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Alex Theatre
between Wilson and California 216 N. Brand Blvd. Glendale, CA 91203
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Lester Horton Award winning Executive Producer Jamie Nichols presents Celebrate Dance 2006, an exceptional evening featuring seven companies from greater Los Angeles and San Francisco, celebrating diversity in dance with artistic integrity in premiere works representing jazz, ballet, modern & contemporary idioms.

The Lester Horton Award winning company, choreographer and nominee lineup includes: Backhausdance, Djanbazian Dance Company, Jazz Antiqua Dance & Music Ensemble, San Pedro City Ballet and multiple Lester Horton Dance Award winning dancer & choreographer John Pennington, formerly of the Lewitzky Dance Company, adds his company, Pennington Dance Group to the list of extraordinary LA dance companies. Los Angeles debuts include two contemporary ballet companies from San Francisco: critically acclaimed Liss Fain Dance with the compelling The Line Between Night & Day performed to music by Messiaen and Viktor Kabaniaev and Dancers offer White Light to the music of Arvo Part. Kabaniaev originally from St. Petersburg, Russia, was awarded the Grand Prize for Choreography at The Dance Under The Stars Choreography Festival ‘05 in Palm Desert and the Laureate Prize from the International Serge Diahgilev Competition for Choreographers in Poland ’04.

Celebrate Dance 2006 is for dance enthusiasts & newcomers to the concert dance scene, with an opportunity to experience live cutting edge dance in a world class venue.

<em>The Book of Mormon</em> Lionel Richie & Mariah Carey Straight No Chaser/Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox Santa Anita Park's Winner's Circle BBQ Championship Standup Comedian Lisa Lampanelli <em>Sister Act</em>