Trio of ballets combine for one sparkling program

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre – 3 X 3 August Wilson Center Pittsburgh, PA March 9, 2014 Reviewed by Steve Sucato A world premiere, a company premiere and an old favorite combined to make Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s 3 X 3 program at the August Wilson Center this past Sunday a triumph. The program, which runs through March 16, opened with the company premiere of Julia Adam’s “Ketubah” … Continue reading Trio of ballets combine for one sparkling program

Zurich’s Zimmermann & de Perrot’s ‘Hans was Heiri’ makes U.S. premiere at Pittsburgh International Festival of Firsts

By Steve Sucato Martin Zimmermann and Dimitri de Perrot say of their works, “We do everything very seriously, but take nothing seriously.” The award-winning duo’s Zurich-based Zimmermann & de Perrot combines circus arts, dance, theater and a whole lot of wackiness. The troupe makes its Pittsburgh debut with the U.S. premiere of Hans was Heiri, in three Pittsburgh International Festival of Firsts shows at the August Wilson Center. On its website, the company describes … Continue reading Zurich’s Zimmermann & de Perrot’s ‘Hans was Heiri’ makes U.S. premiere at Pittsburgh International Festival of Firsts