The Sixth Annual MixMatch Dance Festival will return to the Miles Memorial Playhouse in Santa Monica, beginning Friday, Aug. 24 through Sept. 2.
Performances are scheduled at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 24-25 and Aug. 31-Sept. 1, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26 and Sept. 2 at the playhouse, 1130 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica.
Presented by the Hart Pulse Dance Company, the festival features over 50 choreographers and companies from across the country. The six shows will include performances of over 65 dances, covering tap, ballet, jazz, hip hop, Indian, contemporary, modern, lyrical, Krump, dance on film and belly dances.
The Hart Pulse Dance Company recently concluded its annual company performance of Revel, performed at the Miles Playhouse July 27-29.
MixMatch is geared towards promoting accessible, professional dance to the Los Angeles area, company director Amanda Hart says. Originating at the Electric Lodge in Venice, in 2006, the festival will hold its second run at the Miles Memorial Playhouse this year.
Tickets are $14. Free parking is available at the AT&T building south of Wilshire Boulevard.