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Onstage: Dialogues in Dance

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 30, 2011
The holiday season is in full swing, but if you’re looking for a break from Christmas activities this weekend, head to Contemporary Dance Theater’s home base (the historic College Hill Town Hall)   

Speaking His Language

Koresh Dance Company connects dancers and audiences through the language of dance

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 16, 2011
At heart, dance is all about expression, and Ronen “Roni” Koresh gets it. Over two decades, his jazz-infused yet modern Koresh Dance Company has earned a reputation for delivering powerhouse performances to sold-out venues nationally and abroad. For the first time in three years, the Philadelphia-based ensemble returns to the Aronoff Center’s Jarson-Kaplan Theater this weekend, kicking off Contemporary Dance Theater’s 2011-2012 Guest Artist Series.   

Onstage: Koresh Dance Company

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 16, 2011
At heart, dance is all about expression, and Ronen “Roni” Koresh gets it. Over two decades, his jazz-infused yet modern Koresh Dance Company has earned a reputation for delivering powerhouse  

Dance: Cincinnati Ballet's Giselle

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Looking for something to do this weekend that doesn’t require you to wear a costume? See a ghost story within a ballet masterpiece at historic Music Hall Friday and Saturday. With its 1841 premiere   

A Current Affair

Cincinnati Ballet’s modern New Works takes risks and reaps rewards

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 14, 2011
No guts, no glory. No risk, no reward. These clichés generally hold true for Cincinnati Ballet’s annual season opener — its modern-leaning, mixed-bag New Works showcase — but they seem more apt than usual. This year’s Kaplan New Works Series, which opened on Thursday night at the Ballet’s own intimate Mickey Jarson Kaplan Studio, delivers on its titular promise — four of the five new works were world premier.  

Hot Moves, Fresh Directions

Local dance scene offers eclectic, high-energy productions

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Summer is winding down just as the dance season is heating up! This fall brings a host of delights from longtime companies as well as new directions for the local dance scene. Kicking off Cincinnati Ballet’s season with a bang once again is the eagerly anticipated annual Kaplan New Works Series Sept. 8-18 at the Mickey Jarson Kaplan Performance Studio.  

Dance: Gala of International Dance Stars

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Looking to see red-hot dance this summer? Thanks to arts innovation movement: aim cincinnati, you don’t need to wait for the fall season to get your dance fix, whether you like ballet, contemporary, aerial or even tap dance. It’s time for aim cincinnati’s (formerly known as ballet tech cincinnati) annual Gala of International Dance Stars showcase production at the Aronoff Center.  

Onstage: Dance Under the Stars

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Summertime is full of outdoor activities to enjoy (at least when the heat index isn’t in overdrive), but if you’re after something different to do, why not check out some cool dance this weekend … under the stars? Dance Under the Stars boasts the talents of several area companies coming together for a pair of evening outdoor dance concerts Friday and Saturday in Oakley Park.  

Music in Motion

Concert:Nova reinterprets scores for modern dance

1 Comments · Wednesday, July 6, 2011
This is not the chamber music of yesteryear. It’s hard to imagine a more artfully fun-filled summer evening of collaboration than what Concert:Nova has orchestrated for its season four finale on July 6. Audiences will get to delight in an original dance performance set to live, world-class chamber music in an unexpected space: outside in the Cincinnati Art Museum’s Alice Bimel Courtyard, where sculptures round out the art-filled atmosphere.  

Onstage: CDT's Area Choreographers Festival

0 Comments · Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Just as modern dance is ever evolving, so too is Contemporary Dance Theater’s signature annual showcase for top area talent. CDT's program, formerly known as Choreographers Without Companies, has not only changed its name but also its requirements for choreographers submitting works for adjudication. No longer do they need to be free agents (i.e. without companies) — now it’s fine for them to have company affiliations. So a new name seemed in order: Area Choreographers Festival.