Tag: Marat Daukayev School of Ballet

Ballerinas at Marat Daukayev dance for joy and in person

Ballerinas at Marat Daukayev dance for joy and in person

| September 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

Happiness and happy feet are what the students at Marat Daukayev School of Ballet are feeling these days. After many months of practicing alone at home and only connecting with their ballet friends via Zoom, the dancers are finally back in person as of July. Parents and dancers alike are “On cloud nine,” according to […]

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Marat Ballet leaps to its next stage in life

Marat Ballet leaps to its next stage in life

| October 31, 2019 | 1 Comment

Marat Daukayev School of Ballet has found a new home, after a full-out search that included parents and students and was supported partly by a gofundme.com campaign. Scheduled to open as we went to press, the much-beloved area school signed a five-year lease for a 10,000-square foot space on the second floor of the Equitable […]

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Marat Daukayev Ballet bids adieu to La Brea dance studio

Marat Daukayev Ballet bids adieu to La Brea dance studio

| June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

It must have been 102 degrees in the dance hall June 16, as throngs of dancers, parents, friends, teachers and politicians packed the vaulted, honeycomb ceilinged room for the final performance of the Marat Daukayev School of Ballet at its La Brea Avenue dance studio. But no one seemed to notice. All eyes, moist with […]

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Marat Ballet search for new studio, home

Marat Ballet search for new studio, home

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Marat Daukayev School of Ballet is being forced to vacate its studios at 731 S. La Brea Ave. after the property was sold last year to real estate firm Langdon Street Capital, which is reportedly repurposing the building as office space.  The ballet school — many of its 300 students live in the neighborhood […]

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‘Nutcrackers’ make leaps and bounds

‘Nutcrackers’ make leaps and bounds

| November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

See snowflakes dance and candy treats perform for Clara and her prince at “Nutcracker” performances across the Southland. Marat Daukayev School of Ballet’s “Nutcracker” will be at the Luckman Theater, 5151 State University Dr., Sat., Dec. 8 at 2 and 7 p.m. and Sun., Dec. 9 at 11:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Local children performing […]

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Local ballerina leaves Larchmont for Moscow State Theater

Local ballerina leaves Larchmont for Moscow State Theater

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

A young Windsor Village resident has been offered a position at the Moscow State Theater of Russian Ballet. Matisse Love, 17, will begin dancing in Moscow this month under the artistic direction of Vyacheslav Gordeyev. “I’m really excited,” says Love. “It will be a great opportunity to travel and experience new cultures.” A former student […]

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