Dance, Sports, Tragedy and Triumph, ‘The Running Show’ is a Winner [REVIEW]

Monica Bill Barnes & CompanyThe Running ShowThe University of Akron’s E. J. Thomas Performing Arts HallAkron, OH September 25, 2021 Reviewed by Steve Sucato Billed as an athletic, humorous and insightful dance-theater work/live documentary that looks at the life of a dancer as athlete/sports figure, Monica Bill Barnes & Company’s The Running Show did that as well as creating a glorious and touching metaphor for … Continue reading Dance, Sports, Tragedy and Triumph, ‘The Running Show’ is a Winner [REVIEW]

DANCECleveland’s New Mainstage Season to Feature Familiar Favorites

By Steve Sucato Entering its 65th season of presenting dance to Northeast, Ohio audiences, DANCECleveland has new leadership as former DANCECleveland Executive Director and local dance icon Pamela Young retired. Filling Young’s shoes are and newly promoted Artistic Director, Sarah Sumbrum and new Executive Director Theresa Remnick. Young served as DANCECleveland Executive Director for the past 18 years pulling the organization out of financial life-support … Continue reading DANCECleveland’s New Mainstage Season to Feature Familiar Favorites

The Debut of Canada’s RUBBERBANDance Group Brings with it a Unique Blend of Hip Hop and Contemporary Dance Styles

“It’s a look back on things that are still relevant to me and a chance for me to re-appropriate my own works that I have made for other companies,” said Quijada on the phone from Montreal. Continue reading The Debut of Canada’s RUBBERBANDance Group Brings with it a Unique Blend of Hip Hop and Contemporary Dance Styles