November 6, 2003 |
Citing "artistic and professional reasons," Ballet Pacifica artistic director Molly Lynch has resigned from the Irvine-based company she has led since 1988. "It was an extremely difficult decision to make, but I felt it was the only reasonable alternative at this point," Lynch said Wednesday. "I'm trying to focus on the positive and all we did over the last 15 years and figure out what I'm going to do next." Lynch would not elaborate on her decision.
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November 12, 1999 |
"Women Waiting," a new work by Ballet Pacifica artistic director Molly Lynch, will be part of the Cal State Long Beach Dance Faculty concert, Nov. 17-21, at the Knoebel Dance Theater, Cal State Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Blvd. "They asked me to do a piece for the dance concert," Lynch said Thursday. "I auditioned the dancers in their [Cal State's] program and decided to do a new piece instead of restaging one of my older ones."
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June 5, 1998 |
Marilyn H. Lynch, a longtime volunteer and patron of music, ballet and theater in Orange County, died Wednesday. She was 69. A lifelong arts lover, Lynch graduated with a degree in music from Stanford University in 1950. She sang for numerous church choirs and other groups, and served as director of the South Coast Repertory and director and treasurer of Ballet Pacifica in Irvine.
October 24, 1997 |
About to celebrate her 10th anniversary as head of Ballet Pacifica, Molly Lynch surveys her tenure with satisfaction. "We've been definitely on a growth curve essentially in every way," she said recently. "We've expanded our repertory to encompass a lot of variety in choreography. We've hired dancers and better-caliber dancers.
October 4, 1991
Molly Lynch, Shawna Berke and Jenni Tanaka each had a goal and an assist and UC Irvine defeated Chapman, 5-0, in a nonconference women's soccer game Thursday at Irvine. Melissa Pilgrim and Lori Muzzongiro also scored and Amee Chapman had four saves for the Anteaters (5-5-1).