Anyone who made a resolution to explore L.A.’s performing arts can jump start the new year with a sampling of what is new with both established and emerging SoCal dance companies as 18 dance companies, mostly contemporary, but some hip hop and ballet, come together for the third annual Awakenings and Beginnings Dance Festival. The matinee and evening performances offer different line ups and dances from Axxiom Dance Collective, BE Dance Company, Brockus: RED, C. Eule Dance, Djanbazian Dance Company, For Dance Company, FUSION Dance Theater, Hart Pulse Dance Company, Hill Speak Dance Project, Mattidance Company, Multi Plex Dance, Nancy Evans Dance Theater, No Strings Attached, OdDancity, Orlando Agawin & Dancers, Ptero Dance, San Pedro City Ballet, and the host company Rubans Rouges Dance Company. Info and tickets at

Sat., Jan. 10, 2 & 8 p.m., 2015
(Expired: 01/10/15)

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