Los Angeles Ballet Co-Artistic Directors Thordal Christensen and Colleen
Neary announced that its company will mount a full-length production of
THE NUTCRACKER in December. It will be followed over the months to come
with productions of Don Quixote and Romeo and Juliet.
The companys recitals are performed at UCLAs Royce Hall, Glendales
Alex Theatre, Valley Performing Arts Center in Northridge, Redondo Beach
Performing Arts Center, and the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.
The LABs popular The Nutcracker is set in 1913 Los Angeles and has
music by Tchaikovsky. Dec. 5-18, 2015, with evening and matinee performances
aimed at family audiences.
Founded in 2004 by Artistic Directors Thordal Christensen and Colleen
Neary, and Executive Director Julie Whittaker, Los Angeles Ballet is known
for its superb stagings of the Balanchine repertory, stylistically meticulous
classical ballets, and its commitment to new works. LAB has become recognized
as a world-class ballet company in nine seasons, presenting 28 productions
encompassing 50 works, including 15 commissioned world premieres. Los
Angeles Ballet tours throughout LA County, regularly appearing
at four venues. Since its inception in 2006, LABs Power of Performance
(POP!) program has provided thousands of free tickets to underserved or
disadvantaged children, seniors, veterans, and their families. LAB's A
Chance to Dance Community Days outreach program was launched in October
Tickets: $31.00 - $99.00, students, children, seniors, and military 20%
Box Office Phone: 310-998-7782; Website http://www.losangelesballet.org