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Onstage: New Works at Cincinnati Ballet

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 7, 2010
It's time for Cincinnati Ballet's annual 'New Works' mixed repertory program, kicking off the company's 2010-11 season. The sensuality and inner workings of a handful of various local, national and international choreographers' new — and mostly contemporary — pieces are on display. "It isn't just movement for movement's sake," says Exhale Dance Tribe's Missy Lay Zimmer, who choreographed a piece with husband Andrew Hubbard again this year. Through Sept. 19.  

Fall Arts Preview: Dance

Options range from boundary-pushing to sexy

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 1, 2010
I'm always sad to see summer go, but fall is around the corner and that means dance and so much more returns to local stages. Once again, Cincinnati Ballet kicks off the season with its ever-evolving 'New Works' production featuring, well, new works from local, national and international choreographers. Cin City Burlesque, Performance and Time Arts Series and Contemporary Dance Theater also have new offerings.  

Onstage: Gala of International Dance Stars

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Galas mean celebrations and this year's ninth annual Gala of International Dance Stars brings not only a thrilling evening of dance for the audience but also excitement for the classically trained professional performers. Presented by ballet tech cincinnati at the Aronoff Center, the Gala offers a powerhouse pack of extraordinary dancers hand-picked from top companies from around the country and beyond.  

Gala Gallantry

Dancers with local ties perform in the Gala of International Dance Stars

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Galas mean celebrations, and this year's ninth annual Gala of International Dance Stars brings not only a thrilling evening of dance for the audience but also excitement for the classically trained professional performers. Presented by ballet tech cincinnati at the Aronoff Center, the Gala offers a powerhouse pack of extraordinary dancers hand-picked from top companies from around the country and beyond.  

Money Back Guaranteed

1 Comments · Thursday, June 10, 2010
Houston-based Psophonia Dance Company has proven itself again to be a thoroughly modern dance ensemble in every sense of the word. In their returning Cincy Fringe appearance, the ensemble once again addresses contemporary issues with fun, flair and plenty of enjoyable dancing.  

Safety in Numbers

1 Comments · Saturday, June 5, 2010
If movement serves as language, then the Space Movement Project, a Chicago-based modern dance collective, displays fluency in its Cincy Fringe debut. The six women dance a lot throughout the piece, and their movement vocabulary proved extensive; I recall only a few recurring motifs.   

That One Show

1 Comments · Thursday, June 3, 2010
Combining black-and-white video interview segments of many diverse people responding to questions about dance with live-action spoken word, choreographed movement and some audience interaction, Pones Inc. raises questions about personal early memories of dance, what dance means culturally, why more people don't go see dance and in general why more people don't dance.  

That One Show

Know Theatre: June 2, 4, 5, 9 and 11

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Find out what others think about dance — and maybe shift your own perceptions — at the third Fringe production from locally based performance art group Pones Inc. Laboratory of Movement.  

Safety in Numbers

Gabriel's Corner: June 4, 5 and 6

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 26, 2010
As anyone in a big city knows, familiarity and comfort can require time and effort. Modern dance collective The Space Movement Project delved into the individual experiences of its company members (some Chicago newcomers and some natives) to find differences and common ground in their ties to the city.  

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Know Theatre: June 8, 10 and 12

3 Comments · Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Burlesque meets consumerism in Houston-based Psophonia Dance Company's return to Cincy Fringe. This seductive-sounding work examines the temptations of buying and owning material goods.