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Dance in the Pasadena area


New Nonprofit Debuts Contemporary Dance School

Friday, January 25, 2019 | 5:47 am

On Sunday, January 27, Action Arts Lab, a new contemporary art dance school, will open its doors to Pasadena. The Action Arts Lab “focuses its classes and program content on all forms of contemporary dance, physical narrative, and musical theater,” according t... More »


Friday’s ArtNight Pasadena Fills City with Artful Shuttlers

Monday, March 13, 2017 | 5:46 am

Thousands of Pasadenans jammed dozens of shuttle buses throughout Pasadena Friday evening for the city’s Art Night. From lit vines in a garden to walking “live floats” to poetry in a parking garage, there was art and culture across the city, from Orange Grove ... More »


10th Annual Pasadena Dance Festival Celebrates the Art of Movement

Monday, February 27, 2017 | 2:20 am

Lineage Dance produced the 10th annual Pasadena Dance Festival to celebrate dance of all styles. The all-day festival included classes, performances and chats with choreographers. The festival was a collaborative event for dancers and dance appreciators of all... More »


Out of the Blue Dance Collaborative

Friday, November 20, 2015 | 6:15 pm

Are you feeling “blue?” Usually that’s not something to be proud of but blue will soon have a new meaning for you. Blue not just as a color but as an experience. This month, the Norton Simon Museum is focusing on blue. Their exhibition, A Revolution of the Pal... More »


Lineage Dance Gala Benefits the Arts Through Dance

Monday, September 23, 2013 | 4:40 am

Dance organizations usually offer classes for people who want to be dancers, but Lineage Performing Arts Center takes the art further by providing free outreach classes for people with Down Syndrome, Parkinson’s, and cancer, as well as opening the ... More »


Ole! Pasadena Dance Theatre Hosts First Gala in Years

Monday, September 9, 2013 | 4:10 am

Every morning these skilled athletes wake up aching. Yet a viewer would never know it from watching the graceful dance performance that appear seamlessly effortless. In the dance realm a day off hardly exists, rather dancing becomes a way of life. The Pasadena... More »


Women’s Stories Come Alive Through Dance

Sunday, March 10, 2013 | 4:02 pm

“Everyone has their own story,” Gloria Killian, founder of ACWIP said after the event. “ Whether it’s a woman in prison or a woman with Parkinson’s both stories tend to get overlooked but tonight each person’s story was resembled through dance.” ... More »


Lineage Dance Explores the Heartaches (and Joys) of Loss in New Production

Saturday, March 2, 2013 | 8:40 am

  Losing him brought out my deepest fears, my need to protect myself from my pain. But it also brought about this need in me to love harder, to trust more fully, to enjoy and appreciate rightly, to grow. I don’t think I’d change anything about my experienc... More »