The Los Angeles Dance Company featuring Marie -France Lévesque former American Ballet Theater dancer presents a world Premiere event “On Pointe at 50 and Beyond!’ on Saturday November 2, 2013 at The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza – Scherr Forum Theater.
With a cast of distinguished Guests Artists including Grammy-nominated and world-renowned Latin piano virtuoso Freddie Ravel , Opera singer and “Ms. Senior California & America 2012” Elisabeth Howard, and Master of Ceremony Bob Pritchard , the LADC is now officially both thrilled and honored to welcome Jazz/Crossover vocal legend : Al Jarreau!
Music aficionados around the world often refer to Al Jarreau’s unique vocal style as one of the world’s most precious treasures. His innovative musical expressions have made him one of the most exciting and critically acclaimed performers of our time with seven Grammy® Awards in all 3 categories R&B, POP and JAZZ , scores of international music awards and popular accolades worldwide.
“I was thoroughly impressed by The Los Angeles Dance Company, and by Marie-France’s energetic & emotional dancing. Her innovative and passionate choreography inspired me to write a new song on the spot! The LADC is truly worth supporting.” Al Jarreau
On Pointe at 50 and Beyond! is choreographed by former ABT dancer Craig Williams and Marie-France Lévesque, former San Francisco Ballet principal Mark Lopez and former Paris Opera Theater Principal , Patrick Frantz.
This is an event not to be missed! This inspiring and motivational ballet, contemporary dance and music performance is sure to surprise, delight and empower people of all ages .