With ‘MOVEMEDIA’ Grand Rapids Ballet pushes boundaries and audience expectations

Grand Rapids Ballet MOVEMEDIA Program One Peter Martin Wege Theatre Grand Rapids, MI March 13, 2015 Reviewed by Steve Sucato For the first installment of Grand Rapids Ballet’s annual MOVEMEDIA series for the 2014-2015 dance season at their Peter Martin Wege Theatre, GRB artistic director Patricia Barker chose a mix of choreographers new to the contemporary dance series with one familiar to it and Grand … Continue reading With ‘MOVEMEDIA’ Grand Rapids Ballet pushes boundaries and audience expectations

Grand Rapids Ballet’s ‘MOVEMEDIA I’ to feature new contemporary dance works by Sagi Gross, Gina Patterson and Andrew Bartee

By Steve Sucato For the fourth year running, Grand Rapids Ballet’s cutting-edge repertory series MOVEMEDIA returns to GRB’s own Peter Martin Wege Theatre. The first of two programs in the series, MOVEMEDIA I runs March 13-15 and will feature four works that stem from their choreographer’s personal experiences but also speak to universal themes of conflict, disappointment and reflection. The MOVEMEDIA series created by GRB … Continue reading Grand Rapids Ballet’s ‘MOVEMEDIA I’ to feature new contemporary dance works by Sagi Gross, Gina Patterson and Andrew Bartee

Case Western Reserve University’s ‘Au Courant’ an Emotional Journey

Case Western Reserve University Department of Dance – Au Courant Mather Dance Center at CWRU Cleveland, Ohio November 1, 2013 Reviewed by Steve Sucato Fervent emotion appeared to be the underlying theme of Case Western Reserve University’s Department of Dance Fall concert Au Courant (aware). The mixed repertory program performed by students, faculty and guest dancers at CWRU’s Mather Dance Center, explored a range of emotions … Continue reading Case Western Reserve University’s ‘Au Courant’ an Emotional Journey