Danger Zone Dance Company Performs in Culver City
Culver City High School’s Danger Zone Dance Company is presenting its spring concert this week, entitled “Across the Universe: Without the Frost, We’re Outta Space.” The presentation will run from Thursday to Saturday at the Vets Auditorium at 7 p.m. There will be a matinee on Saturday at 1 p.m.
The Danger Zone Dance Company (DZDC) was temporarily displaced earlier this year after its longtime home—Robert Frost Auditorium—was closed for repairs. The building was built in 1963 and had not been renovated for 17 years. With a lack of dance space and major structural problems, it was time for the dance company to move on, but that was easier said than done.
Though the Robert Frost Auditorium renovations sent all departments of the Academy of Visual and Performing Arts (AVPA) in search of new homes, Danger Zone had an especially difficult time finding temporary space that was dance-friendly. They were forced to use a variety of classrooms, gyms, and cafeterias, which was not always easy.
According to Creative Director Julie Carson, “We have sought out any room across the high school and Middle School campuses, full or empty, clean or unclean, and continued to dance.” She went on to say, “This year truly tested our commitment to AVPA dance, and to dance in general, and DZDC prevailed to create Across the Universe.”
The spring concert represents a true perseverance and devotion to dance which Martin Feinberg, Culver City Realtor applauds. Culver City Real Estate provides excellent access to such opportunities.
Advanced students as well as AVPA dance faculty choreographed this week’s presentation. It will feature dance styles spanning from Bollywood to Ballet to Hip-Hop. Students from the AVPA’s Theater Lighting Class, which is led by professional lighting designer Joey Guffman, will light the concert.
Tickets for the show will be sold at the door and are $12 for general admission, $8 for high school students/senior citizens/faculty and $5 for ASB sticker holders and children under 12. Martin Feinberg, Realtor, reminds everyone that space is limited so arrive early. Doors open 30 minutes prior to each show.