Coming Back Live …With Lessons Covid Taught

New contemporary ballets in Irvine, a flamenco duo downtown, all live!  Plus a virtual online premiere, dance inspired by veterans’ letters, Covid vaccines, the samba, a prior pandemic, plus more SoCal dance this week. The Feet Have It Dancers Cristina “La Tigresa” Lucio and Briseyda Zaráte bring the ferocity of live flamenco to the reopened Grand Performances. …

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National Choreographers Go California

For 15 years, late summer in SoCal meant a one-night only performance of new contemporary ballets with choreographers and dancers assembled under the experienced eye of Molly Lynch, artistic director of National Choreographers Initiative (NCI). That is, until last summer, when the pandemic shutdown throughout California cancelled performances including NCI 2020. Planning begins in February …

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Rebecca Lemme and Her Dancers Bring On Acts of Matter

This week’s SoCal dance events include BalletBoyz on tour, a Seattle folk troupe mashes with Los Angeles Ballet dancers in West L.A., Benita Bike’s DanceArt decodes dance in La Crescenta, L.A. Contemporary Dance Company closes a new dance fest, Rebecca Lemme gathers old friends, and Gene Kelly’s widow shares her remembrances. [alert type=alert-white ]Please consider making a …

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