Performance Calendar

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

DANCECleveland & Cuyahoga Community College Presents Grupo Corpo

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DANCECleveland & Cuyahoga Community College Presents Grupo Corpo Saturday, January 20th, 2018 7:30 PM Sunday, January 21st, 2018 3:00 PM Playhouse Square – Ohio Theatre, Cleveland, OH http://www.dancecleveland.org/performances Tickets: $25- $60 Box Office Phone: 216-241-6000 Brazil’s Grupo Corpo heats things up with a winter performance of effortless movement and overflowing creativity. The highly sought after contemporary company was founded by Paulo Pederneiras in 1975, in Brazil, and debuted its first work, Maria Maria, the very next year.  Since then, the company has intensified its international touring and created more than 2,300 pieces, as well as ten full ballets in its repertoire. Most recently they performed as part of the closing ceremony during the 2016 Summer Olympics exhibiting their unique fusion of movement styles.

Verb Ballets’ Studio Ballet Up-Close

January 26, 2018 7:00PM

Verb Ballets Shaker Heights, Verb Ballets’ Studio Ballet Up-Close www.verbballets.org, 216-397-3757 Tickets $12-17 The Ballet Up-Close series was launched to give patrons the opportunity to break the boundaries of the stage and see performance just mere feet in front of them in studio. Stay afterwards to meet the dancers.

Performance and Time Arts Contemporary Dance Theater

February 2-3, 2017, 8:00 PM

Performance and Time Arts Contemporary Dance Theater, 1805 Larch Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45224 http://cdt-dance.org/pta 513-591-1222

Verb Ballets

February 3, 2018 8:00PM

Verb Ballets Cleveland, Breen Center for the Performing Arts
Tickets $25-35  www.verbballets.org, 216-397-3757
In celebration of Black History Month, Verb Ballets will remount original commissions by African American choreographers on the front of the rising choreographic scene. On the program will be works by award winning Philadelphia choreographer, Tommie Waheed Evans. Also, featured on the program will be works by Cleveland native, Antonio Brown a former Bill T Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company dancer.

Ohio Northern University Presents Choreographers’ Showcase

Saturday, February 3, 2018, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 4 at 2pm

Department of Theatre Arts Ohio Northern University Presents Choreographers’ Showcase www.freedcenter.com Box Office: 419-772-1900
The Choreographers’ Showcase Spring Dance Performance is presented by ONU students and faculty. This exciting showcase is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a broad range of dance styles. $20 – Adults, $10 – Seniors $5 – Students/Children A post-show discussion will take place immediately following the performance on Sunday, Feb. 4 and will be free of charge and open to the public. The discussion will feature the artistic staff and cast of the production sharing their experiences and responding to questions and comments from audience members.

Cincinnati Ballet Carmina Burana + Serenade

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Cincinnati Ballet Carmina Burana + Serenade
Audacious artistry and captivating beauty Carl Orff’s evocative score comes to life in the Cincinnati premiere of Carmina Burana by world-renowned choreographer Nicolo Fonte, complete with live music and the voices of the May Festival Chorus. Balanchine’s brilliant Serenade is a piece of ravishing beauty, performed to Tchaikovsky’s lush and romantic Serenade for Strings https://www.cballet.org/carminaburana-serenade/

Emerging Choreographers Concert

February 9-11, 2018

Emerging Choreographers Concert
2018 Wright State University   Dayton, OH Creative Arts Center Performance Studio 170 February 9, 2018 at 8:00 pm February 10, 2018 at 8:00 pm February 11, 2018 at 2:00 pm Join our emerging choreographers from the Wright State University Dance Program for the presentation of their Junior/Senior concert. Each work promises to be a unique expression of each junior and senior as they discover their artistic voice through movement. Come enjoy original, dynamic choreography!  A suggested $5.00 donation is recommended to help support future student productions

Giselle BalletMet

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BalletMet Davidson Theatre Columbus, OH https://www.balletmet.org/ performances/2017-18-season/ giselle/ Witness a love story that has captivated hearts for centuries with the World Premiere of Edwaard Liang’s Giselle. This timeless ballet, set to Adolphe Adam’s score, will share both classical and contemporary elements as it weaves the haunting tale of a peasant girl’s quest for love. Tickets are now on sale at ticketmaster.com.

Verb Ballets

February 17, 2018 7:00PM

Verb Ballets Wellington, Patricia Lindley Center for the Performing Arts Made in America www.verbballets.org Tickets $15 Ohio Regional Music Arts and Cultural Outreach (ORMACO) presents Verb Ballets in an evening of dances that transform you through time and movement on February 17, 2018 at the Patricia Lindley Center for the Performing Arts in Lorain County. With a variety of classical and contemporary works on the program the 30-year-old company will delight new audiences and dance enthusiasts!

Dayton Contemporary Dance Company’s Reunited

Dayton – February 24, 2018, 7:30p

Dayton Contemporary Dance Company’s Reunited
Celebrating the start of our 50th Anniversary with guest artists Victoria Theatre For tickets: Ticket Center Stage ticketcenterstage.org 937.228.3630 More information at www.dcdc.org/ season

Special Events: Dayton – February 23, 2018, 7:00p The Gathering: Dayton Contemporary Dance Company Family Reunion Dayton Women’s Club, 225 North Ludlow St, Dayton For tickets: Ticket Center Stage ticketcenterstage.org 937.228.3630 More information at www.dcdc.org/ season