Venue Details

150 Star Starred
Irvine Barclay Theatre
4242 Campus Drive Irvine, CA 92612
949-854-4607
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Reviews & Ratings

11 ratings
3.1 average rating
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2 reviews
6 stars
attended May 09 2008

The music (or sounds) were very stressful and not pleasing to the ears at all. After one hour of that, it was time for my mom and I to go (along with a few others I... continued

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3 reviews
55 stars
attended May 09 2008

Dancing was great however it was the same steps for all the dances. The music was the same for all the dances.
The outfits were basically the same for all the... continued

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127 reviews
5 stars
attended May 09 2008

It was an interesting performance with a lot of variety. Some of it seemed to be trying to tell a story that was going over the heads of the audience.

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Quotes & Highlights

“The formal clarity and controlled elegance of ballet [and] the raw, athletic exuberance of street dance.”* —*_Boston Globe_

Description

Known on the streets of Los Angeles as Rubberband, Victor Quijada became a dancer in Twyla Tharp’s company, and then with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal where he was embraced by the Quebecois community of artists. His relatively new company is just now coming into its own on the international stage, uniting world-class dancers from ballet, contemporary and breakdance backgrounds to explore dance through an innovative mix of hip-hop dynamics and contemporary classicism. Rubberbandance’s captivating perspective on the freedom of urban dance, music and movement includes a crowd-pleasing duet set to a recording by Luciano Pavarotti and Joan Sutherland. Imagine if you can: hip-hop á La Traviata.