Joffrey Ballet Program Combines Tharp, Balanchine, Beach Boys, Stravinsky
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The last date listed for The Joffrey Ballet was Friday March 23, 2007 / 7:30pm - Program B.
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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The Joffrey Ballet, one of the world's most beloved ballet companies, returns to Los Angeles with an exciting program that includes the works of legendary choreographers Twyla Tharp, George Balanchine and Leonide Massine, an exciting West Coast premiere by Donald Byrd, and favorites by Kurt Jooss and Laura Dean. Set to music that includes contemporary artists like The Beach Boys, Prince, and a variety of Motown talent as well as classics like Tchaikovsky and Chabrier, The Joffrey Ballet is sure to provide enjoyment for all ages.
Program A (March 22)
"Les Presages": choreography by Leonide Massine, music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
"The Green Table": choreography by Kurt Joss, music by Frederick Cohen
"Apollo": choreography by George Balanchine, music by Igor Stravinsky
Program B (March 23)
"Deuce Coupe": choreography by Twyla Tharp, music by The Beach Boys
"Motown Suite" (West Coast Premiere): choreography by Donald Byrd, music by various Motown artists
"Sometimes It Snows in April": choreography by Laura Dean, music by Prince Rogers Nelson
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