Parsons Dance’s Program a Delightful Mix of Current and Classic Works [REVIEW]

Parsons Dance The University of Akron’s EJ Thomas Hall Akron, Ohio October 12, 2019 Reviewed by Steve Sucato Few choreographers begin their careers with what would be their seminal work. David Parsons did just that with his 1982 work “Caught”.  On the greatest hits list of modern dance works of the 20th century, “Caught” was one of five works Parsons Dance performed Saturday night at … Continue reading Parsons Dance’s Program a Delightful Mix of Current and Classic Works [REVIEW]

Cuba’s Malpaso Dance Company Returns to Cleveland with Program of Quiet Brilliance

Malpaso Dance Company Playhouse Square’s Allen Theatre Cleveland, Ohio August 10, 2019 Reviewed by Steve Sucato With previous performances in Cleveland in 2016 and 2017, Malpaso Dance Company’s return this past Saturday to Playhouse Square and the Allen Theatre felt like seeing a dear friend again. Presented by DANCECleveland in collaboration with American Dance Festival to close out the third annual American Dance Festival in … Continue reading Cuba’s Malpaso Dance Company Returns to Cleveland with Program of Quiet Brilliance

BalletX Marked the Spot for Great Dance at ADF in CLE

BalletX Playhouse Square’s Ohio Theatre Cleveland, Ohio July 27, 2019 Reviewed by Steve Sucato Philadelphia’s BalletX opened DANCECleveland’s 2019-2020 season this past Saturday as part of year three of the annual American Dance Festival in Cleveland. The contemporary ballet company founded in 2005 by former Pennsylvania Ballet dancers Christine Cox and Matthew Neenan, made its Cleveland debut at Playhouse Square’s Ohio Theatre in a program … Continue reading BalletX Marked the Spot for Great Dance at ADF in CLE