Contemporary Ballet Company Plans New, Classic Works for Summer Performance

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Contemporary ballet company Kenneth Walker Dance Project will perform for one night only in August.

Contemporary ballet company Kenneth Walker Dance Project will perform for one night only in August.

After a successful 10th year of presenting dance in Los Angeles, contemporary ballet company Kenneth Walker Dance Project announces a summer performance of new works and familiar audience favorites. KWDP, known for its eclectic repertoire, wit, and charm, is an audience and critic and favorite in the burgeoning Los Angeles dance scene.

August 16 will be an evening of dance that includes the company premiere of Rito Transcendente and the world premiere of The Folly of Staring at the Sea. KWDP will also showcase several audience favorites including Hum with commissioned music by composer and former KWDP dancer, Candice Davis. Additional works presented will include A li’l Mozart, Kenneth Walker’s sly wink at 50s’ homemaking. Audiences will also be treated to guest company JESSICA KONDRATH | THE MOVEMENT.

Comments KWDP Artistic Director, Kenneth Walker “Every year is a building upon the year before. We are taking more chances, growing the diversity and technique of our artists, and learning how to successfully present ourselves in Southern California. Our new dances showcase the cultural diaspora of Los Angeles highlighting cultures of Mexico and Ireland.”

Kenneth Walker (Choreographer) is the founder and Artistic Director of the Kenneth Walker Dance Project. He is a sought after instructor teaching at some of the finest pre-professional programs in the area. He is a professor of ballet and dance appreciation at CSU, Dominguez Hills.

Kenneth Walker Dance Project will perform Sunday August 16, 2015 at 2:30pm at the Martha B. Knoebel Dance Theatre on the campus of California State University Long Beach, 6200 East Atherton Street, Long Beach, CA 90840. Tickets are up to $19 in advance and available online at Brown Paper Tickets at http://kwdanceproject.brownpapertickets.com or at the box office one hour before the performance. For more information: kennethwalkerdanceproject.org

This Kenneth Walker Dance Project performance is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.

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