A Wonderfully Refreshing Los Angeles Ballet Performs at The Alex Theatre
October 10, 2018
Thordal Christensen and Colleen Neary’s, wonderfully refreshing Los Angeles Ballet opened their 2018/19 season at the Alex Theatre on Saturday, October 6, with the prolific and brilliant Aszure Barton’s Les Chambres des Jacques.
Review: LA Ballet season opens with adventurous and flirtatious ‘Modern Moves’
October 7, 2018
Like adventurous pioneers, Los Angeles Ballet stepped into uncharted territory Saturday for its season opener, “Modern Moves,” which introduced Aszure Barton’s “Les Chambres des Jacques” and Alejandro Cerrudo’s “Lickety-Split” into the company’s repertory at the Alex Theatre in Glendale.
Point Magazine features LAB Dancer Jasmine Perry
February 27, 2018
Los Angeles Ballet’s Jasmine Perry on her effortlessly cool looks in an out of the studio.
Los Angeles Times Covers LAB Gala 2018
February 1, 2018
At the Los Angeles Ballet’s annual gala, the classical dance company honored three multi-talented, multi-hyphenates — Jenna Dewan Tatum, Derek Hough and Adam Shankman — all of them dancers among other accomplishments and passionate on the subject of dance.
Balanchine Casts a Spell
March 13, 2017
Dancers who were new to every role gave the challenging three-part program by Los Angeles Ballet on Saturday the thrills of a high-wire act without a net. Would anyone fall?
LA Observed End-of-Year 2016 Review
December 27, 2016
Call them a team. Some team. They are, arguably, the greatest living theater artist and the greatest living dancing actor, in magical cahoots with each other. Namely, Robert Wilson and Mikhail Baryshnikov.
Los Angeles Ballet At the Top of its Form
October 20, 2016
Los Angeles Ballet ended its benchmark 10th season in June as the first American company to dance Frederick Ashton’s distinctively intimate and poetic “Romeo and Juliet.” Unfortunately, that season left the company fiscally overextended, so the 11th season, which opened Saturday, has cutbacks in the roster and the repertory.
11th Season Opening
September 1, 2016
Los Angeles Ballet Co-Artistic Directors Thordal Christensen and Colleen Neary present classical and contemporary productions and honor the legacies of August Bournonville and George Balanchine for LAB’s eleventh season.
LAB Dancer Elizabeth Claire Walker featured in Harvard Magazine
June 1, 2016
"...A native of New York City, [Elisabeth Claire Walker] studied at American Ballet Theatre’s elite Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School as a teenager.
L.A. Ballet finds the poetry in 1955 version of 'Romeo and Juliet'
May 9, 2016
While Los Angeles has become a world-class cultural capital with top-notch museums, galleries, opera, symphony orchestra and theaters, it has lagged in one important area - ballet. Despite herculean efforts over the years, ballet companies have struggled and ultimately failed to gain a foothold in Southern California.
'Don Quixote’ at the Los Angeles Ballet
March 29, 2016
While Los Angeles has become a world-class cultural capital with top-notch museums, galleries, opera, symphony orchestra and theaters, it has lagged in one important area - ballet.
Los Angeles Ballet ContinuesTenth Season with a Captivating New Production of Don Quixote
February 1, 2016
Los Angeles Ballet Continues to Celebrate the Great Romantics in its Tenth Season with a Captivating New Production of
Fall Fashion 2015: The Turning Point
October 28, 2015
Silk chiffon dresses flutter, crystal-covered rompers twinkle, and sequin-etched gowns shine.
LAB Dancers Featured in Los Angeles Magazine Fall Fashion Spread
October 28, 2015
Los Angeles Magazine's November 2015 issue features Los Angeles Ballet's female Principal and Soloist dancers in the Fall Fashion spread.
Review: Missteps aside, Los Angeles Ballet brings new life to 'Giselle'
October 4, 2015
Los Angeles Ballet first danced “Giselle” in its fifth season. Now, at the start of Season 10, it has returned to the full-length Romantic tragedy with great freshness and authority.
UCLA student poised in pursuit of ballet, education
September 18, 2015
A mother and her baby stood watching ballet dancers practice behind the closed curtains of a Seattle opera house.