“On Pointe” at 50, and Beyond!… -Sat. NOV 2

  • 07:30 PM
  • Scherr Forum-Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Thousand Oaks, CA
  • 805-449-ARTS (2787)


“On Pointe” at 50, and Beyond!…


Former American Ballet Theater Ballerina

Marie-France Lévesque

with distinguished Star Guest Artists

Grammy nominated composer and world-renowned latin piano virtuoso, Freddie Ravel.

Opera Singer and “Ms. Senior California and America 2012” Elizabeth Howard.

and Ensemble from her

Los Angeles Dance Company.


Just turning 50, Marie-France Lévesque returns to the stage and on pointe after a serious car accident stopped her dance career 14 years ago. This inspiring and motivational ballet, contemporary & music performance is sure to surprise, delight and empower people of all ages to believe they can re-invent their lives and careers, overcome adversity and pursue their dreams and passions even after 50 and keep everyone “on pointe” with themselves in their life.


Dance and music performance.

The performance will feature a medley of pas-de-deux from the classical ballet repertoire, many new neo-classical and contemporary pieces as well as tango & latin works .

Choreographies by Former ABT dancers Craig Williams, Lorin Johnson and Marie-France Lévesque, Former San Francisco Ballet Principal dancer Mark Lopes, Former Paris Opera Principal dancer Patrick Frantz.

Featuring special guest artists, Opera Singer and “Ms. Senior California and America 2012” Elizabeth Howard, and Grammy nominated composer and world-renowned latin piano virtuoso, Freddie Ravel, among others.


About Los Angeles Choreographers & Dancers

Founded in 1979, Los Angeles Choreographers & Dancers (LA C&D) is a non-profit dance organization (501-(c)(3)- IRS ID # 95-3509028). They are the fiscal sponsor for this company. (More information about L.A. Choreographers & Dancers can be found at www.lachoreographersanddancers.org



In attendance at the performance will be approximately 400 guests. Tickets price will be $35 and $47 for the performance only. VIP Champagne Reception: $55.  Tickets on sale at the box office in person or through www.Ticketmaster.com or www.CivicArtsPlaza.com


For Tickets Call 805-449-ARTS (2787)





mapDirections & Parking

The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza is located at:2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Thousand Oaks, CA


From Northbound 101 Ventura Freeway:

Take Hampshire Road exit, make a right and turn left onto Thousand Oaks Blvd. Enter parking structure by turning left at Dallas Drive.

From Southbound 101 Ventura Freeway:

Take Rancho Road exit, make a left, and turn right onto Thousand Oaks Blvd. Enter parking structure at Dallas Drive.

From Simi Valley and Moorpark:

Take 23 Fwy South; exit Thousand Oaks Blvd/Hillcrest. Turn left on Thousand Oaks Blvd. Enter parking structure by turning right on Dallas Drive.

Parking Fee: $7 per vehicle on performance dates.

A six level parking structure is located adjacent to the Civic Arts Plaza. From the parking structure, The Fred Kavli Theatre is accessed by taking the elevator to Level 3, while the SCHERR FORUM THEATER is reached by taking the elevator to Level 3 and then taking either of the two Plaza elevators down to Level 2.

Disabled Access

Disabled access parking is located on all levels. Both the Fred Kavli Theatre and the Scherr Forum are fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Wheelchair locations are available in various areas of both theatres. Patrons needing to take advantage of these locations are asked to contact the Civic Arts Plaza Box Office at (805) 449-2787 prior to the performance so that arrangements may be made.


In deference to the artist and the audience, latecomers will be seated at the discretion of the house staff and/or artist at an appropriate pause in the program. Those who leave during the performance will not be readmitted until the end of the work or at intermission.


Children are welcome, however, every patron must have a ticket regardless of age. As a courtesy to other guests, patrons are asked to bear in mind that it is not appropriate for small children to attend events where silence is necessary to fully enjoy the performance. In all cases, infants in arms are not permitted.

Cell Phones and other Electronics

As a courtesy to both patrons and performers, use of cell phones and pagers is not permitted in the theatres. Guests are also asked to disconnect their alarm watches before the performance begins.

Cameras and Recorders

Photography and audio/video recording of any performance, or the possession of any such device inside the theatres is strictly prohibited. Please check these items with the House Manager. Violation of this rule may result in eviction from the theatre at the discretion of management.