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American Contemporary Ballet

American Contemporary Ballet Takes on George Balanchine and Fred Astaire

The great 20th-century choreographers are being celebrated in Classical Revival style

American Contemporary Ballet Turns On the Romance

This weekend the local company pays homage to the artistry of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers

Fred Astaire Returns to Mid Wilshire

This weekend American Contemporary Ballet pays homage to the Hollywood star by re-creating its April program—plus more

Celebrating the Legacy of Fred Astaire with American Contemporary Ballet

This weekend the troupe veers from classical pointe work and turns to ballroom dance

National Tap Dance Day: Celebrating with Master Tapper, Dean Barlow

Dean Barlow has worked with everyone from Frank Sinatra and Marlene Dietrich to Paula Abdul and Seth MacFarlane. Tomorrow, he'll celebrate National Tap Dance Day.

Grateful Dead: The Secrets Behind the Strange But Lucrative Business of Deceased Celebrity Licensing

Marilyn Monroe has endorsed cars. Humphrey Bogart’s face is on slot machines. Fred Astaire has danced with a vacuum. W.C. Fields sells everything. These stars may be among the dearly departed, but they’re earning more money than ever