Lone Group Work Highlights Simmons Dance’s Solos Program [REVIEW]

Shana Simmons DanceSpring for SolosPittsburgh Ballet Theatre Stage at Flagstaff HillSchenley Park, Pittsburgh PAMay 20, 2021 Reviewed by Steve Sucato A part of Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s inaugural Open Air series at Schenley Park’s Flagstaff Hill stage, Shana Simmons Dance offered up the 50-minute program Spring for Solos. The collection of mostly solo works from the company’s repertory began with artistic director/choreographer Shana Simmons performing her … Continue reading Lone Group Work Highlights Simmons Dance’s Solos Program [REVIEW]

Verb Ballets: ‘Carnival Macabre’, ‘Building Bridges Together’ [REVIEWS]

Reviewed by Steve Sucato Carnival MacabreVerb Ballets with Neil ZazaVirtual PerformanceOctober 30, 2020 Created as a stand-in for Verb Ballets and guitarist Neil Zaza’s popular One Dark Night…, A Rock Symphony of the Macabre (2019), Carnival Macabre (2020) was a made for the internet short film seeking to capture the spirit of One Dark Night’s Halloween rock symphony live show. The October 30 pay-to-view virtual … Continue reading Verb Ballets: ‘Carnival Macabre’, ‘Building Bridges Together’ [REVIEWS]