October 20, 1998 |
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.
November 11, 2003 |
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.
October 22, 2002 |
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.
September 26, 2000 |
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.
October 19, 2004 |
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.
November 7, 2003 |
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.