Northeast Ohio Summer Dance in Review

Reviewed by Steve Sucato It’s a tale of two cities when it comes to summer dance in Northeast Ohio; two marquee, municipally run performance series, one in Akron and the other in Cleveland, count for the bulk of the region’s professional dance by local and nationally touring companies. Billed as the oldest, free summer dance series in the United States, the Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival … Continue reading Northeast Ohio Summer Dance in Review

Envy, Betrayal and Murder: Neos Dance Theatre’s New ‘Snow White’ Ballet Traveled a Dark Road to reach its Happily Ever After

Neos Dance Theatre Snow White and the Magic Mirror: A Grimm Tale  E.J. Thomas Hall at The University of Akron Akron, Ohio April 19, 2014 Reviewed by Steve Sucato As he did with Neos Dance Theatre’s 2013 production of Count…The Legend of Dracula, artistic director/choreographer Bobby Wesner turned to the original source for in coming up with the storyline for his new ballet Snow White and … Continue reading Envy, Betrayal and Murder: Neos Dance Theatre’s New ‘Snow White’ Ballet Traveled a Dark Road to reach its Happily Ever After