Theater and Dance

CAP UCLA Offers Free Fall Season and New Subscriptions

September 5, 2020 | By | Category: Books and Lectures, Classical Music and Opera, Entertainment and Events, Theater and Dance

UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA), a leading West Coast presenter dedicated to the advancement of contemporary performing arts in all disciplines, is now offering subscriptions, in addition to membership, to access online programming this season. The monthly subscription will include a four-month free trial with charges beginning Jan. 2, 2021, and […]



The Ford Launches Online Virtual Season

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

The Ford announced the launch of a new season of digital programs. The online programs will be posted on a variety of platforms, including Facebook Premiere, YouTube, Instagram and Zoom, as well as on the venue’s newly designed website (www.theford.com). All events will be free. Ford Digital Festivals Ford Digital Festivals are curator-led virtual programs […]



Echo Theater Company presents a free online reading of Kira Obolensky’s ‘breakfast lunch dinner’

July 30, 2020 | By | Category: Theater and Dance

The Echo Theater Company presents an online reading of breakfast lunch dinner — a three-course play with recipes by Kira Obolensky. Ingredients: a middle-class Midwestern family, a modest urban kitchen, a larger-than-life mother who visits, a striving woman, a somewhat supportive man, and a daughter named Hurricane. Mix with the world outside, the never-ending attempt to nourish and […]



NYC’s Dance on Camera Festival opens virtually

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

The 48th annual Dance on Camera Festival is coming to Los Angeles … virtually. A New York tradition, matched sublimely by LA’s own Dance Camera West Festival, is sending its choices of the best in dances made for the usually big, but this year, small screen. Starting this Friday, July 17, and running through Monday, […]



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 OVID.tv. 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 […]