Dance in L.A. this week: Los Angeles Ballet salutes Balanchine and more

Los Angeles Ballet salutes choreographer George Balanchine in performances at the Broad Stage this week.
(Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)

Here is a list of dance performances in L.A. for Feb. 23-March 1:

Fruits borne out of rust Japanese visual artist Tabaimo and choreographer Maki Morishita join forces for this multimedia dance work exploring the hidden world all around us. REDCAT, 631 W. 2nd St., L.A. Sun., 3 p.m. $18, $22. (213) 237-2800.

I fall, I flow, I melt L.A. Dance Project presents an updated version of company founder Benjamin Millepied’s full-length work inspired by the music of Bach. L.A. Dance Project, 2245 E. Washington Blvd., downtown L.A. Sun., noon and 5 p.m.; Wed.-Sat., 8 p.m. $20, $45.


Balanchine Black & White Los Angeles Ballet stages the choreographer’s works “Concerto Barocco,” set to the music of Bach, and “Agon” and “Apollo” set to the works of Stravinsy. The Broad Stage, 1310 11th St., Santa Monica. Wed.-Thu., 7:30 p.m.; Fri., 6 p.m. (followed by LAB’s annual gala at 8:30 p.m.) $62-$114.

Explore Dance Benita Bike’s DanceArt performs. Los Angeles Mission College AMP Theater, 13356 Eldridge Ave., Sylmar. Thu., 7 p.m. Free. (818) 470-5734.

Dance Masters at Chapman Choreographer Igal Perry, pianist Daniel Gortler, et al., join forces for this intimate show. Chapman University, Waltmar Theatre, 1 University Drive, Orange. Fri., 7:30 p.m. $10, $15. (714) 997-6624.

Immigrant Stories — An American Journey Told Through Dance Danza Floricanto/USA salutes people who make a difference in the community. Rosenthal Theatre, Inner City Arts, 720 Kohler St., downtown L.A. Sat., 8 p.m.; next Sun., 5 p.m. $10-$25. (323) 261-0385.

Romeo + Juliet Ballet BC updates the classic tale of Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers, with new choreography by Medhi Walerski. Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. Sat., 8 p.m.; next Sun., 3 p.m. $39 and up. (818) 677-3000.