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Performance Calendar

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

Cincinnati Ballet

Sept. 15-24
Cincinnati Ballet
NYC Ballet superstar headlines MORE ROOM TO PLAY, Kaplan New Works
Cincinnati Ballet opens the Diamond 60th Anniversary season with MORE ROOM TO PLAY, Kaplan New Works, at the Aronoff Center for the Arts, Jarson-Kaplan Theater. MORE ROOM TO PLAY features three world premieres from incredible artists Tiler Peck, New York City Ballet principal dancer and international superstar with Balderrama. This is a place where the music is played and everyone dances and feels the rhythm deep in their bones;” Houston Thomas, an innovative dance maker based in Dresden, Germany with In The Smoke; And patron favorite choreographer David Morse with the title work, MORE ROOM TO PLAY, one originally conceived during the pandemic. The program also features an evocative piece from San Francisco-based choreographer Amy Seiwert, who serves as the artistic head of her own contemporary ballet company, Amy Seiwert’s Imagery, and is currently the Associate Artistic Director of Smuin Ballet based in San Francisco.

Wexner Center for the Arts Presents Tere O’Connor 

Sep 21–Sep 23
Wexner Center for the Arts
Tere O’Connor 
Uncompromising and ever-changing, Tere O’Connor is the consummate New York City choreographer whose chief concern is “endlessly evolving, flowering complexity.
Says O’Connor,“I have often looked at the tension between unison and non-unison movement as a communicative engine in dance, creating works of great intensity using extreme unison to document the oppressive systems imposed on humans. My focus on the unison/non-unison binary is an enactment of the real human choice between an organized, obedient life and/or freedom.” For Rivulets, O’Connor chooses freedom and attempts to jettison unison entirely in a new
work for seven dancers that the New York Times described as “masterly choreographic design producing its own diffusion, an orderly entropy.”
You can find additional info on the Tere O’Connor performance here:

photo Maria Baranova