‘Echo Mine v2’ Brings Message of Loss and Remembrance to Global Audience [REVIEW]

Califone and Robyn Mineko Williams & ArtistsEcho Mine v2Audiotree STAGED Series WebcastOctober 27, 2020 Reviewed by Steve Sucato For those who missed Echo Mine, Robyn Mineko Williams and Artists and Chicago experimental rock band Califone’s acclaimed 2019 collaboration, October 27th’s online restaging, Echo Mine v2 offered up an even more in-depth viewing experience than perhaps the live show.  The evening-length work was inspired by and … Continue reading ‘Echo Mine v2’ Brings Message of Loss and Remembrance to Global Audience [REVIEW]

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces Pittsburgh Dance Council Spring 2021 Season

The 51st season begins in January 2021 and will hostContemporary Dance, U.S. and World Premieres and Outdoor Ice-Dancing Spectacle! The Pittsburgh Dance Council also announces Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater rescheduled performance date from the 50th anniversary 2019-2020 season! By Diana RothNow in its 51st season of presenting contemporary dance, the Pittsburgh Dance Council, a division of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, is proud to continue this long-standing and distinguished support of … Continue reading The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces Pittsburgh Dance Council Spring 2021 Season

Grand Rapids Ballet’s ‘Virtual Program II: An Evening with Penny Saunders’ Shows the Beginnings of a Programming Way Forward |REVIEW

By Steve Sucato Welcome to dance’s new reality. The COVID-19 global pandemic has spawned many changes in our lives including how dance is being created, shown, viewed and now reviewed. It is in some ways as if the familiar dance-on-film genre had suddenly become the performance medium of choice for dancers and dancemakers to create and stage works and audiences to view it. For the … Continue reading Grand Rapids Ballet’s ‘Virtual Program II: An Evening with Penny Saunders’ Shows the Beginnings of a Programming Way Forward |REVIEW