Venue Details

298 Star Starred
Royce Hall at UCLA
340 Royce Drive Los Angeles, CA 90095
310-825-2101
Venue website Get directions
Gordon B.
Captive parking. $12.00. Considering most L.A. parking fees are pretty reasonable, even the Chandler Pavilion UCLA has a lot of nerve charging for that charge for parking off-hours in what is largely an empty lot.
Tune-In Festival L.A.: eighth blackbird travel Mar 31 2014 star this tip starred
Gordon B.
I wore Jeans and a Jacket. It was one of those audiences where it would be difficult to underdress..
Tune-In Festival L.A.: eighth blackbird dress Mar 31 2014 star this tip starred
View All 243 Tips

Reviews & Ratings

10 ratings
4.2 average rating
  • 0
    5
  • 0
    4
  • 0
    3
  • 0
    2
  • 0
    1
216 events
102 reviews
45 stars
attended Nov 07 2009

Excellet piece of dance, theater and politics. Great company. Wonderful stagcraft!

star this review starred report as inappropriate
114 events
71 reviews
9 stars
attended Nov 07 2009

Pretentious, endless, dull -- unbelievably didatic and pedantic

star this review starred report as inappropriate
TJ
64 events
29 reviews
27 stars
attended Nov 07 2009

I guess I wanted more dance and less talk, especially when I couldn't understand a lot of what was being said because of the various accents the characters had.

star this review starred report as inappropriate
View All 9 Reviews
More Information

Website

http://www.uclalive.org/Event.asp?Event_ID=654

Description

West Coast Premiere

The radical DV8 never shies away from the taboo. In its daring To Be Straight With You, artistic director Lloyd Newson leads a multi-ethnic cast in a poetic but unflinching exploration of tolerance, intolerance, religion and sexuality. Drawing on 85 interviews—with the pious and apostate, straight and gay, activist and mere passer-by—Newson merges dance with spoken word, recorded sound, video and animation. The result is a controversial piece that demands to know how modern society will reconcile faith and human rights.

DV8 Physical Theatre was formed in 1986 and has been led since its inception by Lloyd Newson. The company has produced 16 highly acclaimed dance pieces, which have toured internationally, and four award-winning films for television.