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Abraham describes his new work “An Untitled Love” as a way to “honor my parents and those aunts and uncles I grew up with,” he said.
For her first Benedum Center program since arriving in Pittsburgh, Susan Jaffe delivered an eclectic mix of innovative works and classics.
The mixed repertory program is packed with contemporary and classical showstoppers and will feature the PBT Orchestra.
The evening-length show combines unflinching monologues and dry wit with choreography by four top dance makers.
Collaborators worked with Pittsburgh-based XRconnectED to film works in a 360-degree format to create an immersive experience for viewers.
For Attack Theatre’s season opener, expect parts of a picnic, house-warming party and a dance performance all rolled into one.
Several Pittsburgh-based dance groups will return in the coming months to the theater for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
Hooper brings to her new role a mix of professional experience as a dancer and choreographer and a background in scholarly research.
Patricia Wilde died July 17 at age 93 following a brief illness.
Expect an eclectic mix of contemporary masters, new works and an outdoor spectacle aimed to challenge audiences’ assumptions about dance.
Two shows by Maria Caruso, “Metamorphosis” and “Rearview Mirror,” are making their Off-Broadway debut this summer.
Artisans and food vendors will fill Market Square. There also will be dance and music performances throughout the weekend.
The $250,000 grant will support at least six more series events to be held each fall and spring.
The series, which brings together dozens of arts organizations, runs through Memorial Day on Flagstaff Hill.
Even though live dance has been on hiatus, creatives were still coming up with dynamic ways to delight audiences once it was safe to do so.
Sessions will run Friday through Sunday and are designed for people with a range of physical and cognitive abilities.
For some, quarantine was filled with loneliness and loss. For others, the extended quiet time at home was a chance to reinvent themselves.
Audiences can expect a blend of classic story ballets and cutting-edge contemporary works, along with a focus on female choreographers.
The next installment premieres Monday and will be available for screening through Sunday.
“Milton” is an evening-length biographical movement work based on Milton Raiford’s life by choreographer/dancer Kaylin Horgan.
Artistic director Susan Jaffe created the choreography for the piece to French composer Maurice Ravel’s rhythmic, energetic “Boléro.”
“Open Air: A Series in Celebration of the Performing Arts” will be held May 18-31 at Flagstaff Hill.
Instead of sitting back and watching, small-sized audiences will be invited to interact with their screens to help shape traits of the show.
“Constructed Sight: Winter” will show new films on YouTube’s Premieres platform during four screenings in March.
Le Patin Libre is the latest show to be cut from the Pittsburgh Dance Council’s 51st season because of COVID-19.
NACHMO Pittsburgh will present a Zoom showcase Friday and Saturday to screen nine new dance works made in January.
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre will present seven short performances of “Boléro” Feb. 12-14 in the Carnegie Museum of Art’s Hall of Sculpture.
Attack Theatre’s dance film “I : I” will premiere Jan. 22-23 online with hourlong interactive experiences for audiences.
Pittsburgh’s dance community is staying on its feet by coming up with innovative programming until we can all safely come together again.
Pittsburgh dance companies are kicking off 2021 with workshops and intensives that the public can participate in from home.
Here’s a recap of some of the year’s most memorable moments, along with a preview of what’s (hopefully!) to come in 2021.