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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  

Dance: A Beautiful Thing

Area performers unite for 'Choreographers Without Companies'

0 Comments · Friday, June 8, 2007
For 13 years, adventurous choreographers and dancers have gathered fruitfully under the umbrella of Choreographers Without Companies, an intriguing season-closing round-up of engaging modern dance  

Onstage: From Both Sides Now

Dancer and choreographer Diane Germaine celebrates beauty and its loss

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 10, 2003
Face it: The world of modern dance is, like it or not, pretty esoteric to most. But sometimes when its subject matter interfaces with the grit of the real world, it couldn't seem more timely. Th  

Cover Story: It's in His Kiss

Several smooches distill the romantic essence of a classic ballet

0 Comments · Thursday, February 8, 2001
In Cincinnati Ballet's Romeo and Juliet, a world premiere with choreography from Artistic Director Victoria Morgan, perhaps no moment depicts passion and plight more than a kiss between the star-  

Critics Picks: Leaving Impressions

Welch's Finger Prints highlights Cincinnati Ballet's season opener

0 Comments · Thursday, November 16, 2000
We might see some amazing dancing when Finger Prints, choreographed by Australian Stanton Welch, opens Cincinnati Ballet's season at the Aronoff Center, with three additional works: Aquilarco, L  

Cover Story: Hot Feet: Ensemble Turns Sweet 16

Local drum and dance group celebrates generations

0 Comments · Thursday, June 1, 2000
In 1984, the Afrikan-American Drum & Dance Ensemble (AADDE) was founded by a group of young men and women in Cincinnati who had been taking drumming and dance classes. Together, they toured West