Paul Taylor oversees Alvin Ailey “Arden Court” rehearsal. Photo by Andrea Mohin/The New York Times, companion to Gia Kourlis’ piece On tap during the upcoming seven-performance roster of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Orange County: a juicy line-up of works by primarily American choreographers — we really like that and we include Ohad Naharin ...
We’ve always imported major dance companies to L.A. In ye olden days, that meant New York City Ballet at the Greek Theater in Griffith Park. But now we go global. It worsens our nettlesome trade deficit. We buy more of their stuff and they don’t buy enough of ours. Our cocaine comes from South America; ...
This line-up of seriously good-looking people is an elite squadron — they’re dancers with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Nice and fun people, too. We had a chance to meet them at Thursday night’s packed and bustling party hosted by mega-couple Mattie McFadden-Lawson and Michael A. Lawson (here’s Michael hanging out with one of his ...