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Honoring the 19th Amendment with Martha Graham Dance Company

posted:  33 days ago

The Soraya joins our partner, the Martha Graham Dance Company, in celebrating this week’s 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gave American women the right to vote and propelled the ongoing struggle to guarantee those rights for all women. We honor the historic importance of the 19th through the lens of Martha Graham’s own social activism – so evident in works such as American Document, Panorama, Chronicle, and Immediate Tragedy.

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"Immediate Tragedy," Martha Graham Dance Company's response to the moment

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  3 months ago

Main image: Martha Graham in Immediate Tragedy (1937) by Robert Fraser

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Ballet BC's Creative Team discuss Romeo + Juliet

   Victoria Looseleaf   posted:  7 months ago

Since it was first written and performed in 1596, Shakespeare's indelible classic, Romeo and Juliet — the doomed romance of two teenagers from feuding families — is possibly the most...

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Meet the cast of Ballet BC's Romeo + Juliet

   Ricki Quinn   posted:  7 months ago

Ballet BC's Romeo + Juliet returns to the stage after the show's highly acclaimed premiere in 2018.

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On Sacred Ground: Step Afrika! at The Soraya

   Debra Levine   posted:  8 months ago

In a return visit to The Soraya on Sunday, February 23, Step Afrika!, the distinguished Washington, D.C.-based performance troupe, will bring its latest creative project to Los Angeles.

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Joffrey Ballet leads set to play the roles of Sugar Plum Fairy and Cavalier in The NutcrackerDylan Gutierrez and Jeraldine Mendoza perform one-night-only

   Ricki Quinn   posted:  10 months ago

Busy preparing for the Nutcracker season in Chicago, Joffrey Ballet leads Jeraldine Mendoza and Dylan Gutierrez sit down for a FaceTime interview to talk about their guest-starring roles in Aspen...

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100 Dancers Take the Stage in Aspen Santa Fe Ballet's The Nutcracker See The Soraya's resident dance company in a spectacular Victorian setting Dec 7 & 8!

   Gillian Renault    posted:  10 months ago

The Soraya’s resident dance company, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, is capping off a quintet of annual appearances in Northridge this holiday season.

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Farruquito’s Flamenco Fusillade Targets The Soraya

   Debra Levine   posted:  11 months ago

The brilliance was there from the start. At age 11, Juan Manuel Fernández Montoya, the reigning superstar of flamenco who performs under the sobriquet of Farruquito, appeared in Carlos Saura’s...

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A Brief History of Ballet Preljocaj in Los Angeles

   Victoria Looseleaf   posted:  18 months ago

French-born of Albanian parents, choreographer Angelin Preljocaj, 62, is a consummate storyteller. One of Europe’s leading contemporary choreographers, Preljocaj (pronounced Prel-zho-cazh), has made some 50 works, including dances for, among...

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