Body Traffic, the 4-year-old Los Angeles contemporary dance troupe, has been honored with a $25,000 commissioning grant for a new work by choreographer, Barak Marshall. The work will have its premiere at the company's performances at New York City's Joyce Thea
Jordana Spiro plays a young, promising doctor who must divide her time between her patients at the hospital and mobsters who need a bullet pulled out in "The Mob Doctor," the new drama series debuting this fall on Fox.
The imposing task of succeeding founder/artistic director Edward Villella at Miami City Ballet will go to Lourdes Lopez, the company announced Tuesday. Lopez, a former New York City Ballet principal dancer who was with that company from 1974 to 1996, is curren
Benjamin Millepied -- boyfriend of actress Natalie Portman -- revealed more information about the first season of L.A. Dance Project, his new company that will kick off its first season in September at the Music Center. Millepied divulged that the organization
Christopher Wheeldon’s acclaimed version of “Alice in Wonderland,” danced by the National Ballet of Canada, plus an array of repertory programs by Alvin Ailey, the Joffrey Ballet and American Ballet Theatre are among the the highlights of the the 2012-2013 Mus
L.A. Dance Project, founded and directed by Benjamin Millepied, is being launched with a commission, expected to last two years, from Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at the Music Center. Millepied, 34, is a highly sought-after choreographer and is engaged to act
SERIES Community: In the opener of a two-part season finale, the students of Greendale celebrate the end of the school year with another paintball game. This time it's supposed to be a fun. “Lost's” Josh Holloway guest stars (8 p.m ... .
In Chicago they build things right -- and that goes for dance companies. In January, Joffrey Ballet of Chicago displayed its artistic vitality in Los Angeles with its splendid staging of Frederick Ashton's postwar masterpiece " Cinderella" at the...
TREY MCINTYRE'S initial experience with ballet did not augur well for a career in dance. "I would skip class a lot. My mom would drop me off, and I would go get a Slurpee next door." Ballet class, to this 11-year-old in Wichita, Kan., "felt...
It???s been 12 years since Los Angeles audiences had the chance to see the work of the celebrated American expat choreographer Meg Stuart (when Mikhail Baryshnikov???s White Oak Dance Project performed her dance ???Remote??? at the Wiltern Theatre). Now 44, ...
Say it ainât so! At a certain point in the Southern California premiere of âJoni Mitchellâs The Fiddle and the Drum,â Jean Grand-MaÃ®treâs 2007 choreography for his Alberta Ballet troupe began to resemble the stultifying sameness of ice dancingâs â
KLM Royal Dutch Airlineâs OâHare-Schiphol direct flight has been a burning tube of dance talent in recent years. In a cultural exchange melding Dutch pragmatism with the steadfast made-in-Chicago version, two of the worldâs top dance companies recently s