Buffalo native Adelaide Clauss performs with The Washington Ballet at Chautauqua Institution [PREVIEW]

By Steve Sucato for The Buffalo News It’s a homecoming of sorts for Buffalo’s Adelaide Clauss. The 24-year-old rising star with the Washington Ballet will perform with the company at nearby Chautauqua Institution in shows Aug. 10 and Aug. 13 with the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra. It is the first time in recent memory, if not the first time ever, the prestigious ballet company from our nation’s capital will perform … Continue reading Buffalo native Adelaide Clauss performs with The Washington Ballet at Chautauqua Institution [PREVIEW]

Neglia Ballet Artists’ Star-Studded Spring Gala Dazzled with Great Performances [REVIEW]

Neglia Ballet Artists – Spring Gala Nichols Flickinger Performing Arts Center Buffalo, NY May 10, 2018 By Steve Sucato Buffalo’s premiere evening of dance each year, Neglia Ballet Artists’ 2018 Spring Gala was a smorgasbord of top flight dancing well worth the price of admission.  Once again NBA artistic director Sergio Neglia and executive director Heidi Halt culled together a stellar line-up of guest artists … Continue reading Neglia Ballet Artists’ Star-Studded Spring Gala Dazzled with Great Performances [REVIEW]

Suspicions Loom as Buffalo’s LehrerDance Suddenly Shuts Down

By Steve Sucato The sudden end to Buffalo, New York–based LehrerDance—the city’s lone professional touring dance company—recently came as a shock to many. Rumblings of the company’s demise began when their website and Facebook page were taken down. Shortly after, on February 21, Buffalo’s news media began reporting that the company has ceased operations. An email communiqué from LehrerDance board member Frank Ciccia on February 22 stated that … Continue reading Suspicions Loom as Buffalo’s LehrerDance Suddenly Shuts Down