National Ballet of Canada is Coming to LA

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Join the celebration of the National Ballet of Canada’s 60th anniversary in 2014, with Artistic Director, Karen Kain and internationally known choreographer, Alexei Ratmansky.  Kain and Ratmansky have joined together to commission a new and exciting production of the classic story of Romeo and Juliet.  The National Ballet of Canada will be performing at The Music Center in Los Angeles from July 10th-July 13th, 2014.

 

What to Expect

Attendees should expect a powerful performance of the Romeo and Juliet rendition by Alexei Ratmansky, which includes a live orchestra throughout the entire show.  Ratmansky is a highly acclaimed choreographer due to the mastery of classical vocabulary that he maintains throughout his performances.

 

Ratmansky is also known for employing fresh and modern effects into his work, while maintaining the feel and richness for the audience to experience.  This performance will be sure to illuminate Shakespeare’s vision and create a work of dance that ballet lovers will be sure to enjoy!

 

The Music Center recommends arriving at least one hour prior to the start time of the show to ensure time to park and to pick-up tickets.  Feel free to also join in on DanceTalks, which arebehind-the-scenes discussionsin Stern Grand Hall that start one hour prior to show time.  This is a great opportunity to ask questions and engage with other attendees regarding the show!

 

About the National Ballet of Canada

The National Ballet of Canada is one of the only companies to present a range of traditional classics to the stage.  Their performances include many works of the 20th and 21st century including: The Nutcracker, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Sleeping Beauty, and Romeo and Juliet.  The company has performed for over ten million people worldwide since the company was founded in 1951.

 

Details

National Ballet of Canada in Los Angeles 

Performance Schedule:

July 10th – July 11th 7:30pm

July 12th 2:00pm and 7:30pm

July 13th 2:00pm

Location:  Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Tickets:  Pricing ranges from $25-$184 Tickets are on sale now!

 

WHERE TO STAY

Hotel Normandie

This historical hotel, first built in 1926, has been restored to reflect its roots of having a sleek and comforting design. Located within the Wilshire District, the Normandie is centrally located in Los Angeles and is surrounded by great dining, shopping and attractions such as the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Fox and MGM’s studios. 605 South Normandie Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90005 213-388-8138

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