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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.


Columbus-October 28-November 5, 2022
Davidson Theatre
Sink your teeth into David Nixon’s memorable, crowd-pleasing rendition of Dracula. American gothic revived, Dracula is an extraordinary performance of passion and horror, with its evocative choreography and sinister characters. Step inside Dracula’s lair and be seduced by this fan-favorite, inspired by Bram Stoker’s timeless novel, Dracula. www.balletmet.org

Eleanor Danced!

Cleveland-Saturday, November 5, 2022 at 11am
Eleanor Danced!

Cleveland Public Library, Main Auditorium, Louis B. Stokes Wing, 525 Superior Avenue
Admission Free
At Noon a panel with Dianne McIntyre, Joan Meggitt, David Shimotakahara, and Kathryn Karipides, moderated by CPL E.D. Felton Thomas.
A look at Eleanor Buchla’s place in Cleveland Modern Dance history and the influence of folk dancing on the emergence of modern dance.

Cincinnati Ballet

November 4-6, 2022
Cincinnati Ballet

Carmina Burana and Extremely Close
Join us this November for an extraordinary double bill full of power and purpose featuring the return of Nicolo Fonte’s Carmina Burana and Alejandro Cerrudo’s visually captivating Extremely Close. The powerful double bill highlights not only the artistry of contemporary ballet but also our strong Cincinnati art scene. Carmina Burana will be accompanied by live music from the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and the May Festival Chorus.

Thiossane Institute

Columbus – Sunday, November 6, 330pm at the historic Lincoln Theatre.
Thiossane Institute to host its annual fall showcase

The Institute will showcase its community outreach program that includes youth and adult classes, the new initiative for black girls, Ready, Set G.R.O.W. (Girls Reaching Optimal Wellness) and our class from the OSU Department of Dance. Come witness our rising youth ensemble, the new works of Drum Femme,(a cohort of female drummers) choreographed by Ami Kounta,  the restaging of works by newly appointed Assistant Artistic Director, Quianna Simpson, a cameo appearance by Massamba Diop (Tama Talking drum) and Thiossane’s own instrumentalists! Tickets are available on our website at ThiossaneINST.org under events. For more information email us at dance@ThiossaneINST.org

CWRU Dept of Dance presents Spectrum

Cleveland – Nov 11-13, 17-19
CWRU Dept of Dance presents Spectrum

Spectrum features Brink by contemporary NY-based choreographer Janice Rosario and the return of the popularly acclaimed Les Noces by Pascal Rioult. Artistic Director Gary Galbraith with collaborators Mike Martens, CWRU Professor of Physics, and Jared Bendis, Creative New Media Officer for CWRU’s Freedman Center, presents a new technology-infused multi-media and multi-channel sound dance work using new state of the art technology, supported in part by his Expanding Horizons Initiative Grant (EHI). Rounding out the program will be the return of Karen Potter’s poignant Ubi Sunt.
Visithttps://case.edu/artsci/dance/news-and-events/ticket-reservations for more information

The Denison Department of Dance

Granville – November 11 & 12 at 7:00 PM
The Denison Department of Dance Presents
Sharon Martin Hall/Michael D. Eisner Center
A concert of new work by Denison faculty Marion Ramírez and Ojeya Cruz Banks and guest artist Josh Manculich. Performed by Denison students, this new work is inspired by river/rio as a metaphor, pathway, and sound.
This event is free and open to Denison faculty, staff, and students and the general public, however, tickets are required. For more information, visit denison.edu/eisnerevents
Questions? eisnercenter@denison.edu or 740-587-6544


Cleveland – Sat. Nov. 12th at 7:30 pm

Mimi Ohio Theatre, Playhouse Square
Electric and thought-provoking, Stephen Petronio Company is a postmodern icon in the dance world. The captivating performance will include the multi-dimensional American Landscapes, featuring the music of Jim Jarmusch and Jozef Van Wissem with imagery by Robert Longo; Creep, set to music by Radiohead; and New New Prayer for Now.