Laurie Sefton’s Clairobscur Dance Company Summer Soirée Fundraiser was a stunning success! Held on Saturday, June 7th at the offices of CO Architects and co-chaired by Jacqueline Hinton, Alana Mitnick and David Johnson. Guests enjoyed amazing views of Los Angeles and the Hollywood Hills, food by Impeccable Taste Catering and drinks by St. Petersburg Vodka and Belle Ambiance Family Vineyards. Emotion actress Alison LaPlaca introduced Artistic Director Laurie Sefton who spoke passionately about the state of arts funding in California and the current explosion of LA based dance companies. The company performed an excerpt from “More Please,” previewed a section from Laurie’s newest work and premiered indie band Hotel Cinema’s music video Haunting which was choreographed and directed by Laurie with performances by Clairobscur dancers Alyson Mattoon and Jackie Hinton. Clairobscur is currently raising funds for Laurie’s new work about memory, which will premiere later this year. She is collaborating with the gifted composer Bryan Kostors on an original score for this new work. The evening ended with guests dancing to tunes spun by DJ Erik Lohr.