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4615 Star Starred
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
135 N. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-972-0711
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take the red line to the civic center station, exit toward the dorothy chandler/disney hall. it's a quick walk and saves you from dealing with the hassle of driving to downtown LA and parking!!
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The weather was Warm evening. I wore Dress pants and dressy top.
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4.6 average rating
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Alan Trevor Red Velvet
294 events
184 reviews
38 stars
attended Jul 13 2013

Fabulous production and dancing

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54 events
41 reviews
21 stars
attended Jul 13 2013

Great dancing, silly story.--but you don't go for the story. Excellent founders circle seats. ABT shoudld be here much more often.

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Culver Roz Red Velvet
99 events
35 reviews
87 stars
attended Jul 13 2013

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.

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Website

http://www.musiccenter.org/about/our-programs/glorya-kaufman-dance/...

Quotes & Highlights

“One of the most beautiful sights in dance is American Ballet Theatre in full flight.” —New York Post

Description

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.

About the Ticket Supplier: Music Center

A leader at the cultural heart of Los Angeles County, The Music Center brings to life one of the world’s premier arts destinations by creating opportunities for arts participation, enabling compelling programming and providing firstclass venues and services.

The Music Center is one of the largest and most highly regarded performing arts centers in the country, creating a cultural hub that is central to L.A.’s status as “the creative capital” of the world. Celebrated for its illustrious dance programming Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center and home to four world-class resident companies- LA Phil, Center Theatre Group, LA Opera and Los Angeles Master Chorale – The Music Center is the place to experience the most innovative and critically-acclaimed performing arts in the nation. In its effort to extend the reach and accessibility of the performing arts, the Music Center is a national model for experiences in which people participate directly through its Active Arts® at The Music Center.

As well, The Music Center presents special productions, events and festivals for children and families, including World City at The Music Center. Each year, over one-million audience members delight in the excitement of live performances on The Music Center’s stages and enjoy free community arts events all year long across its outdoor campus.

The Music Center is also on the forefront of arts education in Los Angeles, providing arts resources to students and teachers in schools and community centers throughout the region. Approximately 500 full-time, seasonal and part-time staff members are employees of The Center and contribute to its operation and success.

The Music Center was developed as an unprecedented public private partnership with Los Angeles County. Through the support of the Board of Supervisors, the County of Los Angeles plays an invaluable role in the successful operation of The Music Center. This relationship has cemented the importance of the arts to the cultural fabric of Los Angeles.