Los Angeles for Dance Lovers

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By Rachael Rollins

Los Angeles is one of the nation’s best cities for dance lovers. International talent comes to Los Angeles to train and perform, thrilling audiences with exciting live productions. Grab your dancing shoes and experience the best of dance culture in Los Angeles at these great attractions.

Great Performances

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The historic El Cid is a restaurant located in the Silver Lake area. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening, El Cid presents Flamenco Dinner Theater. Enjoy one hour of authentic Flamenco entertainment and a delicious four course meal beginning at 6 p.m. Call (323) 668-0318 for reservations.

UCLA Live at Royce Hall presents world-class performing arts with a global perspective, enhancing the experience by engaging, cultivating and developing artists and audiences. UCLA Live offers a diverse calendar of exciting performances featuring international dancers and the best local talent.

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion features one of the largest stages in the country and is the home of the LA Opera and Dance at the Music Center. Breathtaking dance performances are showcased throughout the year.

Take Center Stage

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The Conga Room at L.A. LIVE offers dance lessons every Saturday night. Tropycali Saturday night dance lessons at The Conga Room include Salsa, Cha Cha Cha and Merengue from 8 p.m. – 9 p.m. with live tropical and Spanish rock music.

The Mayan is a great venue for anyone passionate about dance. Every Sizzling Saturday, The Mayan offers live Salsa orchestras and top DJs from Latin America and the Caribbean to keep you moving on the dance floor.

The Edison is one of Downtown L.A.’s hottest nightspots. Built in 1910 to serve as a power plant, The Edison was redesigned to mix the art and industry of the past, present and future to create a stunning space. Live music and DJs keep the dance floor packed.

supperclub is in the historic Vogue Theatre on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, bringing the global sensation to Los Angeles. Cirque artists and dancers perform live to tickle each of the five senses, merging dining, drinking and dancing with a little debauchery. Special guest DJs play a mix of international downtempo and eclectic house for the dance floor crowd.

Level3 is a sleek upscale nightclub on the third floor of the Hollywood & Highland Center. Level3 is home to Club DV8, Hollywood’s hottest 18+ dance club for six years running. Club DV8 is hosted and broadcast live by KIIS FM, with KIIS DJs and special celebrity guests playing top 40 and hip hop to keep you on the dance floor.