“ESPLANADE, the most miraculous of dances, makes a lyric flow out of one expressive contrast after another. Stillness and movement, running and walking, joy and anguish, rushing forward and looking back, jumping high and falling splat: Your heart is brim-full while you watch.” — Alastair Macaulay
PAUL TAYLOR DANCE COMPANY, one of the great American troupes, arrives at the Wallis this weekend for three performances. And for dancers, there’s a Master Class on Saturday afternoon.
In addition to ESPLANADE, the company will perform SYZYGY, and THE WORD.
Friday and Saturday, May 5 and 6, at 8 pm.
Sunday, May 7, at 2 pm.
Saturday, May 6, at noon.
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
9390 Santa Monica Boulevard, Beverly Hills.
Above: Michael Trusnovec and Robert Kleinendorst in Syzygy.
Below: Eran Bugge (standing) and Trusnovec in Esplanade.
Photographs © Paul B. Goode.