Author: Ann Haskins

The Nuts Are Back!

From professional companies to local dance studios, the Nutcracker ballet fills stages across SoCal starting this week through December, and in numbers that mark an almost complete comeback from 2020, the year without Nutcrackers when Covid closed theaters, dance studios, and so much else. The last two years…

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Seasonings

Autumnal endeavors in Venice, Japanese gods and demons cavort in Little Tokyo, innovative dance in Temecula, Frida and Diego emerge downtown, classical South Asian dance goes solo in Irvine, a lunch time salon in El Sereno, serial dance on a classic novel in Montecito Heights, more SoCal dance this week, and a peek at next week.

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A Match Made in Pasadena

Incendiary considerations in Santa Monica, choreography competition in Palm Desert, a trio gathers in Pasadena, South Asian dance in Santa Monica, eclectic dance in Glendale, French dancemakers downtown, cinematic tribute to an LA legend in West LA, more SoCal dance this week, and a peek at next week.

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Multiplicities

Time travel in Pasadena, the dead dance in East LA, French choreographers downtown, contemporary Korean dance in the Arts District, immersive dance in Little Tokyo, ballet versus tap in Costa Mesa, LA dance icon on film in West LA, more SoCal dance on another busy week, plus a peek at next week.

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