LAB's NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Melissa Barak Barak is a former leading dancer with Los Angeles Ballet where she performed for five seasons commencing in 2006 and choreographed Lost In Transition in 2008. Her career also includes New York City Ballet (NYCB), where she performed in numerous works by George Balanchine, as well as originating roles in new ballets by Christopher Wheeldon, Elliot Feld and Robert Garland, among others.
LOS ANGELES BALLET
Los Angeles Ballet is delighted to offer a season of breathtaking contemporary masterworks, Los Angeles and LAB Premieres, a World Premiere from Melissa Barak - LAB’s new Artistic Director, and LA’s holiday tradition, The Nutcracker. Subscriptions On Sale Now.
Memoryhouse, marks Los Angeles Ballet Artistic Director Melissa Barak’s first full-evening dance work, an abstract ballet composed of vignettes commemorating the Holocaust. Memoryhouse, set to Max Richter’s powerful album of the same name, will reflect on the somber as well as more heroic moments that illuminate this devastating period in human history.
Media Design by Sebastian Peschiera; Set Design by Belzberg Architects; Costumes by Holly Hynes; Lighting by Nathan Scheuer; Photo by Rachel Weber
Principal Sponsor: The David and Janet Polak Foundation World Premiere
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2022/2023 Season > Memoryhouse
JUNE 15 – 17, 2023