Upcoming Dance Season: UCLA

Finally! Sorry for the late posting, given that Akram Khan Dance Company (pictured above) opens tomorrow. So here we go... Details: Oct. 5-6: Akram Khan Dance Company March 15-16, 2013: Ultima Vez April 4-5, 7, 2013 (plus other dates to be announced): Trisha Brown Dance Company The lowdown: With the arrival of Kristy Edmunds as the new …

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Remembrances of Yvonne Mounsey

I was greatly saddened to read yesterday of the passing of Yvonne Mounsey, the founder of Westside Ballet and one of Los Angeles' most influential ballet teachers for almost 50 years. (She ran the studio with Rosemary Valaire, a Royal Ballet soloist who died in 1999). I was one of the fortunate thousands who studied with …

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