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Dance: Exhale Dance Tribe

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Expect awesome physicality and trademark theatricality from choreographers and co-artistic directors Missy Zimmer and Andrew Hubbard in Exhale's one-night-only season closer, 'Going…(Now)here.' The "hypnotic human experience" features returning tribe member Alessandra Marconi guesting in a world premiere solo. 8 p.m. Saturday at the Aronoff's Jarson-Kaplan Theater.  

Dance: de la Dance Company

0 Comments · Monday, March 22, 2010
Oakley-based de la Dance Company, led by former Cincinnati Ballet and Joffrey Ballet Principal Dancer Meridith Benson and her husband Mario de la Nuez presents "Giselle." A beautiful dancer, Benson appears in the role of the young Rhineland peasant girl Giselle who dies of heartbreak after discovering her lover, Albrecht, has deceived her. Friday and Saturday at the Aronoff's Jarson-Kaplan.  

Onstage: Exhale Dance Tribe

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Whether you missed this physically mesmerizing company of 11 lithe young women in Binocular in January at the Aronoff Center or just want to exhale the cold winter, take yourself to The Anderson Center Friday night for Exhale Dance Tribe's funny, sensual, explosive and sometimes serious 'Look Closer.' 8 p.m.  

Duo Returns for Gala of International Dance Stars

Kellye A. Saunders and Matthew Prescott are together again

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Between them, they have worked with some of the most significant modern choreographers on the dance scene today and have performed in top-ranked companies. One is a former dancer with Dance Theatre of Harlem and the other grew up on a ranch two miles east of Boise, Idaho.  

Dance: Gala of International Dance Stars

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Kellye A. Saunders and Matthew Prescott, and they’ll be performing for the second season as a duo in ballet tech cincinnati’s eighth Gala of International Dance Stars this weekend to choreography by Prescott and Thaddeus Davis. Between them, they have worked with some of the most significant modern choreographers on the dance scene today and have performed in top-ranked companies. One is a former dancer with Dance Theatre of Harlem and the other grew up on a ranch two miles east of Boise, Idaho. The two appear with 10 other dancers of world note in duets and solos at The Aronoff Center Saturday night.  

Dance: Black Box

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Choreographer, designer and photographer Jeanne S. Mam-Luft wears a lot of hats and has a lot of history. Born in a refugee camp and raised as an immigrant, she says, “I grew up questioning class, race, normalcy and cultural customs.” Yet in BLACK BOX, her newest performance work for MamLuft&Co.Dance this weekend, she confronts these perplexities with an abstract, non-narrative movement style. 8 p.m. Friday and 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday at the Aronoff Center’s Fifth Third Bank Theater.  

Sole Survivors

Eight visions with a local connection merge on stage

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Small Streams-2, the newest offering from Cincinnati Choreographers’ Collective this weekend at Contemporary Dance Theater’s College Hill Dance Hall, features the diverse work of eight highly regarded choreographers in two full-length evening performances.  

Dance: Small Streams-2

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Small Streams-2, the newest offering from Cincinnati Choreographers’ Collective this weekend at Contemporary Dance Theater’s College Hill Dance Hall, features the diverse work of eight highly regarded choreographers in two full-length evening performances. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.  

Dance: Bringing It Home

Local roots and longtime friendships enrich annual dance festival

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 4, 2008
If you dig modern dance, don't miss Contemporary Dance Theater's 2008 Choreographers Festival. Thirteen impressive choreographers -- all with local links -- are set to show works with a rich varie  

Onstage: Razzle Dazzle Dancing

Annual Gala of International Ballet Stars aims to please

0 Comments · Saturday, August 11, 2007
Fiendish fouettés. Double cabrioles. Stratospheric grand jetés. All the pyrotechnics that burn brightest at ballet galas are scheduled to return to the Aronoff Center during the sixth a