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Inland Empire Dance Festival

Hey Riverside, we’re coming to you. The Inland Empire Dane Festival will feature performances by Kenneth Walker Dance Project, Maura Townsend Dance Company, Calliopus Contemporary Dance, Jazz Spectrum Dance Company, Nannette Brodie Dance Theatre, Fuse Dance Company, Tropicaleiza Dance Company & many more!

August 27

Two performances Tickets available now.

Balletfest is coming!

What do you get when you have ballet choreographers from San Diego, Los Angeles, Orange County and a recent transplant all the way from Toronto?  You get Balletfest.  An inspiring, multiplistic mix of contemporary ballet from nine different choreographers, it’s Balletfest! Join us for this first gathering featuring the works of both modern masters and emerging southland artists selected by Southern California’s own Kenneth Walker.

Balletfest a ballet festival

In association with CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Theater and Dance, Kenneth Walker Dance Project (KWDP) presents Balletfest. A treat for balletomanes, this festival of dance will be performed September 3, 2022, and present the work of nine choreographers, from emerging artists to modern masters.

Balletfest showcases works by José Costas, Jestoni “Jet” Dagdag, Joyce Lo, Zoe Marinello-Kohn, Maté Szentes, Stella Sing Yiun Ng, Marine de Vachon and fKWDP performing the work of Salvatore Aiello and Gerald Arpino, as well as This diverse group of up-and-coming choreographers was chosen from an open submission call. Each artist is helping to diversify the voices creating ballet in Southern California.

Program highlights will include the pas de deux from Light Rain by Gerald Arpino. Staged for KWDP by Joffrey Ballet alum Cameron Basden, this sensual duet is an audience favorite wherever it is performed. KWDP is proud to be the first company to perform it in Los Angeles since Joffrey moved to Chicago in 1995.

September 3

Tickets available now!

Meet the choreographers.


Past Performances:

Looking Back, Moving Forward, Alvas Performance Gallery May 15,

Inland Empire Dance Festival, Yucaipa Performing Arts Center August 14, 7pm. 2021

2019 Home Season, Martha B. Knoebel Dance Theatre, CSU Long Beach, August 3-4, 2019

Inland Empire Dance Festival, Box Theater, Riverside, July 2, 2019

DanceExchange at Old Town Temecula Community Theater.  August 2018

2018 Home Season, University Theater, CSU Dominguez Hills, July 2018

Presented by El Camino Center for the Arts, October, 2017

KWDP and Freshwater Dance Collective, February 2017, University Theater, CSU Dominguez Hills

2016 Home Season, World Premiere of The Seasons

Guests on the Motion Flux Scholarship Benefit Concert for  Moorpark College Dance Department 4/23 2016

DanceExchange at Old Town Temecula Community Theater.  December 15

2015 Home Season, August 2015

Guests on the Motion Flux concert of the Moorpark College Dance Department 4/23- 4/26, 2015

Presented by El Camino Center for the Arts, November 8, 2014

Trajectorie, August 10 2013

Salami Tactics, August 11 2012

Somewhere In-between. Guests at El Camino College Marsee Auditorium May 19, 2012 8pm

The Ballet Project, Barnsdall Gallery Theater April 28, 2012

Little by Little, AKA Poco a Poco August 13, 2011

Golden West College Dance Invitational -February 18, 2011

“Carte Blanche”, hosted by La Danserie -February 11, 2011 -Plaza del Sol Performance Hall

From the ground up- August 14, 2010 Martha Knoebel Theater, Long Beach, CA

“Uncaged” hosted by California Contemporary Ballet – July 17,2010

Help Desk/L.A. Showcase – April 18, 2010

Pasadena Dance Festival – February 20, 2010

Invitational Dance Concert at the Golden West College Theater-

September 18, 2009, Huntington Beach, CA

TriArt Festival – September 13, 2009, San Pedro, CA

Mortgaged Dreams – August 2, 2009, Martha Knoebel Theater, Long Beach, CA

MadBad Festival – May 1 & 2, 2009, Concord, CA

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