16th Annual Lester Horton Awards - Honoring Dance in L.A.
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Experience the life of a Hollywood icon as the historic Alex Theatre hosts Loretta Young's 100th birthday gala. A paragon of grace and beauty, the Oscar- and Emmy-winning actress stole Clark Gable's heart and advanced women's status in entertainment by becoming the longest-running female host of a prime-time television show with The Loretta Young Show. Leading lady of such films as The Farmer's Daughter, The Bishop's Wife and The Stranger, Young shared the screen with such greats as Cary Grant, Orson Welles and Joseph Cotton. Young's son and daughter will be on hand, along with celebrity friends, to take the audience on a journey through the star's life. Movie clips, conversations, testimonies, dramatizations and an exclusive exhibit of Young's famous dresses and cherished possessions will bring this Hollywood legend to life. Learn More
The Dance Resource Center of Los Angeles presents the 16th Annual Lester Horton Dance Awards under the direction of Executive Producer Jamie Nichols and Production Manager Eileen Cooley. The awards are named after Lester Horton who built his international reputation as a choreographer/teacher in Los Angeles to many of the greats and directed one of the first integrated dance companies in the US.
The evening will include live performances, film, tributes and the theme Milestones – Los Angeles Dance will honor excellence in Los Angles concert dance with the coveted Lester Horton Dance Awards for the twelve categories voted on by the Membership of the DRC for the year 2006 and pay tribute to the special Awardees for:
- Lifetime Achievement – Andrei Tremaine (Former dancer with Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, International teacher & choreographer)
- Gary Bates Service To The Field - Allegra Fuller Snyder (Teacher, dance advocate, dance historian, choreographer, mentor, dancer & film maker)
- Excellence in Teaching - Alfred Desio (25 years teaching tap at the prestigious Colburn School in downtown LA, Creator of The Colburn Kids Tap Ensemble, creator of ZAPPED TAPS)
- Furthering The Visibility Of Dance - Ann Haskins (Dance advocate, journalist & dance writer for The LA WEEKLY)
A time for dancers, dance companies, choreographers, musicians, lighting designers and costume designers in Los Angeles to applaud each other for the work presented in 2006. It is the dance party of the year! A not to be missed event by professionals and dance enthusiasts as well!
About the Ticket Supplier: The Dance Resource Center Of Los Angeles
The Dance Resource Center of Greater Los Angeles is a service organization for dance. Their mission is to support community-based professional dance activity by providing its members access to information, resources, and services; and to promote the visibility of Greater Los Angeles dance on local, state, and national levels.