Upcoming opera, theater, music and dance events in Los Angeles

Find the best performances to see in Los Angeles, from classical music to avant garde opera

Photograph: Jakob N. LaymanLA Dance Project dress rehearsal at The Theater at Ace Hotel

Don't let anyone tell you Los Angeles is a cultural wasteland, and definitely don't let them get away with it. It's simply not true. Whether you're a fan of the performing arts, a subscriber or a single-ticket buyer, there's always a performance worth seeing in this city. Here are the best operas, dance performances, shows, concerts and more happening soon in LA.