Theater and Dance

Dance Drama ‘Aviva’ Premieres Online

June 11, 2020 | By | Category: Film, Theater and Dance

In these unusual times for live performance and theatrical releases, we need to be ready for anything. Opening virtually on Friday and in selected at-home movie houses across the country next week, the gender-fluid “Aviva” premieres this Friday, June 12, via the Laemmle (LA) and Frida (Santa Ana) theaters and Lumiere (Beverly Hills) on Saturday, June […]

Review: Dance Camera West Virtual Film Festival

May 25, 2020 | By | Category: Theater and Dance

We’ve all been forced to adjust to a new normal as we address the current health crisis. Some things work smoothly, some do not. Some we like, others we just have to deal with. Work only online (save the fabulous essential workers) or not at all (fingers crossed). Friends, family, meetings only via cyberspace. Yeow! […]

Dance Camera West at Home

May 14, 2020 | By | Category: Film, Theater and Dance

Not to be undone by these unusual times, locally based and internationally renowned Dance Camera West brings a Virtual Film Festival to stay-at-home audiences via Streaming from Thursday, May 14, through Monday, June 1, films that had screened at REDCAT and at other locations this past January have been temporarily donated by the filmmakers to […]

L.A. Theatre Works’ free programming

May 5, 2020 | By | Category: Entertainment and Events, Theater and Dance

The world’s leading producer of audio theater, L.A. Theatre Works offers audiences around the globe free access to state-of-the-art recordings of both contemporary and classic plays, each performed by leading actors of stage and screen. LATW productions are aired weekly by radio stations across the nation and internationally. Every Saturday, audiences can stream that week’s broadcast online […]

Geffen Playhouse presents unique twist on magic with Helder Guimarães’ ‘The Present’

May 4, 2020 | By | Category: Entertainment and Events, Theater and Dance

Geffen Playhouse today announced a four-week extension for The Present, its world premiere live, virtual and interactive theatrical experience written and performed by master illusionist, storyteller and Geffen alum Helder Guimarães. Directed by Academy Award nominee Frank Marshall (Jurassic World, Indiana Jones, Goonies, Back to the Future), the initial four-week run sold out in less than one hour. […]

Review: A Noise Within presents ‘Alice in Wonderland’

March 11, 2020 | By | Category: Theater and Dance

There are so many things to love about A Noise Within’s “Alice in Wonderland.” It’s the perfect escape. Croquet with upside-down flamingos, “birds” clowning around in a dry history class, Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum. California’s classic repertory theater company uses Eva Le Gallienne and Florida Friebus’ play which was adapted from Lewis Carroll’s “Alice […]

Multimedia dance at REDCAT with Tabaimo and Morishita

February 18, 2020 | By | Category: Theater and Dance

Without skipping a beat in its showcasing multimedia productions mixed with dance, REDCAT hosts the U.S. premiere of “Fruits borne out of rust” this Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 20-22, at 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 23, at 3 p.m.  Collaboratively created and performed by internationally known Japanese visual artist Tabaimo and award-winning choreographer/dancer Maki Morishita, […]

Dance.Music/Poetry/Art Collaboration at Royce Hall

February 13, 2020 | By | Category: Theater and Dance

UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance brings the highly acclaimed collaboration of dance, music, text (poetry) and visual design to its Royce Hall stage for only two performances this Saturday, Feb. 15, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Feb.16, at 3 p.m. Alpert Award-winning choreographer Pam Tanowitz, set designer Clifton Taylor (working with paintings by […]

Free Tickets to ‘I Decided I’m Fine: A Roach Play’

February 10, 2020 | By | Category: Theater and Dance

The Attic Collective brings its unique blend of whimsy, clowning and magical realism to Los Angeles audiences this February with its production of “I Decided I’m Fine: A Roach Play,” directed by Rosie Glen-Lambert. Written by The Attic Collective’s literary manager Veronica Tjioe and the company’s artistic director, Glen-Lambert, the play addresses hoarding, an American phenomenon, which is often stigmatized […]

Dance at the Odyssey for the Next Five Weeks

January 8, 2020 | By | Category: Theater and Dance

For the fourth year running, West LA’s Odyssey Theatre Ensemble hosts its Dance at the Odyssey festival of contemporary dance starting this Friday, Jan. 10. Continuing through Sunday, Feb. 9, the series brings a different artist or company to its stage for each of the five weeks. The participating dance movers and makers range from […]