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November  2012                                                                          Louise Reichlin & Dancers 


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 11/16-18, 2012

Friday - Saturday - Sunday


3 days of Dance/Multimedia Performance Piece 


Official Premier of Tap Dance Widows Club
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Los Angeles Choreographers & Dancers present

                        Louise Reichlin & Dancers in "Baggage"


Dances include 'Mourning Light', 'Tap Dance Widows Club' (premier), 'Remembrance',  'new york 1960's, hot sidewalks, moondog on 6th ave, splatter paint (in progress),  'Tap Tribute', Conversation with the audience.


Pictured above: photos by Paul Antico and digital design above from artwork of Audri Phillips in 'Mourning Light'. Dancers top window are Steven Nielsen, Angela Todaro, Elizabeth Poinsette & Jenni Kiilholma, this window Zsolt Banki & Elizabeth Poinsette, and Jon and Inga Zerby.  

Quick Moves
Tickets Now On Sale - coming on November 16-18, 2012
In Conjunction with this, our first USA Artist Fund Raising Project
When, Where, Who, How Much
Special Thanks
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Tickets Now On Sale - coming on November 16-18, 2012

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In Conjunction with this, our first USA Artist Fund Raising Project
On November 16-18 we will be returning to the Miles Memorial Playhouse for the official premier of "Tap Dance Widows Club", and other pieces for the "Baggage Project". It will be sold out as our first "in progress" was there, and tickets are now on sale. Please add it to your calendar NOW!
And in conjunction with this - Our First Fundraising USA Project

We are pleased and very excited to announce our very first fundraising USA Project.
The project: "Tap Dance Widows Club/ The Baggage Project, Multiple dance forms in a unique multimedia piece using the power of Dance, an inside story from 30's Hollywood to now, inspired by a death."
Please come see the work, and please help us fund it. Click the line above!!
We only have 22 days left to raise $5,000 (we are up to $2,920) or we can't access the funds.
Thank you in advance-
The three tap dance widows are Loretta Zerby (widow of Jon), Katherine Hopkins Nicholas (widow of Fayard), and Louise Reichlin (widow of Alfred Desio). Above is a screen shot from the June presentation Louise did at the Dance USA conference. You can see dancers as well from the opening dance section. I am thankful that we recorded the 'conversations' with the three of us in 2011, as Katherine recently passed away. The work, like life, is both joyous and sad, and combined intimate portraits of the three men who were amazing dancers, with our combined worlds of dance. We have changed it a bit from our preview, but  below is a sample from the preview.
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When, Where, Who, How Much
WHEN - November 16-18   Friday @ 7:30pm, Saturday @ 4:00 and & 7:30pm, Sunday @ 4:00pm
WHERE - Miles Memorial Playhouse, 1130 Lincoln Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403

The parking lot is on Lincoln Blvd, 100 yards South of Wilshire Blvd. The ramp is on the East side of Lincoln, leading down into a subterranean garage. Say you are coming to the Miles performance for free parking.

ADMISSION - $20 General Admission, $17 Students/Seniors/DRC with ID
RESERVATIONS - 213-385-1171

WHO -             Director/Choreographer -  Louise Reichlin

                        Visual Artist -  Audri Phillips

                        Tribute -Hiroshi Hamanishi, M'saada Nia

                        Company Dancers -  Zsolt Banki, Jenni Kiilholma, Steven Nielsen, Elizabeth Ann  

                                     Poinsette, Kistina Pressler, Angela Todaro, Tonya Vivian and Laurie Huff 


LA C&D is funded in part by a grant from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission and the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs and by the donors listed on our web site. We thank you!!  

Special Thanks

Special thanks to you for your support!
Please continue to contribute and consider raising the amount if you are able. The USA Artist Project above must raise the $5,000 or we can't access the funds. The Los Angeles County Arts Commission and DCA City of Los Angeles grants are both matching grants. We will be showcasing in New York in January, and are also fund raising for that. 
Our school activities funded by Don Knabe's Educational Partnership Grant need matching funds. Our residency funded by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas has now finished, but your funds can take us to another location in that district! We will be starting a new school school project in partnership with the Hollywood Arts Council, also funded in part by Eric Garcetti, LA City Council District 13. 
Please visit the USA Project above, or our website to make your donation.



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Videos of Louise Reichlin & Alfred Desio:


click here for Reichlin on You/Tube 


click here for Desio on You/Tube 


Please contact us if you would like more information about anything you see here.





Louise Reichlin, Director

Louise Reichlin & Dancers/LA Choreographers & Dancers