June 24-26, 2022
Tickets start at $20
Ahmanson Theatre and Jerry Moss Plaza
The second half of this performance will take place outdoors on Jerry Moss Plaza.
Acclaimed choreographer Caleb Teicher brings the best of the Swing dance world to the concert stage! With live music by the Eyal Vilner Big Band, the cast of Lindy Hop champions bring the joy, fire and fight of competitive and social swing dance to prove that there’s no better time in history to SW!NG OUT! New choreography and direction by Caleb Teicher; a brain trust of collaborators Evita Arce, LaTasha Barnes, Nathan Bugh, Macy Sullivan and Eyal Vilner; stunning improvisation by Swing dance champions; and an outdoor post-show dance session on Jerry Moss Plaza offer audiences a high-energy, magical experience like no other.
Get Ready to Jump, Jive & SW!NG
With live music by the Eyal Vilner Big Band, this cast of Lindy Hop champions will bring the joy, fire and fight of competitive and social swing dance to the stage!
Free Pre-Performance Panel Discussion
Lindy Hop's Past and Present: Race, Identity and Cultural Responsibility
June 25, 2022, at 5:30 p.m.
Jerry Moss Plaza at The Music Center
FREE and open to the public
Join us for a fascinating discussion with Christi Jay Wells, LaTasha Barnes, Gaby Cook and Moncell Durden as they explore how the Lindy Hop—its practitioners, pedagogy, and community—has evolved from its dawn in the Black communities of Harlem to the international Lindy Hop culture we see today.