CityBeat - Dance http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-30-1-dance.html <![CDATA[Life Is Just a (Dancing) Dream for Cincinnati Couple - ]]>

Aside from those who become marketable marquee stars, it’s not all that common for dancers to find a sustainable living in their art form. Or long-term romance. Or family. It’s a hard-knock life, being a dancer.

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<![CDATA[Ballet’s Powerful 'Mozart's Requiem' Takes the Stage Again - ]]>

This weekend, Artistic Director Victoria Morgan contrasts another potential blockbuster, Adam Hougland’s full-length Mozart’s Requiem.

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<![CDATA[Cincinnati Ballet’s ‘Alice’ Brings Spectacle to Stage - ]]>

Cincinnati Ballet’s extravagant production of Washington Ballet Artistic Director Septime Webre’s Alice (in Wonderland) hits the Aronoff stage again this weekend, two years after the Cincinnati premiere, with live music from the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra conducted by Cincinnati Ballet Music Director Carmon DeLeone. 

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<![CDATA[Exhale Dance Tribe Celebrates 10 Years in Cincinnati - ]]>

This weekend, 14 Tribe dancers (along with Hubbard, who will solo) will perform at the Aronoff’s Jarson-Kaplan Theater in a mixed bill revisiting a selection of characteristic vignettes from the past 10 years of evening-length productions.

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<![CDATA[MamLuft&Co. Dance Brings Mixed Repertory to Aronoff - ]]>

Coming off a successful fall touring season with performances in Chicago and Roanoke, Va., the eight modern dancers of MamLuft&Co. Dance take the Aronoff stage this weekend for the company’s first mixed repertory concert.

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<![CDATA[Carmon DeLeone’s ‘Peter Pan’ Score Soars - ]]>

Celebrating his 46th anniversary as music director for the Cincinnati Ballet, Carmon DeLeone has a lot to be proud of.

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<![CDATA[Cultural Traditions Inspire Story of Community - ]]>

 Zvi Gotheiner's modern dance company appears this weekend for the second time in Cincinnati as part of ZviDance/Dabke, presented by Contemporary Dance Theater.

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<![CDATA[Blind Dancers Present a Panoply of Authentic Indian Dance - ]]>

The years-long path that brought five boys studying at the Ramana Maharishi Academy for the Blind Academy in Bangalore, India, to the University of Cincinnati for a performance Saturday is an amazing one.

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<![CDATA[Choreographers Communicate with Human Stories - ]]>

As Contemporary Dance Theater celebrates the close of its 41st anniversary season with the Area Choreographers Festival this weekend at the Aronoff, it also bids farewell to founder, artistic and executive director Jefferson James.

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<![CDATA[At The Edge Of The Stage - Cincinnati Ballet closes its 50th anniversary season with local music heroes Over the Rhine]]> Over the Rhine, the bluesy, jazzy, folksy band headed by blonde chanteuse Karin Bergquist and real-life partner Linford Detweiler, named after Cincinnati’s historic Over-the-Rhine neighborhood where they once lived, this weekend will perform live with Cincinnati Ballet dancers in the closing series of the company’s 50th anniversary season.
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<![CDATA[Shifts in Mind, Body and Spirit - ]]> Brainstorming various aspects of the concept of time marked the impetus of MamLuft&Co. Dance’s most recent work, /SHIFT/, premiering at the Aronoff Center this weekend.]]> <![CDATA[From The Ground Up - World premiere of 'King Arthur's Camelot' is the centerpiece of Cincinnati Ballet's 50th anniversary season]]> Honor, valor, love, betrayal — these are the thematic elements of Cincinnati Ballet artistic director and CEO Victoria Morgan’s full-length world premiere, King Arthur’s Camelot, opening this weekend with five performances at the Aronoff Center. ]]> <![CDATA[Joseph Gatti and Adiarys Almeida Return for 'The Nutcracker' - ]]> Ever heard of freelance dancing? Independent ballet dancers Joseph Gatti and Adiarys Almeida — formerly of the Cincinnati Ballet — stepped out as free agents this past July, following five years of contracts with some illustrious international companies.]]> <![CDATA[Dance Of The Dead - Former Cincinnati Ballet soloist Dawn Kelly joins Exhale Dance Tribe for annual Halloween show]]>

Over-the-Rhine’s Memorial Hall, the Tiffany-chandeliered, 1908 Beaux-Arts treasure teeming with handcrafted details in marble, wood and plaster, is tucked at Grant and Elm streets, next to Music Hall. The space is said to be haunted by the figure of a Civil War-era soldier who materializes in one of the steep balconies.

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<![CDATA['Swan Lake' Collaboration Brings Fully Staged Classic to Cincinnati - ]]> It’s perhaps the most iconic dance segment in the world-famous 19th-century ballet Swan Lake. It begins in Act II, when enchanted swan maidens, costumed in pristine white tutus, enter a moonlit lakeside scene one by one in what’s often been called the greatest possible accomplishment for a corps de ballet.
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<![CDATA["Movement Specialists" Assemble Local Performers for a Cause - ]]> First launched in 2011, the evocatively titled Global Water Dances was a biennial world event hatched by movement specialists at a 2008 conference in England.]]> <![CDATA[Dancing Outside the Box - ]]> Pilobolus Dance Theatre has never been a typical dance company. From its origins at Dartmouth College in 1971, its nonconformity and evolution are in its DNA and have enabled the company to flourish where it will — much like the sun-loving fungus after which it’s named.]]> <![CDATA[Frampton and the Ballet: Dancing, Singing, Playing on the Edge - ]]> Few things good ever come easily, or without stepping outside one’s comfort zone. But persistence paid off in Cincinnati Ballet’s pursuit of Peter Frampton, the Grammy-winning guitar hero with a career spanning decades.]]> <![CDATA[Contemporary Dance Theater Turns 40 - ]]> When someone falls in love with dance, it’s often a lifetime experience. It’s been that way for Jefferson James, founder, artistic director and CEO of Contemporary Dance Theater, today Cincinnati’s premiere presenter of a diversity of contemporary dance.
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<![CDATA[Cincinnati Ballet's 'Romeo & Juliet' Brings Perfect Partnerships - ]]> Partnering gets taken to the next level in Cincinnati Ballet’s Romeo & Juliet this weekend. Not only has much of the choreography changed since the company premiered this production five years ago, but the people involved have also evolved.
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