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Now on sale: X-Ray vision.

One of the greatest privileges of being an artist is seeing like one. When a dancer watches dance, she sees not just what is in front of her, but strength, weakness, possibility and potential. 

Dancing School gets you as close to that experience as is possible without putting you in pointe shoes. How? By showing you something that is almost never done—having five dancers perform the same solo variation.

ACB Artistic Director Lincoln Jones is your guide, focusing your vision on the subtle similarities and differences which will open your eyes forever.

Each Dancing School features new choreography. 
Very limited seating.
Each program is one night only.


Single tickets $100
Dancing School Series Pass,
includes a ticket to all four performances $300 (savings of $100)

After every show, enjoy wine, conversation, and live jazz with the artists and other audience members overlooking the rooftops of LA's skyscrapers. It's all included in your ticket price.

 
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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2017—2:00PM — SOLD OUT

The girls take on a new and fiercely difficult variation that combines traditional ballet movements with arm gestures from classical Indian dance, set to music from Delibes’ opera Lakmé.

SUNDAY, March 26, 2017—4:00PM

Four of the women who inspired George Balanchine, one of the greatest artists of all time, join American Contemporary Ballet for a special Dancing School. See the dancers coached by these women, and get a special look at a masterpiece of a variation from Balanchine’s  Apollo.

 “I had anticipated approving and loving Apollo, but I had not expected to be helplessly overcome by it to the point of shedding tears at the apotheosis.”
—Robert Garis

Ballet Society members are invited to stay for an extraordinary Conversation at 5:30 pm: ACB Artistic Director Lincoln Jones speaks to Balanchine's dancers about their experiences at the epicenter of the golden age of ballet. 

Wednesday, MAY 31, 2017—8:00PM

Sunday, July 16—4:00PM

 
 

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.