Petronio Company’s Pandemic Delayed Cleveland Debut Proves Worth the Wait [REVIEW]

Stephen Petronio CompanyMimi Ohio Theatre at Playhouse SquareNovember 12, 2022 By Steve Sucato Call it a blessing in disguise that Stephen Petronio Company’s Cleveland debut was postponed in 2020 because of the global pandemic. Otherwise, the audience at Playhouse Square’s Mimi Ohio Theatre on Saturday night would not have experienced the company’s most spellbinding work of the evening, 2022’s New New Prayer for Now. Presented by DANCECleveland, the mixed … Continue reading Petronio Company’s Pandemic Delayed Cleveland Debut Proves Worth the Wait [REVIEW]

Lake Erie to don ‘Swan Lake’ moniker in honor of Cleveland Ballet’s upcoming production

By Julia Tze   CLEVELAND, OH – Mayor of Cleveland Justin M. Bibb has announced that Lake Erie will don the name ‘Swan Lake’ in recognition of the premiere of Cleveland Ballet’s production of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, a production sponsored in part by Roe Green and the Roe Green Foundation. “I am honored to offer this Proclamation in recognition of Cleveland Ballet, our City’s resident professional ballet company, … Continue reading Lake Erie to don ‘Swan Lake’ moniker in honor of Cleveland Ballet’s upcoming production

Cleveland Ballet’s ‘Swan Lake’ Looks To Be Its Best Yet [PREVIEW]

By Steve Sucato When Gladisa Guadalupe’s reconstituted Cleveland Ballet emerged on Northeast, Ohio’s dance scene in 2014, it was a fledgling professional ballet company with modest expectations. Now entering its 8th season, with an ever-improving roster of dancers, a growing budget nearing 3 million dollars, and much of the other trappings of a proper ballet organization, expectations are much higher as the troupe has taken … Continue reading Cleveland Ballet’s ‘Swan Lake’ Looks To Be Its Best Yet [PREVIEW]