Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at the Music Center: Ballet Nacional de Cuba & American Ballet Theatre
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The last date listed for Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at the Music Center: Two-Show Package was Saturday June 25, 2011 / 2:00pm (and July 16 @ 2:00pm).
Currently at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion:
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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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- Read articles on Ballet Nacional de Cuba from <a target="_blank" href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/stage/2010/mar/16/dance-ballet-nacional-de-cuba"><em>The Guardian</em></a> and <a target="_blank" href="http://www.musiccenter.org/events/dance_1011_nacionaldecuba_dancemagazine.pdf"><em>Dance</em></a> magazine.
- Read articles on <em>The Bright </em><em>Stream</em> from <a target="_blank" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/24/arts/dance/24stream.html?_r=2&ref=arts"><em>The New York Times</em></a> and <a target="_blank" href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/01/23/AR2011012303863.html"><em>The Washington Post</em></a>
Combining classical romanticism with a Latin boldness, Ballet Nacional de Cuba is one of the most prestigious ballet companies performing today. The company will present the classic Don Quixote featuring the fearless strength of its dancers and Alicia Alonso's inventive choreography accompanied by the LA Opera Orchestra. Rarely touring in the U.S., this Music Center debut is an event that can't be missed.
A mainstay in the Music Center's dance series, American Ballet Theatre returns with the company's West Coast premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's The Bright Stream, set to a witty score by Dmitri Shostakovich. Winner of the Critics' Circle National Dance Award, the brilliant choreography of this delightful ballet is full of fun, misplaced flirtations, and a slew of disguises. Paired with ABT's technical precision and undeniable grace, The Bright Stream will leave audiences joyful and invigorated.
Your two-show package of tickets includes two performances on two separate dates. The package dates are as follows:
Thursday evening, June 23 at 7:30pm: Ballet Nacional de Cuba
Thursday evening, July 14 at 7:30pm: American Ballet Theatre
Friday evening, June 24 at 7:30pm: Ballet Nacional de Cuba
Friday evening, July 15 at 7:30pm: American Ballet Theatre
Saturday matinee, June 25 at 2:00pm: Ballet Nacional de Cuba
ABT: Saturday matinee, July 16 at 2:00pm: American Ballet Theatre
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