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Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
135 N. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-972-7211
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The dinner at the outdoor Patina is good, but for a snack there is a good Taco stand nearby
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127 reviews
5 stars
attended Jul 13 2007

This was a first-rate performance in every respect except for some of the dissonant music. The troupe is superb and the story of Othello was told in a very dramatic way through dance. I am looking forward to seeing their performance of "The...continued

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15 stars
attended Jul 12 2007

I hadn't sat up in the balcony since my high school days, but 4th row front balcony wasn't bad. The Don Quixote pas de deux brought down the house (deservedly). Thanks! I'm going again tonight to see Othello!

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http://www.musiccenter.org/dance_0607_abt.html

Description

Dance at the Music Center proudly closes its fourth successful season with the return of one of the world’s most revered and innovative ballet companies, American Ballet Theatre (ABT), under the artistic direction of Kevin McKenzie.
p. ABT presents an opening night of repertory works by master choreographers including Balanchine, Petipa, and de Mille, showcasing the grace and power of its world-renowned dancers. A highlight of this engagement, ABT performs Lar Lubovitch’s full-length Othello.

Othello’s visually stunning set design combines massive set pieces with onstage projections to bring to life the unsettled and fragmented reality of Othello’s world. Elliot Goldenthal, famed composer of such films as Frida, Interview with a Vampire, Titus, and most recently at the Music Center, the LA Opera’s world premiere of Grendel, offers a score that is at times tumultuous and stormy and other times melodically serene.

Enrich your experience and join Elizabeth Kaye, distinguished speaker and author of the best-selling book American Ballet Theatre: a 25-year Retrospective for a 30-minute pre-performance discussion beginning one hour prior to each performance in the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Grand Hall.

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.