Performance Calendar

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

KDiehl Danceworks presents “illuminations of identity”

Cleveland – January 20, 2017 at 6:00pm

This is a collaborative project inspired by Anne Kmieck’s installation entitled “Riparazion: Meditations on the Fullness of Being (Women)”. Choreography/Improvisational structures (Kathy Diehl and dancers) and musical composition/sound scape (Mike McNamara).
www.kdiehldanceworks.com/
www.kmieckgallery.com
The Galleries at CSU Cowell and Hubbard Building at Playhouse Square?1307 Euclid Avenue?Cleveland, OH 44115

The Seldoms: Power Goes Presented by Contemporary Dance Theater

Friday, January 20, Sat. Jan. 21, 2017 8:00pmjan-20

The Seldoms: Power Goes
Presented by Contemporary Dance Theater
The Seldoms, from Chicago, led by Artistic Director Carrie Hanson, return to Cincinnati after 5 years.  They are bringing one of their most powerful new works to Cincinnati for Inauguration weekend

Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati, Ohio

http://www.cincinnatiarts.org/events/detail/seldoms

http://cdt-dance.org/theseldoms17/

Dancers, don’t miss these incredible opportunities to take Masterclasses with The Seldoms at Contemporary Dance Theater’s studios in College Hill!

Modern Masterclass: Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 10:30am-12:00pm. $15 in advance payable here, or $19-20 at-the-door.

Dance Theatre of Harlem Presented by DANCECleveland

Cleveland – January 21, 2017 3:00pm, 7:30pmjenelle-figgins-ingrid-silva-and-nayara-lopes-in-vessels-photo-by-renata-pavam

Dance Theatre of Harlem Presented by DANCECleveland
Playhouse Square – Ohio Theatre Founded in 1969 by Arthur Mitchell and Karel Shook. Now in its fourth decade, Dance Theatre of Harlem has grown into a multi-cultural dance company that has achieved unprecedented success. The January performances in Cleveland will include several works including a new piece of repertoire by Cleveland native and renowned modern dance choreographer, Dianne McIntyre that will carry a message of empowerment and beauty through the movement of contemporary ballet that can be enjoyed by audience members of all ages! Co-Presented with Tri-C. Tickets start at only $25. For tickets visit www.dancecleveland.org or call 216-241-6000.

Attention Dancers:

FREE ADVANCED BALLET TECHNIQUE MASTER CLASS with Dance Theatre of Harlem
In Collaboration with Cleveland State University Dance Program
Fri., January 20 from 5pm-6:30pm

for advanced dancers ages 15+.
Cleveland State University’s Middough Building

RSVP is Required.

Email: Alison@dancecleveland.org.

Please indicate your name, email address & age.
Please note, you should receive a confirmation within 24 hours once you have registered.

Jenelle Figgins, Ingrid Silva and Nayara Lopes in Vessels, Photo by Renata Pavam

Verb Ballets presents Ballet Up-Close

Shaker Heights – January 27, 2017

Verb Ballets presents Ballet Up-Close
www.verbballets.org / 216-397- 3757
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.

Dance Institute of The University of Akron presents The Snow Maiden

Akron – February 4-5, 2017

Dance Institute of The University of Akron presents The Snow Maiden
Contact Information: www.uakron.edu/di, 330-972-7949, danceinstitute@uakron.edu
Magical fairies, playful animals, a mysterious queen and a charming little girl of snow come to life when The University of Akron Dance Institute, a nationally recognized pre-professional dance program, presents its original full-length story ballet, The Snow Maiden, at E.J. Thomas Hall featuring guest artists, Dance Institute alumni, dance majors from the UA BFA program and over 50 Dance Institute students ages 5 through high school. Saturday at 7pm. Sunday at 1pm.Tickets $20 and $10.

Ohio Northern University? The Choreographers’ Showcase

Ada – February 4, 2017, 7:30 pm/February 5, 2017, 2:00 pm

Ohio Northern University
The Choreographers’ Showcase is presented by ONU students and faculty. This exciting showcase is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a broad range of dance styles.
TICKET PRICING: $20 – Adults?$15 – Faculty/Staff $10 – Seniors $5 – Students/Children Purchase tickets online through our website or call the Freed Center Box Office: 419-772-1990

BalletMet Columbus presents Peter Pan

Columbus – Feb. 10-12, 2017 ballet met Peter Pan

BalletMet Columbus presents Peter Pan
Ohio Theatre
Journey to Neverland for BalletMet’s Premiere of Michael Pink’s Peter Pan. This wildly popular production, which boasts an original score by Philip Feeney, will send dancers soaring (quite literally) across a stage filled with magical lighting tricks, grand scenery and intricate costumes. Join Wendy, Peter, Tinkerbell and Nana as they discover that staying young is a matter of the heart.

Cincinnati Ballet presents King Arthur’s Camelot?

Cincinnati – February 10-12Rodrigo Almarales

Cincinnati Ballet presents King Arthur’s Camelot
Aronoff Center for the Arts
One of the few ballets created based on the legendary tale, with original choreography by Victoria Morgan, King Arthur’s Camelot transports us to the mystical land of Camelot where the story of King Arthur, Lancelot and Guinevere unfolds in a visually stunning display of dance, drama and magic that the whole family will love! Complete with puppets, projections and jousting, this ballet is fit for royalty?so bring your whole castle and court! Exquisite costumes by Sandra Woodall, one of the dance world’s most sought after designers, and an original score by John Estacio set the scene as the newly crowned King Arthur takes on the trials of love and betrayal amidst a kingdom at war.
www.cballet.org / 513-621-5282

Emerging Choreographers Concert 2017 Wright State University

Datyon –  February 11, 2017, 8:00pm / February 12, 2017, 2:00pm

Emerging Choreographers Concert 2017
Wright State University
Creative Arts Center?Dance Performance Studio 170
Join our emerging choreographers from the Wright State University Dance Program for their Junior/Senior concert in our state of the art dance studio and performance space. This newly constructed studio, with comfortable seating and floor?to ceiling windows, creates an intimate setting that allows you to experience the dynamics of the dancers up close. Each work promises to be a unique expression of each junior and senior as they discover their artistic voice through movement. A suggested $3.00 donation is recommended to help support future student productions.

Verb Ballet Akron Civic Theatre Continuing the Legacy of Heinz Poll

February 17, 2017

Verb Ballets
Akron, Akron Civic Theatre Continuing the Legacy of Heinz Poll
www.verbballets.org, Akron
Civic Box Office 330-253-2488

Verb Ballets Continues the Legacy of Heinz Poll, featuring new ballets inspired by Poll’s choreography as well as restagings of his classic works including Schubert Waltzes.

Verb Ballets Akron Civic Theatre Carnival of the Animals

February 19, 2017Verb Studio 8_18_2016_August 18

Verb Ballets
Akron, Akron Civic Theatre
Carnival of the Animals
www.verbballets.org, Akron
Civic Box Office 330-253-2488
Verb Ballets will bring a whimsical menagerie of animals to life in The Carnival of the Animals. Verb Ballets’ Associate Director, Richard Dickinson has taken the
music of Camille Saint-Saens to tell the story through movements inspired by the animals.