Ballet: Los Angeles Ballet in a Triple Bill at Royce Hall

By Jane Rosenberg Los Angeles.  If Fred Astaire embodied the essence of dance to George Balanchine, then surely to Jiři Kylián, as evidenced in his hilarious yet knowing ballet, Sechs Tänze, it’s Charlie Chaplin, and his comic physical grace that springs to mind. Los Angeles Ballet wisely chose Kylián’s creation to conclude its triple bill,… Read More Ballet: Los Angeles Ballet in a Triple Bill at Royce Hall

Live Music: The American Contemporary Ballet in a Da Camera Society Concert

By Jane Rosenberg George Balanchine’s spirit hovered over a concrete warehouse on Friday evening, when the Da Camera Society in partnership with American Contemporary Ballet offered a pleasing mix of chamber music and dance. Performing at the audience’s eye level on a padded masonite floor, the musicians and dancers occupied a loft-like space constructed of cinderblock… Read More Live Music: The American Contemporary Ballet in a Da Camera Society Concert