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

From Raining Feathers and T.S. Eliot Poetry to Puppetry and Fitzgerald’s Gatsby, Chamber Dance Project’s Latest Production is Must See [PREVIEW]

By Steve Sucato In its 22nd season and ninth in Washington, D.C., Chamber Dance Project is once again branching out in its repertory offerings. With its upcoming production Grace, Grandeur & Gatsby, June 16 – 19 at American University’s Greenberg Theatre in Washington, Artistic Director/Choreographer Diane Coburn Bruning has programmed two unique-for-the-company world premiere works along with the return of three recent repertory favorites and … Continue reading From Raining Feathers and T.S. Eliot Poetry to Puppetry and Fitzgerald’s Gatsby, Chamber Dance Project’s Latest Production is Must See [PREVIEW]

Celebrated Choreographer Donald Byrd Talks about his New Work for Dancing Wheels and the National Physically Integrated Dance Festival [PREVIEW]

By Steve Sucato The National Physically Integrated Dance Festival: Beyond Barriers, Boundaries & Belief! brings together dancers with and without disabilities in a three-company, three-city tour beginning in Cleveland, this Friday, June 10 at Playhouse Square’s Allen Theatre. Conceived by the Dancing Wheels Company founding artistic director Mary Verdi-Fletcher, the nation’s oldest physically integrated dance company now in its 41st season, will host the first … Continue reading Celebrated Choreographer Donald Byrd Talks about his New Work for Dancing Wheels and the National Physically Integrated Dance Festival [PREVIEW]