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Best Upcoming Dance Performances In OC

June 10, 2013 6:00 AM

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(credit: Irvine Barclay Theatre)

(credit: Irvine Barclay Theatre)

(credit: Irvine Barclay Theatre)

(credit: Irvine Barclay Theatre)


Add some movement to your calender with the energetic, skilled and passionate performances presented below. The dancers will illustrate artistic talent in a variety of dance genres including jazz, classical ballet, burlesque, lyrical modern and tap. Whether you want to attend a more traditional ballet showcase or want to branch out and experience a more niche form of dance, these showcases are sure to inspire and amaze.

(credit: Irvine Barclay Theatre)

(credit: Irvine Barclay Theatre)


Focus Dance Center – Concert 2013
Irvine Barclay Theatre
4242 Campus Drive
Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 854-4646
June 12 through 16
www.thebarclay.org

For a showcase of dance talent in a variety of genres, check out Focus Dance Center’s performance at the Irvine Barclay Theatre. The dancers will be performing dance styles including jazz, classical ballet, modern, lyrical and tap. Don’t miss the company’s unique choreography at this comprehensive dance performance. Whether you enjoy the intricate sounds of tap dancing or appreciate the strength and poise of classical ballet, this show is sure to pique your interests.

(credit: Yost Theater)

(credit: Yost Theater)


Gotham Girls Burlesque!
The Yost Theater
307 N. Spurgeon St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(888) 862-9573
June 15
www.yosttheater.com

Spice up your summer activities with a unique take on burlesque. “Gotham Girls Burlesque” will provide a night of sexy, talented dance routines that will leave you speechless. Who knows, you may be inspired to learn burlesque after the show. This niche style of dance will evoke sass, sex, strength and power. Get your tickets for this seductive, entertaining showcase here. If you buy at least three tickets, you will automatically get an additional ticket for free.

(credit: Irvine Barclay Theatre)

(credit: Irvine Barclay Theatre)


Pacific Dance
Irvine Barclay Theatre
4242 Campus Drive
Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 854-4646
June 20 through 23
www.thebarclay.org

Join the Pacific Dance company during the upcoming show at the Irvine Barclay Theatre. If you enjoy watching several forms of dance, then this may be the show for you. The performance will incorporate various styles of dance such as modern, jazz, tap, lyrical and classical ballet. Don’t miss the multitude of dance talent that will be illustrated at this showcase.

Related: Best Dance Studios In Orange County

(credit: Irvine Barclay Theatre)

(credit: Irvine Barclay Theatre)


Festival Ballet Theatre: Gala Of The Stars
Irvine Barclay Theatre
4242 Campus Drive
Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 854-4646
Aug. 16
www.thebarclay.org

For a top-notch dance experience, don’t miss “Festival Ballet Theatre: Gala of the Stars.” The show is composed of renowned dancers from leading dance companies all over the world. Be moved by the dancers’ technique and passion during this unforgettable showcase of performing arts at its best; the athleticism and showmanship will leave you inspired.

(credit: Southland Ballet Academy)

(credit: Southland Ballet Academy)


Southland Ballet Academy: Summer Intensive Performance
Irvine Barclay Theatre
4242 Campus Drive
Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 854-4646
Aug. 16
www.thebarclay.org

Founded and directed by the accomplished Salwa Rizkalla, Southland Ballet Academy is home to some of the most talented dancers in the area. The students have earned numerous awards nationally and internationally for their commendable performances. Additionally, many of Southland Ballet Academy’s dancers have pursued careers with some of the most prestigious dance companies from all over the world such as San Francisco Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Stuttgart Ballet, Scottish Ballet, Houston Ballet, Memphis Ballet and Colorado Ballet. Be sure to put this showcase of impeccable classical ballet talent on your events calendar.

Related: OC’s Best Local Theater Directors

Stacy Brecht is a professional writer, dancer, marketer and model in the Los Angeles area. Brecht also enjoys traveling, wine, fitness training, volunteering, movies and trying new restaurants. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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