The Ford Blog

Collective Memory Project performers

The Creative Act of Memory Building

June 06, 2018 | Behind the Scenes
by Brian Sonia-Wallace

They Didn’t Have a ‘Me’: Surviving and Thriving in L.A.’s Dance Scene

May 16, 2018
What hath Lula and Erwin Washington wrought? This eminent Los Angeles arts couple, married since 1970, shares nearly four decades as influential artists and educators; they are beloved figures, community leaders and role models, cornerstones of Los Angeles dance. The boy-girl couple who first started dating in the 11th grade are joint recipients of the 2018 Dance/USA Champion Award. The award, which recognizes outstanding dance leadership in the Annual Conference’s host city, will be bestowed at the conference opening dinner on June 6, 2018 in Los Angeles. It fits the Washingtons to a T.
Chano Dominguez's Flamenco Sketches

An Evening Equal Parts Jazz and Flamenco

May 10, 2018 | Behind the Scenes
Pianist Chano Dominguez opens the Ford Theatres 2018 Season wedding the spirit of flamenco with the pulse of jazz.

Tickets on sale now!

April 04, 2018 | Announcements
2018 and the Ford is back for its first full five-month season since 2013. If you didn’t get a chance to check out our new digs last year, 2018 is the year to swing by.  With so much outstanding work by so many stellar artists, the Ford Theatres’ season celebrates Los Angeles as a major cultural capital of the world. The 2018 season is packed to the gills with contemporary dance, jazz greats, film festivals, folklorico dance, rock ‘n’ roll, romantic trios, opera, spoken word and so much more.

Let's do the time-lapse again!

March 23, 2018 | Renovations
It's astounding. Time is fleeting. But listen closely... 
Yolanda and Jonathan with ukuleles at a JAM Session -- they have been coming to the Ford since 2013.

Dancing Through Life: Love at the Ford

February 14, 2018
Roses are red. Violets are blue. We love these stories and think you will too. From courtships to date nights and even an engagement, there is no shortage of happy couples who found love at the Ford—and it all started with a dance.