Performing Arts Archive

OceanDance 2004

Fri., Dec. 31, 9:30 pm
Sat., Jan. 1, 8 pm
Location: Hollywood Beach at Johnson Street

Celebrate the New Year South Florida style amid the gentle tropical breezes, swaying palm trees, and soothing, lapping waves on Hollywood Beach at this free outdoor event. Arrive early and don’t forget to bring your beach chair, as this annual event cannot be missed.


Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company

Fri., April 30, 2004, 8pm
Sat., May 1, 2004, 8 pm
Hollywood Central Performing Arts Center

Founded in 1972, New York-based Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company is an example of the best of the American melting pot. Modern dance techniques are employed, and the richness in background is such that the audience is treated to many different styles and influences.

“The Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company painted portraits in movement, the action gained emotional intensity.” – New York Times


The Trouble With Peggy: Pieces of Guggenheim

Apr., 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 2004, 8 pm
Apr., 18, 25, 2004, 2 pm matinee
Hollywood Central Performing Arts Center

“Brilliantly staged…Ingenious theatre.” – The Wall Street Journal

“Engrossing, highly imaginative.” – Chicago Sun-Times

Acclaimed playwright/actress Donna Blue Lachman brings to life The Trouble With Peggy: Pieces of Guggenheim, a drama about heiress and art collector Peggy Guggenheim. Hailed as a smash hit by critics, this 90-minute show transports audiences back in time to Bohemian France, the expulsion of leading modern artists from Europe by the Nazis, and to New York City in the 1950s.


Kun-Yang Lin / Dancers

Fri., April 2, 2004, 8 pm
Sat., April 3, 2004, 8 pm
Hollywood Central Performing Arts Center

From an early age, Artistic Director Kun-Yang Lin has created cohesive and powerful choreography which explores the passion, humor, depth, and emotional power of human relationships and humanity’s relationship to the world around us.

“Mr. Lin’s performance is a life on fire…very provocative. He uses his body to express the deep personal feelings. He gives all that he has, holding nothing back!” – Taiwan Dance Magazine

“Kun-Yang Lin cuts through space like a knife.” – The New York Times


Johannes Wieland Dance Company

Fri., Mar. 26, 2004, 8 pm
Sat., Mar. 27, 2004, 8 pm
Hollywood Central Performing Arts Center

A former principal Bejart dancer, Artistic Director Johannes Wieland’s work cuts the edge, blurs the lines, and creates a stylistic precedent.

“Mr. Wieland can choreographically conjure up emotions without relying on gimmicks.” – The New York Times


No Apologies: The Life and Art of Isadora Duncan

Feb., 26, 27, 28, 2004, 8 pm
Feb., 29, 2004, 2 pm matinee
Hollywood Central Performing Arts Center

“…The Company offers insight and revelations, Pre-Raphaelite sensuality as well as sharp and unexpected dynamics…Brilliant.” – The New York Times

Lori Belilove & Company brings to life the spirit of Isadora Duncan in the internationally acclaimed production, Isadora…No Apologies. This compelling portrayal of the mother of modern dance showcases Isadora’s life and loves as well as the unique qualities of her repertoire.


Condors Japanese Dance

Fri., Feb. 6, 2004, 8 pm
Sat., Feb. 7, 2004, 8 pm
Hollywood Central Performing Arts Center

The founder of one of Japan’s most innovative companies, Peruvian-born Artistic Director Ryohei Kondo has a vision of 21st Century dance that is fast paced, funny, and thought provoking at the same time.

“This skillful, endearing guy group knows how deeply escape calls to young people and how laughter and dance embody it at its most fulfilling.” – Los Angeles Times


Urban Ballet Theater

Fri., Jan. 23, 2004, 8 pm
Sat., Jan. 24, 2004, 8 pm
Hollywood Central Performing Arts Center

By using ballet to express contemporary issues, Urban Ballet Theater’s Artistic Director Daniel Catanach has made this classical art form accessible to a vast range of audiences.

“[Artistic Director Daniel] Catanach’s choreography, fluent to the point of ranginess, swirls all over the map. His dancers…hold nothing back.” – Dance Magazine