Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou in dance: How Complexions Contemporary Ballet will put poetry in motion

Maya Angelou in dance: How Complexions Contemporary Ballet will put poetry in motion

Complexions Contemporary Ballet is known for taking on timely social issues via music and movement, and the New York company's upcoming three nights in Los Angeles are no exception, particularly a piece inspired by Maya Angelou.

The Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at the Music Center series is set to host Complexions on its return to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion from Friday through Sunday. The company, which has been called "America's original multicultural dance company," will present the West Coast premiere of "Imprint/Maya," celebrating Angelou during National Poetry Month.

"It's our third time at the Music...

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