“We hope to give the community time to have discussions, escape reality and enjoy the creativity of the artist during times when art is therapy to some and livelihood to others.”
The free festival is hosted by The CrayProject, a movement and a platform for Black artists and performers to showcase their work, with the ultimate goal of nurturing and improving Black communities through art.
Organizers are looking for choreographers and dance companies of color to participate; the deadline to submit is July 20.
Featuring 12 choreographers and about 50 performers, the event, brings some of the best regional modern dance to Long Beach.
The piece will be presented as part of the So Cal Dance Invitational at Cal State Long Beach’s Martha Knoebel Theater, Saturday, March 23.
The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) at Cal State Long Beach will host the 25th Long Beach Step Show at the Walter Pyramid on Saturday.
Long Beach-based RhetOracle Dance Company is celebrating 10 years of bringing innovative contemporary dance to Southern California and has organized a repertory show, but with a twist.
RhetOracle Dance Company, a local artists’ collective striving to “bring the television-viewing, counter-culture everyman back into the concert dance setting” wants to scare you out of your skivvies, in the most non-traditional manner.
Kenneth Walker Dance Project (KWDP), a Los Angeles-based contemporary ballet company, will premiere new works alongside audience favorites for a singular summer session performance this August at the Martha B. Knoebel Dance Theater at California State University, Long Beach.
On Wednesday, July 8 at 8:00PM, Pony Box Dance Theatre, an all male contemporary company will present The Line, a new work, at the University Art Museum inside the Permanent Collection Gallery. The event is free and open to the public and no RSVP is required.