Performance Calendar

These listings update the printed edition of the Newsletter Calendar of Events published in Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall.

BalletMet’s Don Quixote

Columbus – March 1-3

Don Quixote – A classical story packed with a touch of guile, a heap of chivalry and plenty of humor, Don Quixote invites you on a quest of misguided love and longing. Join the man of La Mancha, at once charming and zealous, and a cast of colorful characters for one of the most celebrated dance dramas in history, known for its beautiful costumes and elegant scenery.
Photo: Sophie Miklosovic

Neos Dance Theater – Lose Your Marbles

Akron – March 1, 2019, 8 p.m.

Neos Dance Theater
Lose Your Marbles,
Ticket prices are $23 reserved & $18 General.
Akron Civic, 182 South Main Street Akron, Ohio 44308
Ticket Office: (330) 253-2488

Women of Courage: These Are the Women We Come From

Columbus – Friday, March 1, 2019  8:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 2, 2019  6:30 p.m.

Women of Courage: These Are the Women We Come From
Friday, March 1:  Rhoda Belton, Niki Hampton, Suzan Bradford Kounta and Melodia Liberte
Saturday, March 2: Rachelle Ridley-Steward, Cheryl T. Sims, Debra Tribune and the Late Barbaraline James Young

Columbus Dance Theatre
Fisher Theatre
592 E. Main Street
Columbus, OH 43215

Please contact Katina at 614.237.8915.
Purchase tickets online:

DANCECleveland Presents Vertigo Dance Company

Cleveland – Sat. March 9th at Playhouse Square


Tickets: 216-241-6000 or
One of Israel’s most highly regarded contemporary dance companies; Vertigo takes the viewer on an exciting and challenging journey into unfamiliar territories with every performance. The company strives to bring people closer together and touch them through the language of the body and movement, which can be felt from their powerful performances. The March performance of Vertigo Dance Company at Playhouse Square will feature, their new work “One. One & One” created by Artistic Director, Noa Wertheim.
More info about Vertigo at:

New Vision Dance Co. presents “UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL, vol. 4”

Cleveland – March 15 at 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm.
March 16 at 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm

Artistic Director, Melissa Gould will reveal works in progress inspired by the challenges of confined space. Audience members will experience inventive movement in the immersive Green Room at Short North Stage in four individual hour-long performances. Guest Artists include Sukanya Chand, Mackenzie Leland and Tahrea Maynard.
The Green Room at Short North Stage, 1187 N High St, Columbus, OH 43201
Admission: $18, available at

Cincinnati Ballet – Director’s Cut

Cincinnati – March 21-24

Music Hall
Experience the colossal blend of music and dance in this dazzling pair of works by Cincinnati favorite, Adam Hougland, both set to the music of the iconic Igor Stravinsky. The first is Rite of Spring, a ritualistically visceral tale that is breathtaking and tribal at the same time. The second is the intoxicating Firebird, Hougland’s unique take on the classic ballet about the intertwined lives of a hunter and a magical bird.

Cleveland – CSU Spring Dance Concert

Cleveland – March 22 and 23, 2019, at 7:30 PM 

The Allen Theatre at Playhouse Square
1501 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115.
All tickets are $5.00 and may be purchased by phone at 216.241.6000, online at or in person ahead of time at the State Theatre Ticket Office.

Balance, DCDC2 and University of Dayton Dance Ensemble

Dayton – March 23, 8p & 24,1p, 2019


University of Dayton, Kennedy Union Boll Theater
300 College Park Drive, Dayton, OH
The annual collaboration between DCDC2 and UD Dance Ensemble

Cincinnati Ballet – Aladdin

Cincinnati – March 30-April 7

Aronoff Center
Leap aboard the magic carpet for fun and adventure as Cincinnati Ballet presents the mystical tale of Aladdin, a poor young boy who strives to win the love of a beautiful princess while spoiling the plans of an evil magician. Filled with comedy, romance, and including narration for even the youngest in the audience, Aladdin is a magical ride for the whole family featuring Cincinnati Ballet Second Company.

The Dancing Wheels Company

Cleveland – April 2, 2019 at 7pm

The Dancing Wheels Company
The Lasting Legacy Tour, 216-432-0306,

Ohio University World Music & Dance Concert

Athens – April 5th 

Ohio University

World Music & Dance Concert @ 7:30 p.m.
Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium, Ohio University. General Admission $12.

Neos Dance Theater M.A.D.E. in Ashland, 2019

Ashland – Saturday, April 6, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Neos Dance Theater M.A.D.E. in Ashland, 2019
Ticket prices are $18  – $10 General.   General 18, Senior 15, student 10
Archer Auditorium 1440 King Road, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Neos and the incredible talents of the community in a multimedia performance highlighting Music, Art, Dance, and Education. Featured guest artist singer Kelly Knowlton, jazz pianist Chip Stephens, textile artist Barbara Morejon, and the Neos dancers.

Canton Ballet The Little Mermaid

Canton – April 13 & 14, 2019 at 2:00pm

Canton Ballet
The Little Mermaid
Palace Theatre, 605 Market Avenue N. 330-455-7220
Choreographer in residence Angelo Lemmo’s colorful and light-hearted version of the beautiful mermaid who dreams of becoming human.

Photo: Canton Ballet’s Little Mermaid dancers Bradley Beckwith and Paige Henman