Los Angeles Ballet Menghan Lou World Premiere

LAB Repertoire

2019/2020 Season

The Sleeping Beauty

Christensen and Neary after Petipa / Tchaikovsky

Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Balanchine Black & White

Agon  Balanchine / Stravinsky

Concerto Barocco  Balanchine / Bach

Apollo  Balanchine / Stravinsky

The Nutcracker

Christensen and Neary / Tchaikovsky

2006/2007 Season

An Evening of Balanchine

Serenade  Balanchine / Tchaikovsky 
Apollo  Balanchine / Stravinsky 
Rubies  Balanchine / Stravinsky

The Nutcracker

Christensen and Neary / Tchaikovsky

New Beginnings

Concerto Barocco  Balanchine / Bach 
Agon  Balanchine / Stravinksy 
Napoli  Bournonville / Helsted and Paulli

*LAB Commissioned Work | World Premiere

 

The performances of Balanchine® Ballets are presented by arrangement with The Balanchine Trust and are produced in accordance with the Balanchine Style® and Balanchine Technique® service standards established and provided by the Trust.

2017/2018 Season

Swan Lake 

Christensen and Neary after Petipa & Ivanov / Tchaikovsky

Pushing Dance Boundaries | Director's Choice

Second to Last and Pacopepeluto  Cerrudo / Pärt, Martin, Scalissi 
This is you*  Lou / Scheele, van der Loo 
The Four Temperaments  Balanchine / Hindemith

The Nutcracker

Christensen and Neary / Tchaikovsky

2016/2017 Season

Balanchine | Master of the Dance

Divertimento No. 15  Balanchine / Mozart 
Prodigal Son  Balanchine / Prokofiev 
Who Cares?  Balanchine / Gershwin

Modernists | Ballet Visionaries

Napoli Pas de Six and Tarantella  Bournonville / Helsted, Paulli 
Stravinsky Violin Concerto  Balanchine / Stravinsky 
Untouched  Barton / Kong Kie, Macdonald, Shurbin

The Nutcracker

Christensen and Neary / Tchaikovsky

2014/2015  Season

Directors’ Choice

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2  Balanchine / Tchaikovsky 
The Moor's Pavane  Limón / Purcell arr. by Sadoff 
Sechs Tänze  Kylián / Mozart

Swan Lake

Christensen and Neary after Petipa and Ivanov / Tchaikovsky

The Sleeping Beauty

Christensen and Neary after Petipa / Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Christensen and Neary / Tchaikovsky

2015/2016 Season

Romeo and Juliet 

Sir Frederick Ashton / Prokofiev

Giselle 

Christensen and Neary after Coralli, Perrot, Petipa/Adam

Don Quixote

Christensen and Neary after Marius Petipa and Alexander Gorky /Minkus

The Nutcracker

Christensen and Neary / Tchaikovsky

2013/2014 Season

Serenade

Balanchine / Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Christensen and Neary / Tchaikovsky

Quartet

Return to a Strange Land – Kylián / Janácek 
Beneath One's Dignity*– Tayeh / Sigurðsson 
Cipher* – Stowell / Agruss 
Stars and Stripes – Balanchine / Kay after Sousa

La Sylphide 

Bournonville / Løvenskjold

2012/2013 Season

Balanchine Festival RED

La Valse  Balanchine / Ravel 
Agon  Balanchine / Stravinsky 
Rubies  Balanchine / Stravinsky

The Nutcracker

Christensen and Neary / Tchaikovsky

Balanchine Festival GOLD

La Sonnambula  Balanchine / Rieti after Bellini 
Concerto Barocco  Balanchine / Bach 
Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux  Balanchine / Tchaikovsky 
The Four Temperaments  Balanchine / Hindemith

2011/2012 Season

NextWaveLA

colony*  McNamee / Clyne 
Duets in the act of...*  Tayeh / Arnalds 
Sirens*  Walsh / Rivera Jr. 
Be Still*  Tookey / Banks and Johannsson

The Nutcracker

Christensen and Neary / Tchaikovsky

Swan Lake

Christensen and Neary after Petipa and Ivanov / Tchaikovsky

2010/2011 Season

Giselle

Christensen after Coralli, Perrot, Petipa / Adam

The Nutcracker

Christensen and Neary / Tchaikovsky

Celebration

Raymonda Variations  Balanchine / Glazounov 
My Greatest Fear*  Tayeh / Richter and Pärt 
Western Symphony  Balanchine / American Songs Orchestrated by Kay

2009/2010 Season

NewWaveLA

Wink*  Moore / Cirque Eloize 
Transmutation*  Walsh / Rivera Jr. 
Reflect. Affect. Carry On...*  Wall / Queen, U2, Sigur Ros 
the back and forth*  Tayeh / Bjork, Piazzolla, Paris Gotan Trio

The Nutcracker

Christensen and Neary / Tchaikovsky

Balanchine, 'See the Music, Hear the Dance'

Serenade  Balanchine / Tchaikovsky 
Kammermusik No. 2  Balanchine / Hindemith 
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2  Balanchine / Tchaikovsky

2008/2009 Season

La Sylphide

Bournonville / Løvenskjold

The Nutcracker

Christensen and Neary / Tchaikovsky

Directors’ Choice

Prodigal Son  Balanchine / Prokofiev 
An American Camelot* Backhaus / Basie, Fitzgerald, Kitt, Martin 
Stravinsky Violin Concerto  Balanchine / Stravinsky

2007/2008 Season

Summer 2008

Allegro Brillante  Balanchine / Tchaikovsky 
The Evangelist  Lubovitch / Ives 
she said / he said*  Backhaus / Muhly 
Napoli  Bournonville / Helsted and Paulli

The Nutcracker

Christensen and Neary / Tchaikovsky

Spring 2008

The Four Temperaments  Balanchine / Hindemith 
Lost In Transition*  Barak / Meyer 
Tarantella  Balanchine / Gottschalk 
Who Cares?  Balanchine / Gershwin

2020/2021 Season

 All performances cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic

2018/2019 Season

Serenade & La Sylphide

Serenade  Balanchine / Tchaikovsky 
La Sylphide  Bournonville / Løvenskjold

Modern Moves | Directors’ Choice

Les Chambres des Jacques  Barton / Vigneault, Vivaldi, Les Yeux Noirs, The Cracow Klezmer Band 
Lickety Split  Cerrudo / Banhart 
Western Symphony  Balanchine / American Songs Orchestrated by Kay

The Nutcracker

Christensen and Neary / Tchaikovsky

2021/2022 Season

The Sleeping Beauty

Christensen and Neary after Petipa / Tchaikovsky

Bloom

Ghosts  Wheeldon / Winger

Bloom  Lopez Ochoa / Glass

Apollo  Balanchine / Stravinsky

The Nutcracker

Christensen and Neary / Tchaikovsky

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Read the history of the company from the premiere performances of LAB’s original production of The Nutcracker in 2006 to the present. Learn about LAB’s Leadership, Mission, Outreach initiatives, commissions of original works and much more.

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Founded in 2004 by Artistic Directors Thordal Christensen and Colleen Neary, and Executive Director Emerita Julie Whittaker, Los Angeles Ballet is known for its superb stagings of the Balanchine repertory, stylistically meticulous classical ballets, and its commitment to new works. LAB has become recognized as a world-class ballet company.

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