artists.

Cirque du Soleil‘s Volta, at Orange County Fair & Event Center,  Costa Mesa; Wed., March 18 to Sun., April 19. https://cirk.me/VOLTA. Cancelled.

Clairobscur Dance. Photo by Denise Leitner.

Clairobscur Dance. Photo by Denise Leitner.

Clairobscur Dance with Spellbound Contemporary Ballet at Mimoda Studio Theater, Pico Robertson; Fri., April 3. https://www.clairobscurdance.org/events. Postponed.

Kevin Williamson + Company. Photo courtesy of the artists.

Kevin Williamson + Company. Photo courtesy of the artists.

Kevin Williamson+Company at Stomping Ground, El Sereno; Thurs.-Sun., April 2-4. https://safeandsounddance.com/. Postponed.

LA Dance Festival's BrockusRED. Photo by Denise Leitner.

LA Dance Festival’s BrockusRED. Photo by Denise Leitner.

LA Dance Festival at Cal State Los Angeles, Luckman Fine Arts Center, East L.A.; Fri.-Sun., April 3-5. Venue closed. https://ladancefest.org/. Postponed. Other festival events scheduled for later in April also are likely to be rescheduled.

Inland Pacific Ballet's "Little Mermaid." Photo by E.Y. Yanagi.

Inland Pacific Ballet’s “Little Mermaid.” Photo by E.Y. Yanagi.

Inland Pacific Ballet’s Little Mermaid at Lewis Family Playhouse, Rancho Cucamonga; Sat.-Sun., April 4-5. http://www.ipballet.org/index.php. Cancelled.

Nancy Evans Dance Theatre. Photo by Shana Skelton.

Nancy Evans Dance Theatre. Photo by Shana Skelton.

Nancy Evans Dance Theatre in Words of Women at ARC, Pasadena; Sun., April 5. http://www.nancyevansdancetheatre.com/store/figures20. Postponed.

Nickerson-Rossi Dance. Photo courtesy of the artists.

Nickerson-Rossi Dance. Photo courtesy of the artists.

Nickerson-Rossi Dance at Annenberg Theater, Palm Springs; Sun., April 5. https://www.psmuseum.org/events/dance-gala-1?date=2020-04-05. Postponed.

OC Dance Festival's Akomi Dance. Photo courtesy of the artists.

OC Dance Festival’s Akomi Dance. Photo courtesy of the artists.

OC Dance Festival, Rose Center Theater, Westminster; Wed.-Sat., April 1-4, Live performance being postponed. OCDF is hosting a virtual concert intermittently over next weeks. Info at https://www.akomidance.com/oc-dance-festival.html.

Shen Yun. Photo courtesy of the artists.

Shen Yun. Photo courtesy of the artists.

Shen Yun at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa; April 3-12 and all other SoCal venues in April and May have been postponed. https://www.shenyun.com/.

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