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Visions and Voices: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Dance in Southern California

A guide to research on dance to accompany the Visions and Voices program featuring Alvin Ailey Dance Theater.

Dance Venues

Listed below is a selective list of venues where local and visiting dance companies perform in Los Angeles and surrounding communities. Go to to view a calendar of upcoming dance performances throughout the region.

Dance Companies and Schools

The most comprehenive local directory of professional dance companies and dance-related service organizations is the Southern California Dance Directory compiled by Louise Reichlin, former instructor for Stage Movement For Actors in the USC School of Theatre, and teacher of Movement Training for Musicians classes for the USC Thornton School of Music.