Ailey Magic Returns to Playhouse Square [REVIEW]

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Playhouse Square’s KeyBank State Theatre Cleveland, Ohio April 27, 2019  By Steve Sucato The return of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Northeast, Ohio is always a hotly anticipated event. The company’s 60th anniversary tour performances this past weekend (April 26-28) at Playhouse Square’s KeyBank State Theatre in Cleveland rewarded that anticipation with memorable works and dancing. Presented by Playhouse … Continue reading Ailey Magic Returns to Playhouse Square [REVIEW]

Caleb Teicher & Company program perfect summer fare to close out ‘ADF in CLE’ dance festival

Caleb Teicher & Company Cain Park’s Evans Amphitheater Cleveland Heights, Ohio August 4, 2018 Reviewed by Steve Sucato Playful, may be the best way to describe New York-based Caleb Teicher & Company’s program, August 4 at Cain Park’s Evans Amphitheater in Cleveland Heights. The trio of dance works choreographed by two and a half year old dance company’s namesake artistic director Caleb Teicher, mixed tap, jazz … Continue reading Caleb Teicher & Company program perfect summer fare to close out ‘ADF in CLE’ dance festival

For Pittsburgh Debut, LA’s BODYTRAFFIC Presents a Program of Distinct Choreographic Voices

By Steve Sucato Now a decade in, Los Angeles-based BODYTRAFFIC continues to make in-roads to becoming one of nation’s premiere contemporary dance companies.  While still not a household name even among dance aficionados, the company’s growing success has company co-founder/artistic director Tina Finkelman Berkett feeling a bit more added pressure because of that success. “You wish for success, then success comes and everyone has this … Continue reading For Pittsburgh Debut, LA’s BODYTRAFFIC Presents a Program of Distinct Choreographic Voices