Thayer Hall - The Colburn School
200 South Grand Avenue, Downtown Los Angeles, Los Angeles
Colburn presents The Joffrey Ballet in collaboration with Conservatory musicians and Colburn faculty, for an evening which will illuminate the creative process. Ashley Wheater MBE, Artistic Director of The Joffrey Ballet, and Leslie Carothers, former Joffrey principal dancer and current Colburn faculty, will discuss Yuri Possokhov’s blockbuster ballet Anna Karenina, which is based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy, and premiered at the Joffrey in 2019. They will be joined by Joffrey Ballet guest artists Jeraldine Mendoza and Dylan Gutierrez, who will perform excerpts from the ballet, accompanied by musicians from the Colburn Conservatory.This performance will be livestreamed.