Pictorial Chronology of The Ballet of Los Angeles

A series of images chronicling the history of The Ballet of Los Angeles. This gallery of images is courtesy of Judith Aaen. Click on a thumbnail to jump to that image. Click on the currently displayed photo to view its full-sized…

Dancers For Life 1991-2009

Jo Dierdorff, Professor of Dance at Riverside Community College produced a series of fifteen concerts to benefit the fight against HIV/AIDS.  In response to this pandemic, more than 150 dancers, choreographers, musicians, and designers from Southern California and other regions…

Lester Horton Chronologies

Lester Horton Chronologies

The following 13 pages are a reprint of the Choreographic Works of Lester Horton, 1928 – 1953.

Dance at the Music Center: A Brief History

Dance at the Music Center: A Brief History

Renae Williams is the Director of Programming  for the series Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at the Music Center, Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County.  In this article, she provides a history of dance events (from 1966 to the present)…

A Chronology of Dance Kaleidoscope

A Chronology of Dance Kaleidoscope

 

Carol Scothorn, dance faculty, UCLA 1956, unknown photographer, Don Bondi collection.

Before There Was a UCLA Dance Department

In 1952 Carol Scothorn came to UCLA from Mills College to teach dance and begin a nascent dance program from what was then a Physical Education elective in dance.  Carol, along with Pia Gilbert, began to develop a dance program…