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GhostsApollo and Bloom, three ethereal works, were performed exclusively at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica. Ghosts, by master contemporary choreographer Christopher Wheeldon presents a realm where ghosts manifest in a dark watery playground. Apollo, one of George Balanchine’s most iconic and best-loved works, depicts the young Greek god of music being visited and instructed by three Muses. Bloom, by Belgian-Colombian choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, is inspired by the ritual Puja, a worship ritual from Hinduism in which flower offerings are laid out at the door-step 3 times each day. Gala 2022 immediately followed a special performance of Bloom & Ghosts on Saturday, April 23rd. 

Apollo Choreographed by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust

Ghosts Wheeldon/Winger

Apollo Balanchine/Stravinsky

Bloom Lopez Ochoa/Glass

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APRIL 21, 22 & 23, 2022




Bloom/Lopez Ochoa

Bloom Choreographers

Bloom Choreographers

Christopher Wheeldon, George Balanchine & Annabelle Lopez Ochoa. LAB is known for its superb stagings of the Balanchine repertory, and its commitment to new works. Read about the remarkable choreographers of Bloom.

Gala 2022

Gala 2022

Immediately following the April 23rd performance of Bloom at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica, Gala 2022 will be a celebration of LAB’s return to the stage! Proceeds support LAB’s mission to provide world-class performances and offer diverse arts education outreach programs throughout Southern California. Contact Rachel Malkenhorst, Director of Development for more information.

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Los Angeles County Arts & Culture
County of Los Angeles
Los Angeles Ballet Guild
Mitch O’Farrel KCET
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