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A SERIES FOR BALLET SOCIETY MEMBERS

Tuesday, December 13, 2016—8:00pm: Jeffrey Fleishman

Sunday, March 26, 2017—5:30PM: Lincoln and the Muses

Sunday, July 16, 2017—5:30pm: To be announced!

 

What will you hear when ballet dancers speak? 

Conversations investigates the art of ballet through different perspectives. ACB invites artists and thinkers from diverse fields into the studio to talk with ACB about what they see.

Past Conversations have included music presenter (and ACB partner) Kelly Garrison on building a ballet company from scratch, actress Jane Kaczmarek on auditioning, and painter Kenton Nelson on the creative process.

This series is exclusively for Ballet Society members. 


*Please note: Every Ballet Society membership comes with two tickets to three Conversations programs. If one has passed, don’t worry! You’ll get tickets to next season’s as part of your membership. Members will receive an invitation to RSVP in advance of the event.

 

JEFFREY FLEISHMAN AND THE CREATION OF ADAMANIa

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2016—8:00PM
 

Los Angeles Times senior writer Jeffrey Fleishman spent a lot of time in the studio with ACB this summer, preparing for his article on the creation of Adamiama. He’ll speak to Lincoln and the dancers about what he saw and probe further into the creation of the ballet.

Jeffrey Fleishman is a Times senior writer on film, art, and culture. A 2002 Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, and a Pulitzer Prize finalist in feature writing. A longtime foreign correspondent, he served as bureau chief for the Times in Cairo and Berlin and was previously based in Rome for the Philadelphia Inquirer


Lincoln and the Muses

Sunday, March 26, 2017—5:30pm
 

ACB Artistic Director Lincoln Jones interviews dancers who worked under George Balanchine, the most influential choreographer of the 20th century. And don't miss Dancing School at 4pm: the muses pass on their knowledge to the next generation of dancers. Get tickets here.

Guests include: Zippora Karz, Barbara Seibert, Lois Ellyn, and Jennifer Nairn-Smith.


To be announced!

Sunday, July 16, 2017—5:30pm
 

We'll be announcing the third installment of our Conversations series shortly. Stay tuned!


*Please note: Every Ballet Society membership comes with two tickets to three Conversations programs. If one has passed, don’t worry! You’ll get tickets to one of next season’s as part of your membership.


Venue: ACB Studios

 

The BLOC
700 S. Flower Street, Suite 3200
Los Angeles, CA 90017

DIRECTIONS AND PARKING 

American Contemporary Ballet Address:
American Contemporary Ballet at The BLOC 700 S. Flower Street, Suite 3200 Los Angeles, CA 90017

The BLOC is located on Flower Street between 7th and 8th Streets in downtown Los Angeles. 


VALET PARKING:

Valet parking ($40) is available at the Sheraton Grand Los Angeles, located at 711 S. Hope Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017; the entrance is just south of 7th on the west side of Hope.   From the valet stand, simply proceed through the hotel lobby to the courtyard. At the courtyard turn left toward Macy’s and follow the sidewalk around until you reach The BLOC, 700 S. Flower Street.

Once in the lobby, use the elevator bank on the right (north) side and go to the 32nd floor. ACB restrooms are located on the 31st floor.

Please note: Parking rates are subject to change.

SELF-PARKING:

Self-park lots are located directly across the street from The BLOC on Flower between 7th and 8th: Midtown Garage, located at 725 S. Flower, and another at the corner of 8th and Flower with a large “PARKING” sign on the right-hand side (entrance on 8th) both offer parking for ~$8. Please note that these rates are subject to change.

From the corner of 7th and Flower, walk east on 7th for 100 feet, turn right onto the courtyard sidewalk, and the entrance to The Bloc is ahead on the right.

Once in the lobby, use the elevator bank on the right (north) side and go to the 32nd floor. ACB restrooms are located on the 31st floor.