Texture Contemporary Ballet’s Season-Ender a mix of Old and New

By Steve Sucato Texture Contemporary Ballet wraps up its fourth season with Unleashed Emotion. The program in three acts at the New Hazlett Theater features five ballets that run the gamut of emotions, including the premiere of Texture associate artistic director Kelsey Bartman’s “Old Skin.” The 25-minute “earthy” ballet for five dancers, set to music by Olafur Arnalds, Patrick Wolf and others, explores the idea of … Continue reading Texture Contemporary Ballet’s Season-Ender a mix of Old and New

Point Park Connections Program to Showcase Adjunct Faculty Works

By Steve Sucato Following last weekend’s Conservatory Dance Company‘s marquee showcase at the Byham Theater, the student company of Point Park University closes out its season with Point Park Connections, the annual program of dance works by dance-department adjunct faculty, April 25-27 at the university’s George Rowland White Performance Studio. Of these six works encompassing a range of styles, five come from former Point Park students, including 2008 … Continue reading Point Park Connections Program to Showcase Adjunct Faculty Works