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Dance Review: City Ballet of Los Angeles' 'Concerto Project'
Culture Spot LA
July 25, 2010 | By Anna Reed
On July 22, City Ballet of Los Angeles performed the final installation of its three-week summer series, Concerto Project, against a magnificent backdrop. More>>

A real city ballet for a real city
arts·meme | artsmeme.com
July 24, 2010 Debra Levin Los Angeles Times writer
Los Angeles, a patchwork of suburban satellites assembled into a daunting megalopolis, felt urban Thursday night. A smart young contemporary ballet company, City Ballet of Los Angeles, performed downtown using our handsome cityscape as a backdrop. More>>

Concerto Gets the City Ballet Treatment, Another Better Shelter in Glassell Park
Monday, July 19, 2010, by Adrian Glick Kudler
DOWNTOWN: You're not building in this city until you have your own dance. Downtown's sometimes-troubled condo complex Concerto has a whole series devoted to it--the City Ballet of Los Angeles's Concerto Project. More>>

City Ballet of Los Angeles: Behind the scenes
LA Observed
Judy Graeme • May 30 2010 11:25 PM

Company Auditions
City Ballet of Los Angeles will be holding auditions for its 2010-2011 Season. We are looking for strong diverse dancers. CBLA is a professional company with paid contract that starts in May with our Concerto Project.

Friday, March 26, 2010
11:00am class
CBLA Studio
1532 West 11th Street
Los Angeles CA 90015
No phone calls please

Open Company Class:
Tue 10:30-12:00
Wed 9:30-11:30
Thur 10:30-12:00
Fri 10:30-12:00
Class fee $10.00

School Audition New CBLA III Company age's 8-16 performing three times a year and with the main Company for Nutcracker at the Orpheum Theater. CBLA is a non-profit organization and has scholarships available.

March 28, 2010
11:00-12:00 ages 8-12
12:00-1:00 13-16
CBLA Studio
1532 West 11th Street
Los Angeles CA 90015
Audition fee $20.00

Ballet on Broadway
Downtown-Based Company Nurtures Relationships and Takes a Swinging Nutcracker to the Orpheum
by Anna Scott :: ladowntownnews.com
Published: Friday, December 11, 2009 4:43 PM PST

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - In a mirrored dance studio a bit west of Staples Center, a male and female dancer work on a pas de deux for an upcoming twist on The Nutcracker. The graceful lifts and dainty tippy-toe steps, set to a Tchaikovsky score, are pure classical ballet. But when the music shifts to a lively Duke Ellington tune, the dancers’ movements become even more loose-limbed as they bound across the floor.
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Behind the Red Door: John Coltrane and Ballet Meet at Cicada Restaurant
October 12, 2009,
LA Weekly, Los Angeles Music Blog


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