A Conversation With Jodie Gates: The Cincinnati Ballet Director’s Vision Comes Into Focus

By Steve Sucato for Pointe Magazine When Jodie Gates was named Cincinnati Ballet’s new artistic director, succeeding Victoria Morgan, she came to the position with a wealth of industry knowledge and decades-long dance experience. Back in January, she talked to Pointe about her big-picture vision for where she wanted to take the company. Now, having officially begun her journey with Cincinnati Ballet—which is currently in the midst of … Continue reading A Conversation With Jodie Gates: The Cincinnati Ballet Director’s Vision Comes Into Focus

‘Rennie’s’ Return Rekindles Hip-Hop Dance Flame [REVIEW]

Rennie Harris Puremovement – Nuttin’ But A WordCain Park – Evans AmphitheaterCleveland Heights, OhioAugust 6, 2022 By Steve Sucato It had been 24 years since the last time DANCECleveland and Cain Park presented Rennie Harris Puremovement. A lot has changed in the hip-hop dance scene since then, although witnessing the company’s hourlong program Nuttin’ But A Word this past Saturday night, in some respects, time … Continue reading ‘Rennie’s’ Return Rekindles Hip-Hop Dance Flame [REVIEW]

Buffalo native Adelaide Clauss performs with The Washington Ballet at Chautauqua Institution [PREVIEW]

By Steve Sucato for The Buffalo News It’s a homecoming of sorts for Buffalo’s Adelaide Clauss. The 24-year-old rising star with the Washington Ballet will perform with the company at nearby Chautauqua Institution in shows Aug. 10 and Aug. 13 with the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra. It is the first time in recent memory, if not the first time ever, the prestigious ballet company from our nation’s capital will perform … Continue reading Buffalo native Adelaide Clauss performs with The Washington Ballet at Chautauqua Institution [PREVIEW]