American Ballet Theatre at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion: Mixed Repertoire + Le Corsaire
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The last date listed for American Ballet Theatre was Sunday July 14, 2013 / 2:00pm (Le Corsaire).
Currently at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion:
- Full Price:
- $65.00 - $75.00
- Our Price:
- $32.00 - $52.00
Now in its 60th year, the pioneering Paul Taylor Dance Company stages several of its acclaimed pieces at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Dubbed the "naughty boy" of dance by Martha Graham, Taylor's not only one of the greatest modern choreographers of the 20th century, he's also one of the 21st century's most daring innovators, still creating well into his 80s. His 16-member company embodies his continuing genius and nurtures new talent -- Tony winners Twyla Tharp and David Parsons are among its many distinguished alumni. Expect a wonderful show of kinetic movement, enthralling storytelling and surprising humor from one of the true legends of the form. Learn More
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Took my mother to the Saturday matinee performance and we both enjoyed it immensely. She is 97 and the performance was so entrancing (dancing, sets, costumes) that she stayed for the entire performance, which was over 2 1/2 hours.
Quotes & Highlights
- “One of the most beautiful sights in dance is American Ballet Theatre in full flight.” --<em>New York Post</em>
One of the world's great dance companies, American Ballet Theatre (ABT) has built a repertoire unmatched by any other company. Over its rich history, the company has danced all of the great full-length ballets of the 19th century. Long dedicated to maintaining these great traditions of the past while forging a vital and leading-edge future, ABT has commissioned works by all of the great choreographic geniuses of the 20th century.
PROGRAMMING FOR OPENING NIGHT, JULY 11:
APOLLO Choreography by GEORGE BALANCHINE*
Music by IGOR STRAVINSKY ("Apollon Musagéte") *
© The George Balanchine Trust
The performance of Apollo, a Balanchine® Ballet, is presented by arrangement with The George Balanchine Trust and has been produced in accordance with the Balanchine Style® and Balanchine Technique® Services standards established and provided by the Trust.
CHAMBER SYMPHONY Choreography by ALEXEI RATMANSKY
Music by DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH ("Chamber Symphony Op. 110a")
SYMPHONY IN C Choreography by GEORGE BALANCHINE*
Music by GEORGES BIZET *
© School of American Ballet, Inc.
The performance of Symphony in C, a Balanchine® Ballet, is presented by arrangement with The George Balanchine Trust and has been produced in accordance with the Balanchine Style® and Balanchine Technique® Services standards established and provided by the Trust.
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