Jon Lehrer Dance Company to perform new works throughout Burchfield Penney galleries [PREVIEW]

By Steve Sucato for The Buffalo News When Jon Lehrer left behind LehrerDance, the dance troupe he started in Buffalo in 2007, to form Jon Lehrer Dance Company in 2018 in his native New York City, he did not completely leave behind his adopted home of Buffalo. Since then, Lehrer and company have been back annually at Artpark. Now, for the first time since 2017, they will … Continue reading Jon Lehrer Dance Company to perform new works throughout Burchfield Penney galleries [PREVIEW]

Suspicions Loom as Buffalo’s LehrerDance Suddenly Shuts Down

By Steve Sucato The sudden end to Buffalo, New York–based LehrerDance—the city’s lone professional touring dance company—recently came as a shock to many. Rumblings of the company’s demise began when their website and Facebook page were taken down. Shortly after, on February 21, Buffalo’s news media began reporting that the company has ceased operations. An email communiqué from LehrerDance board member Frank Ciccia on February 22 stated that … Continue reading Suspicions Loom as Buffalo’s LehrerDance Suddenly Shuts Down