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Los Angeles Ballet TAKES THE NUTCRACKER TO FIVE VENUES to launch its seventh season

September 6, 2012

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Los Angeles Ballet TAKES THE NUTCRACKER TO FIVE VENUES to launch its seventh season Los Angeles Ballet [LAB] Artistic Directors Thordal Christensen and Colleen Neary will tour its acclaimed rendition of the beloved classic The Nutcracker to five venues for the very first time.  Each weekend in December will feature evening and matinee performances at […]

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Los Angeles Ballet PRESENTS FOUR WORLD PREMIERES IN nextwavela

April 25, 2012

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Los Angeles Ballet PRESENTS FOUR WORLD PREMIERES IN nextwavela   Featuring Internationally Acclaimed Southern California Choreographers Kitty McNamee, Sonya Tayeh, Stacey Tookey and Josie Walsh   (Los Angeles, CA) – Los Angeles Ballet will present four World Premieres created specifically for the company by internationally acclaimed choreographers based in Southern California – Kitty McNamee, Sonya […]

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Ballet News | Summer Jones | A Discovery Disowned

March 8, 2012

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Summer Jones | A Discovery Disowned Last year I featured a film that Summer Jones, choreographer and mathemetician, made with Monica Pelfrey, a ballet dancer with Los Angeles Ballet, called Ballet Continuous. The pair worked at the famous Salk Institute in San Diego to fuse ballet, maths and architecture. Now the collaboration has resulted in a new […]

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Los Angeles Ballet’s Allynne Noelle is the company’s newest Principal dancer

January 11, 2012

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Los Angeles Ballet’s Allynne Noelle is the company’s newest Principal dancer (Los Angeles, CA) – Los Angeles Ballet [LAB] Artistic Directors Thordal Christensen and Colleen Neary are pleased to announce the promotion of Allynne Noelle to Principal Dancer. The announcement came at the conclusion of the traditional performances of The Nutcracker that kicked off LAB’s […]

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Ballet | Continuous

October 17, 2011

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Ballet | Continuous A while ago I interviewed Monica Pelfrey, a ballet dancer with Los Angeles Ballet, for Cupcakes & Conversation. Well, Monica recently worked on a video with freelance choreographer, Summer Jones, at the famous Salk Institute in San Diego. Ballet, maths and architecture Monica says, “I would love to share this video with […]

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Los Angeles Ballet’s 6th season to feature Swan Lake

August 17, 2011

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Los Angeles Ballet’S SIXTH SEASON TO FEATURE SWAN LAKE 2011-2012 Season KICKS OFF WITH THE NUTCRACKER   Carpenter and Valley Performing Arts Centers Added to Venue Line-up  (Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles Ballet Artistic Directors Thordal Christensen and Colleen Neary are pleased to announce LAB’s sixth season. Los Angeles’ own professional ballet company will premiere […]

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Los Angeles ballet to DEBUT giselle

April 20, 2011

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Los Angeles ballet to DEBUT giselle Season 5 culminates with a gala celebrating the achievements of FIVE years  Los Angeles Ballet [LAB] Artistic Directors Thordal Christensen and Colleen Neary are pleased to present Giselle, the timeless story of a young peasant girl who, betrayed by her lover, dies of a broken heart. The Company continues […]

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Ballet NEWS | Los Angeles Ballet springs into celebration

February 16, 2011

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Los Angeles BALLET SPRINGS into “celebration” Raymonda variations and Western Symphony by Balanchine and a world premiere by Sonya Tayeh of “So You think you can dance” Los Angeles Ballet [LAB] Artistic Directors Thordal Christensen and Colleen Neary are pleased to present Celebration, which comes to Los Angeles in March, featuring Balanchine’s luscious Raymonda Variations […]

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Cupcakes & conversation with Monica Pelfrey, Los Angeles Ballet

November 24, 2010

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 Cupcakes & conversation with Monica Pelfrey, Los Angeles Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I love the idea that I have a new beautiful day ahead of me. I love the challenge of working on new things and improving myself every day. I feel that no one can inspire you […]

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Los Angeles Ballet Announces 2010-2011 Season

October 25, 2010

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Los Angeles Ballet Announces 2010-2011 Season

Los Angeles Ballet Announces 2010-2011 Season CELEBRATE LANDMARK FIFTH SEASON!   (Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles Ballet Artistic Directors Thordal Christensen and Colleen Neary are pleased to announce the company’s fifth season as Los Angeles’ own professional ballet company. This season the company will dazzle viewers with The Nutcracker, Balanchine masterworks, a World Premiere, and […]

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