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Center Dance Arts Events

Upcoming Events

Events for the 17/18 season will be posted soon.

Cultural Trips

Journey to see the world's finest dance and culture through one-of-a-kind CDA trips. Past experiences have included exclusive meet and greets with ballet's leading choreographers and artists, and behind-the-scenes access to some of the most historic theatres and ballet schools in Buenos Aires, Montreal, London, Paris and St. Petersburg.

Dance Salons

Gather in intimate settings for exclusive discussions and participatory experiences with dance luminaries. Past guest artists have included dancers Diana Vishneva and Carla Korbes; founder of L.A. Dance Project, Benjamin Millepied; and executive producer/co-creator of So You Think You Can Dance, Nigel Lythgoe.

Meet the Artists Receptions

Mix and mingle with other dance lovers while learning about the world's leading dance companies through moderated conversations with visiting dancers and artistic leadership.

Student Outreach

Join us as The Music Center welcomes thousands of Los Angeles County students for free, tailored performances by world renowned dance companiesTwo weeks prior to every Student Matinee, teachers from participating schools are requested to attend a professional development workshop to learn how they can integrate movement into their classroom curriculum.

Technical Rehearsals

Observe the interplay of dancers, artistic staff and technical crew as The Music Center's visiting dance companies work through the process of preparing for opening night.