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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.

Melissa Barak
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.

2022/2023 Season

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Los Angeles Ballet Announces 2022/2023 Season

Los Angeles Ballet Announces 2022/2023 Season

September 15, 2022

Los Angeles Ballet offers breathtaking contemporary masterworks, Los Angeles and LAB Premiers, a World Premier from Melissa Barak – LAB's new Artist Director, and LA's holiday tradition, The Nutcracker.

Open Children's Audition for The Nutcracker Announced

Open Children's Audition for The Nutcracker Announced

September 12, 2022

Los Angeles Ballet to hold an open audition on September 18, 2022 at Dolby Theater for classically trained child ballet dancers for a chance to perform in this season’s production of The Nutcracker.


Melissa Barak Named New Artistic Director of LAB

Melissa Barak Named New Artistic Director of LAB

August 24, 2022

Los Angeles Ballet announced that its Board of Directors has appointed dancer and choreographer Melissa Barak as the company's artist director. 

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