Month: August 2016

4 Performances by Blue13 for Western Arts Alliance

Blue13 will perform in three independent showcases for the Western Arts Alliance conference in Los Angeles, August 29th-31st.

LA DanceFest Monday August 29th, 9pm at Downtown Dance & Movement, just a few blocks from J.W. Marriott.  Greeters will be in the lobby to walk with presenters to the performance venue.  Open to WAA attendees only.
Also performing: BrokusRED, Anais Dance Opera, Down Around Brown Town, and more.  Food, Drinks, Merriment included! CLICK FOR CALENDAR LISTING.

Downtown Dance Showcase Tuesday August 30th, 8:30pm & 9:30pm at Downtown Dance & Movement, blocks from J.W. Marriott.  Greeters will be in the lobby to walk with presenters to the performance venue.  Free and open to the public, though WAA attendees will take seating preference.
Also performing: LACDC, Ate9, Jacob Jonas Company.  CLICK FOR CALENDAR LISTING.

DRC Homegrown Wednesday August 31st, 8:58pm at Los Angeles Theater Center.
Transportation: Shuttle buses will be available from REDCAT, after the Juried Showcase, as well as from the J.W. Marriott Hotel. Other options: Uber, discount code (up to $22) for first-time riders is Feeling22; by foot from the hotel is about a 30min. walk via W Olympic and S Spring Street; by car from the hotel is about a 9min. drive. FREE badged WAA attendees, $15 public, $10 DRC members. CLICK FOR CALENDAR LISTING.
Also performing: Helios, Pony Box, Antics, Versa Style, Troupe Vertigo Circus and more.

Achinta S. McDaniel joins faculty of USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance

For immediate release: August 1, 2016
Contact: Shoshana Mozlin, 310.876.2513

Blue13 Artistic Director, Achinta S. McDaniel has been appointed to the University of Southern California’s incredible Glorya Kaufman School of Dance in Los Angeles.  McDaniel will lecture and teach courses in Bollywood dance beginning in the Fall semester of 2016.  See her faculty profile page here.  An expert in Indian dance, particularly the Bollywood style, Achinta has worked as a choreographer for concert stage and the commercial film industry for over 15 years.  She is thrilled to take this step into such a renowned institution, surrounded by pioneers of dance on the faculty, and by gifted and talented students from across USC.  For more on USC Kaufman, visit