Local dance troupes and voguing battle highlight PrideFest Pittsburgh’s dance showcase

By Steve Sucato “Ladies with an attitude, fellows that were in the mood / Don’t just stand there, let’s get to it / Strike a pose, there’s nothing to it.” Madonna’s 1990 call to vogue lives at this year’s PrideFest Pittsburgh. The free June 15 street fair’s dance showcase on Liberty Avenue includes newcomers True T Entertainment’s voguing tribute to the 1990 LGBT-ballroom-scene documentary¬†Paris Is … Continue reading Local dance troupes and voguing battle highlight PrideFest Pittsburgh’s dance showcase

Nationally rising talent Alan Obuzor debuts a new dance work

By Steve Sucato Ever since Alan Obuzor was young, his mother, Marjorie Liese, encouraged her children to try different things. Having enrolled Alan and his three sisters in gymnastics at Gymkhana, in Point Breeze, Liese had them also try dance classes at a studio in the same building. The move would change Obuzor’s life. “After my first ballet class, I told my mother I wanted … Continue reading Nationally rising talent Alan Obuzor debuts a new dance work