Trajectorie Marks 5th Season on Stage for Kenneth Walker Dance Project
2013-07-25 · By Editor
Kenneth Walker Dance Project (KWDP), a contemporary ballet company, premieres new works along with audience favorites for its fifth season in Long Beach in an evening entitled “Trajectorie” one night only on Saturday, August 10, 2013, 7:30 pm at the Martha B. Knoebel Dance Theatre, California State University Long Beach, 6200 East Atherton, Street, Long Beach CA 90840.
KWDP will showcase several works that include commissioned music including Hum with music by composer and former KWDP dancer, Candice Davis and the world premiere of the ballet Soft Ambient Pulse. Additional works include Purgatory, Kenneth Walker’s all female ballet reflecting on the cyclical nature of life and the afterlife, and audience favorite Savage Grace.
John Meehan former director Hong Kong Ballet, described Walker’s Savage Grace as “…a fun piece, full of energy with some nice choreographic invention;” and,
Alun Jones, former director of Louisville Ballet called Savage Grace “tremendous.”
Comprised of Southern California dancers, KWDP is led by nationally recognized choreographer Kenneth Walker. The company has appeared at the prestigious Piccolo Spoleto Festivals in Charleston, South Carolina in 2006/2007, AAPHERD Southeast Conference in Virginia in 2006, American Dance Guild Festival in New York in, MAD BAD Festival in the Bay Area in 2009 and the Pasadena Dance Festival. Mr. Walker’s choreography is well received by audiences and critics alike.
Tickets for Trajectorie are $14 presale, $18 at the door, $10 for students/seniors. Tickets are available at http://kwdp.brownpapertickets.com.
Listen to Immortal Beloved Remix, the new music for KWDP’s 2013 world premiere:
Trajectorie is supported in part by a grant from the Los Angeles County Arts Commission