……this 8th annual sold out event was held at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, CA and was produced by Jamie Nichols, Violet and Jessica’s dance teacher extraordinaire!
To present accessible concert dance as a leading art form to the diverse Los Angeles population.
To inform, educate and entertain audiences of all ages.
To present work by professional and veteran dancers, choreographers and companies.
To introduce the work of emerging choreographers and dancers in a professional environment and provide a venue for developing the artists of the future.
To offer debut and premiere performances of companies from outside the Greater Los Angeles area.
To offer dancers, choreographers and companies the opportunity to create new work, develop new audiences, network with other artists and be presented in an artistic environment.
But first, Kelly (on the left), Violet and Jessica met me at Far Niente, that wonderful Italian restaurant just a few doors down from the Alex.
Can you believe I didn’t take photographs of the food? That’s a first….guess I’ll have to tell you.
Everything was for the table:
Ceasar salad, Fried Zucchini, Fritto Misto (a medley of fried seafood… Yummy!) Bianchi e Neri Faraci (black & white pasta with calamari & peas in a spicy tomato sauce)….. and Veal Piccata. Great ordering job Violet & Jessica!
On to the Alex
The poster for the show, also used for the program.
Jessica to the left, Violet & Kelly, my wonderful Brush painting students. I’m so proud of them!
O.K., me too….
the dramatic entrance to the Alex
Violet & her dance teacher Jamie Nichols, producer of this amazing, always sold out annual event.
Jessica & Jamie, excited to see one another.
Jamie Nichols in animated discussion with her students Jessica & Violet.
The one & only Jamie Nichols….. Congratulations!!!
Start the Show
All contemporary ‘modern dance and all wonderful!
Heartfelt thanks to you Violet for this wonderful treat and to you, Jessica & Kelly for the delicious dinner. I am greatly honored.
HUMAN FLOTATION DEVICES: Lux Aeterna Dance Company
OOH CHILD: Jazz Antiqua Dance Ensemble
IDENTITY THEFT: Los Angeles Contemporary Dance Company
THE WALK WEST: SoleVita Dance Company
ENKINDLED: Nickerson-Rossi Dance
AFTER IT HAPPENED: Invertigo Dance Theatre
LITHIUM: Lydia Zimmer + Dancers
CONCENTRIC HARMONIES: Colabo Youth Dance Collective
KUDO’S to Jamie Nichols!!!
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