PANDEMONIUM, a New Show from the Creators of STOMP
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The talented young dancers of Marat Daukayev Ballet Theatre perform two of ballet's most lyrical works: Sleeping Beauty and Paquita. With a sumptuous score by Tchaikovsky, a fairy tale plot of the triumph of good over evil and classical courtly style, Sleeping Beauty is the ideal production for Marat Daukayev Ballet Theatre's accomplished student dancers. Paquita is Petipa's virtuosic 1881 ballet about a young girl who saves the life of a young French officer, who himself is the target of a Spanish governor who plots to have him killed. A much-loved ballet that showcases the talents of its soloists, Paquita's choreography includes the famous Grand Pas Classique, the Pas de Trois and the Children's Mazurka. Learn More
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STOMP is about making music with "found" objects. A high-energy, street vibe with a lot of dance and percussion. PANDEMONIUM, while an obvious cousin, is quite different. Instead, it's like you challenged a bunch of inventive musicians to make a symphony orchestra only using stuff they bought at a hardware store, resulting in both conventional and unconventional instruments made from unconventional materials (e.g. the horn section is NOT brass).
There was a bit of clowning around and some dance, but this didn't have the same high-energy choreography that made STOMP so exciting. It felt like watching a normal orchestra -- with a twist. Nonetheless, PANDEMONIUM was fascinating to watch and listen to.
It's on the UCLA campus, so really the only parking option is the $10 lot off of Royce Drive. Leave by way of a bridge at the SE corner, take the marked path to a north entrance to Royce Hall, and follow a white corridor all the way through Royce Hall and out the other side. You'll find the Will Call tables at the base of the steps to Dickson Terrace (set up facing south, with their backs to you). The seating was okay: in row K off to the left.
Give yourself plenty of time to deal with traffic, parking, and navigating the campus. Lots of people were late, with some not even arriving until intermission.
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Direct from sold out shows in London, Sydney and Amsterdam the critics have called it “exhilarating,” “sheer poetry” and “utterly amazing."
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After the global success of their unique take on rhythm and physical theatre, Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas have taken the STOMP concept to a new level: where STOMP creates rhythm with everyday objects, PANDEMONIUM transforms everyday objects into a plethora of invented instruments. Performed by the LFO (LOST AND FOUND ORCHESTRA), PANDEMONIUM recreates every section of a symphony orchestra, using musical saws, bottles, whirly toys and traffic cones. Out of chaos is found an orchestra…