Airings: Choreographer David Shimotakahara talks about the community approach to his new ‘Rite of Spring’ production

By Steve Sucato This year marks the 100th anniversary of one of ballet and classical music’s most beloved and controversial masterworks, The Rite of Spring (Le Sacre du printemps). Both Igor Stravinsky’s brilliant and avant-garde score and Vaslav Nijinsky‘s modern ballet choreography redefined music and dance at the outset of the 20th-century. In the process The Rite, and its tale of a pagan human sacrifice … Continue reading Airings: Choreographer David Shimotakahara talks about the community approach to his new ‘Rite of Spring’ production

Verb Ballets to present two different programs in DanceWorks ’13 at Cleveland Public Theatre

By Jen Garlando CLEVELAND, OH – Verb Ballets returns to Cleveland Public Theatre as part of the DanceWorks ’13 Series with two different programs. Verb Ballets is pleased to announce they will kick off the series with an additional program added to the season: Verb Goes Electric with the Cleveland Chamber Symphony, running March 21- 23, 2013. The company will close out the contemporary dance showcase … Continue reading Verb Ballets to present two different programs in DanceWorks ’13 at Cleveland Public Theatre