Verb Ballets’ All-Female Choreographer Program Delivers Mixed Results

Verb Ballets – 4X4: Four Works by Female Choreographers Breen Center for the Performing Arts Cleveland, OH February 8, 2020 Reviewed by Steve Sucato No doubt Verb Ballets production of 4X4: Four Works by Female Choreographers is to be commended for giving more opportunities to female choreographers. As a production however, it delivered mixed results with those opportunities. Dedicated to the memory of Millie Carlson, … Continue reading Verb Ballets’ All-Female Choreographer Program Delivers Mixed Results

Ballet Legato’s Debut Production a Bold Take on a Familiar Storybook Character

By Steve Sucato With the popularity of recent movies and television shows taking familiar storybook characters and inventing new storylines such as Hansel & Gretel being witch hunters and Peter Pan being an evil lad looking to harvest the “heart of the truest believer” on the TV series Once Upon a Time, it was only a matter of time before the dance world got onboard … Continue reading Ballet Legato’s Debut Production a Bold Take on a Familiar Storybook Character

Verb Ballets Program to Feature the Works of Female Choreographers

By Steve Sucato The novelty of an all-female choreographer dance program shouldn’t be a thing for many reasons, not the least being the disproportionately greater number of females in dance than males. That it still is, is nonetheless a commendable early step along the journey when the need to tout giving opportunities to female choreographers will be rendered unnecessary and artistic directors programming female choreographers’ … Continue reading Verb Ballets Program to Feature the Works of Female Choreographers