The week ahead in L.A. dance, Feb. 25-March 4: ‘Swan Lake’ and more


Forever Flamenco Guitarist José Tanaka and company perform, with featured dancers Manuel Gutierrez, Mizuho Sato and Daniela Zermeño. The Fountain Theatre, 5060 Fountain Ave., L.A. Sun., 8 p.m. $30-$50. (323) 663-1525.

Stepping Out Dublin Irish Dance celebrates Celtic culture. Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. Sun., 3 p.m. $33 and up. (818) 677-3000.

6th Annual Los Angeles Dance Festival This year’s festival celebrates Women’s History Month with local female-led companies performing works by female choreographers. Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz, 10361 W. Pico Blvd., L.A. Thu.-Sat., 8 p.m. $15-$25. (310) 286-0553.


¡Ay! Eva Yerbabuena The international flamenco star performs solo dance pieces, with live accompaniment. Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine. Sat., 8 p.m.; next Sun., 4 p.m. $50-$100. (949) 854-4646.

Benita Bike’s DanceArt The L.A.-based modern dance company performs. La Crescenta Library, 2809 Foothill Blvd., La Crescenta. Sat., 2 p.m. Free. (818) 248-5313.

Jose Costas — Contempo Ballet The O.C.-based company mixes ballet with other genres. Marsee Auditorium, El Camino College, 16007 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance. Sat., 8 p.m. $22; discounts available. (800) 832-2787.

Swan Lake Los Angeles Ballet closes their 12th season with a remount of their popular staging of the Tchaikovsky classic. The Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale. Sat., 7:30 p.m. (also in Redondo Beach, March 10; and Westwood, March 16-17). $31-$99; discounts available. (310) 998-7782.