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September 22, 2000
Tickets are available for the sixth annual American Choreography Awards taking place Sunday at 6 p.m. at the Alex Theatre in Glendale. Awards will be handed out for the best choreography in motion pictures, television, commercials and music videos.
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October 19, 2004 | Lewis Segal, Times Staff Writer
If dancers are usually nothing more than sideshows or special effects in contemporary Hollywood, the annual American Choreography Awards allows them one long evening of delirious self-celebration and empowerment. Divided into eight categories, the awards honor achievements in dance on camera and often confirm the worst about the dancers' status quo. But the event itself is more a carnival of the dispossessed than a conventional, celebrity-laden trophy giveaway.
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October 16, 2001 | CHRIS PASLES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Amid the excitement and glamour at the Seventh Annual American Choreography Awards show Sunday at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, one theme kept bringing everyone back to earth. "It's always about giving back to the masters," choreographer Brian "Footwork" Green said in accepting the first hip-hop-style video award. Green won for the Mya music video "Free," sharing honors in this division with Tina Landon for her choreography for another Mya video, "Case of the Ex."
ENTERTAINMENT
November 11, 2003 | Lewis Segal, Times Staff Writer
The ninth annual American Choreography Awards honored dance-for-camera (movies, television, music videos) at the Orpheum Theatre on Sunday with a typically delirious compendium of high-voltage live performances, splashy film clips, emotional tributes and revealing acceptance speeches.
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October 20, 1998 | LEWIS SEGAL, TIMES DANCE CRITIC
With the fervor of a revival meeting, the fifth annual American Choreography Awards honored dance achievement in film and television on Sunday during a three-hour celebration at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre. Formerly named the Bob Fosse Awards--and before that, the L.A. Dance Awards--this evolving and expanding event was retitled this year to avoid confusion with other Fosse-related projects. Co-produced by the L.A.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 11, 2003 | Lewis Segal, Times Staff Writer
The ninth annual American Choreography Awards honored dance-for-camera (movies, television, music videos) at the Orpheum Theatre on Sunday with a typically delirious compendium of high-voltage live performances, splashy film clips, emotional tributes and revealing acceptance speeches.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 22, 2002 | Lewis Segal, Times Staff Writer
With Hollywood presenters galore, but also a pervasive sense of family, the eighth annual American Choreography Awards celebrated dance in film and television during a 3 1/2-hour program Sunday at the Orpheum Theatre. Despite its name, the event honored only dance-for-camera and didn't limit eligibility to Americans.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 26, 2000 | LEWIS SEGAL, TIMES DANCE CRITIC
Midway through the first half of the sixth American Choreography Awards, Sunday at the Alex Theatre, Broadway virtuoso Hinton Battle got the audience on its feet for a lesson in the fluid, expressive movement style of veteran jazz-dance teacher Luigi, winner of the Educator Award. But it was Luigi himself (a.k.a.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 19, 2004 | Lewis Segal, Times Staff Writer
If dancers are usually nothing more than sideshows or special effects in contemporary Hollywood, the annual American Choreography Awards allows them one long evening of delirious self-celebration and empowerment. Divided into eight categories, the awards honor achievements in dance on camera and often confirm the worst about the dancers' status quo. But the event itself is more a carnival of the dispossessed than a conventional, celebrity-laden trophy giveaway.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 7, 2003 | Chris Pasles
Stomp, the popular post-industrial percussion dance troupe from Britain, will perform a North American premiere Sunday at the ninth annual American Choreography Awards at the Orpheum Theater, 842 S. Broadway, in downtown Los Angeles. Stomp creators Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas will attend the 6 p.m. show to receive an Innovator Award.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 22, 2002 | Lewis Segal, Times Staff Writer
With Hollywood presenters galore, but also a pervasive sense of family, the eighth annual American Choreography Awards celebrated dance in film and television during a 3 1/2-hour program Sunday at the Orpheum Theatre. Despite its name, the event honored only dance-for-camera and didn't limit eligibility to Americans.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 16, 2001 | CHRIS PASLES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Amid the excitement and glamour at the Seventh Annual American Choreography Awards show Sunday at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, one theme kept bringing everyone back to earth. "It's always about giving back to the masters," choreographer Brian "Footwork" Green said in accepting the first hip-hop-style video award. Green won for the Mya music video "Free," sharing honors in this division with Tina Landon for her choreography for another Mya video, "Case of the Ex."
ENTERTAINMENT
September 26, 2000 | LEWIS SEGAL, TIMES DANCE CRITIC
Midway through the first half of the sixth American Choreography Awards, Sunday at the Alex Theatre, Broadway virtuoso Hinton Battle got the audience on its feet for a lesson in the fluid, expressive movement style of veteran jazz-dance teacher Luigi, winner of the Educator Award. But it was Luigi himself (a.k.a.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 22, 2000
Tickets are available for the sixth annual American Choreography Awards taking place Sunday at 6 p.m. at the Alex Theatre in Glendale. Awards will be handed out for the best choreography in motion pictures, television, commercials and music videos.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 20, 1998 | LEWIS SEGAL, TIMES DANCE CRITIC
With the fervor of a revival meeting, the fifth annual American Choreography Awards honored dance achievement in film and television on Sunday during a three-hour celebration at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre. Formerly named the Bob Fosse Awards--and before that, the L.A. Dance Awards--this evolving and expanding event was retitled this year to avoid confusion with other Fosse-related projects. Co-produced by the L.A.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 24, 2003 | Lewis Segal
Should works choreographed for the stage and then filmed years later be judged in the same category as new choreography created especially for the camera? That question arose recently when the board of directors for the ninth annual American Choreography Awards learned that one of its nominating committees had placed German dance-theater icon Pina Bausch alongside four other dance-makers in the feature film category.
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October 14, 2004 | Victoria Looseleaf, Special to The Times
Dance may be the most ephemeral of art forms, but when captured on film or video, it can live happily ever after. Celebrating the art and craft of making dance for the camera is the raison d'etre for the American Choreography Awards, now in their 10th year. In addition to screening film clips, the show features an eclectic array of performers Sunday at the Orpheum Theatre.
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