Jodie Gates Named Cincinnati Ballet’s Next Artistic Director

Cincinnati Ballet announced today that it has named Jodie Gates as its new artistic director, effective August 1, 2022. Gates will take over from Victoria Morgan, who is retiring after 25 years at the helm. Gates, most recently the founding director of the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance and founder and artistic director of the Laguna Dance Festival, will inherit stewardship of Cincinnati Ballet’s $11.5 million annual operating budget, 27 … Continue reading Jodie Gates Named Cincinnati Ballet’s Next Artistic Director

Cincinnati Ballet Announces Exciting Promotions and New Dancers for 2017-2018 Company Roster

By Ashley Kruger CINCINNATI. (August 16, 2017)–Cincinnati Ballet Artistic Director, Victoria Morgan, is proud to announce the 2017-2018 dancer roster, complete with eight new hires and five promotions, including Sirui Liu, who moves from Senior Soloist to Principal, and Chisako Oga, who moves from Soloist to Principal. Coming to the U.S from Shanghai, China, Sirui Liu joined Cincinnati Ballet in 2011 as a member of the Corps de … Continue reading Cincinnati Ballet Announces Exciting Promotions and New Dancers for 2017-2018 Company Roster

Cincinnati Ballet holds Young Performer Auditions for ‘The Nutcracker’

By Ashley Kruger Young performer auditions for Frisch’s Big Boy Presents The Nutcracker will take place throughout the day Saturday, August 19 and call back auditions Sunday, August 20 at The Cincinnati Ballet Center, located at 1555 Central Parkway. Now in its 43rd annual production, the timeless holiday tradition runs December 14 through 24 at the newly renovated and historic Music Hall. Cincinnati Ballet’s The Nutcracker will include approximately 70 young dancers this season. Eligible dancers between the ages … Continue reading Cincinnati Ballet holds Young Performer Auditions for ‘The Nutcracker’