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Review: Four Quartets at UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance at Royce Hall

By |February 18th, 2020|

T.S. Eliot’s sequence of poems, Four Quartets, was brought to life through the creative collaboration that joined together the engaging choreography of Pam Tanowit, a dreamy score composed by Kaija Saariaho as performed live by The Knights, backed by large scale

Review: Lula Washington Dance Theatre at the Wallis

By |February 11th, 2020|

Written by Michael Baroff;    Celebrating its 40 year anniversary, the Los Angeles based and internationally respected Lula Washington Dance Theater presented a vibrant collection of new and classic socially conscious works at The Wallis Bram Goldsmith Theater stage. All photos

Review: CONTRA-TIEMPO: joyUS justUS at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

By |January 20th, 2020|

On the weekend of the 4th annual Global Women’s March, Los Angeles–based Contra-Tiempo brought the rally for social justice to the stage of the Wallis Center for the Performing Arts. All photos courtesy of the Wallis As stated by

Review: Circa: Humans at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

By |November 7th, 2019|

CIRCA CONTEMPORARY CIRCUS, under the direction of visionary Yaron Lifschitz, made its Southern California professional stage debut at the Wallis with its newest work, "Humans." The Australian troupe integrates acrobatic movement, dance, theatre and circus and has toured the world since

Review: Sankai Juku MEGURI at UCLA Center for the Art of Performance

By |October 11th, 2019|

In Meguri – Teeming Sea, Tranquil Land, the internationally renowned Butoh dance company Sankai Juku, founded by Ushio Amagatsu in 1975, enraptured the audience at UCLA's Royce Hall into experiencing a "different way of being." The word MEGURI refers to the

Review: Love Heals All Wounds at UCLA Center for the Art of Performance

By |May 30th, 2019|

Movement Art (MAI), co-founded by international street-dance stars Jon Boogz (popping style) and Lil Buck (Memphis jookin' style), brought together a fully realized creative exploration of the social issues of our times to the Royce Hall stage with Love Heals All

Review: Jacob Jonas The Company at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

By |May 17th, 2019|

Jacob Jonas The Company culminated its 2018/2019 Season Company-in-Residence at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts with a program that introduced two world premieres and reprised two repertory works that expressed a range of choreographic style from the sublimely

Review: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater “Lazarus”

By |April 12th, 2019|

"Lazarus," is exquisitely breathtaking! What an incredible night! The West Coast premiere of the company's first two-act ballet, "Lazarus," was so vibrant, beautiful and powerful, we were mesmerized from start to finish. Part of the 60th anniversary celebration tour, it was