Prejudices, Curiosities and Sexual Power Explored in Cincinnati Ballet’s Latest ‘Kaplan New Works Series’ Production [REVIEW]

Cincinnati BalletThe Kaplan New Works SeriesDigital Stage ProductionFebruary 25-28 & March 5-7, 2021 Reviewed by Steve Sucato Like the classic late 1970’s Heinz Ketchup commercials featuring Carly Simon’s song “Anticipation,” dance fans, because of the global pandemic, have been anxiously anticipating new programming from their favorite dance artists. For fans of Victoria Morgan’s Cincinnati Ballet, that new programming came in the form of this past … Continue reading Prejudices, Curiosities and Sexual Power Explored in Cincinnati Ballet’s Latest ‘Kaplan New Works Series’ Production [REVIEW]

Fifth Annual ‘The Benefit’ Set To Wow Audiences Again With World-Class Music and Dance  

By Steve Sucato One of the region’s premiere arts events, The Benefit returns for the fifth year running on Sunday, May 20 at downtown Columbus’ Jo Ann Davidson Theatre at the Riffe Center. Produced and curated by former BalletMet dancers Jimmy Orrante and Attila Bongar, the talent-packed evening of dance and music benefits The Central Ohio Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation. Joining The Benefit’s … Continue reading Fifth Annual ‘The Benefit’ Set To Wow Audiences Again With World-Class Music and Dance  

4th Annual ‘The Benefit’ Worth Every Cent and More

The Benefit The Vern Riffe Center’s Jo Ann Davidson Theatre Columbus, Ohio May 21, 2017 Reviewed by Steve Sucato When it comes to all-star dance benefits, few outside the nation’s major metropolises pack in as much talent and great dancing as Columbus, Ohio’s The Benefit. Curated by former BalletMet stars Jimmy Orrante and Attila Bongar, the annual event, now in its fourth year, benefits The … Continue reading 4th Annual ‘The Benefit’ Worth Every Cent and More