I think that the show was really good and not so stuck up like a lot of other concerts I've seen. Everybody there were working hard and were really friendly. And I saw some well known faces in the dance community there as well. They are certainly not amateurs.
...And I know they didn't start 40 minutes late. I was watching the time.
This event was an absolute farce. A completely amateur production. I am sure that LA Weekly reprinted the press release verbatim and had no idea what an folly this event really was. The event started 40 minutes late. Most of the dancers were clearly beginners. The choreography, if you could all it that, was hackneyed when it was whimsical and art school pompous when it was earnest. Many in the audience were happy to escape at intermission. I am very disappointed that LA Weekly gave this a full paragraph in the calendar as if an endorsement. I will think twice in the future before I consider a calendar listing from the LA Weekly and, without hesitation, suggest people think twice before wasting there money on this dance festival that will do nothing but set the cause of popular dance back many a step.