Listings

PERFORMANCES:

THRU FEB. 26 – JOY MARIE THOMPSON. This Pittsburgh native, a junior BFA dance major at Purchase College, SUNY, reflects the legacy of African-American dance artists from Pearl Primus to Bill T. Jones in a photo exhibit in collaboration with New York artist Rachel Neville. The photo exhibit will continue through Feb. 26.

FEB. 3 – DANA MOVEMENT ENSEMBLE. Nick Daniels resurrects DANA after a long hiatus with Take My Hand…I Am Here… 8 p.m. Dance Alloy Studios. Pay-What-Makes-You-Happy.

FEB. 5 – BOLSHOI BALLET. A presentation of Swan Lake by the famed Russian company, filmed on Jan. 25, 2015. Starring Svetlana Zakharova as Odette/Odile and Denis Rodkin as Prince Siegfried. Cinemark Robinson Township and Cinemark Monroeville Mall, 12:55 p.m. Child $17; Student/Senior $17: Adult $18.

FEB. 10-19 – PITTSBURGH BALLET THEATRE. PBT dives down the rabbit hole again with Derek Dean’s production of Alice in Wonderland. Benedum Center, times vary. Tickets: $28-108; click on PBT.

FEB. 10-11 – PILOBOLUS. The Pils bring Shadowland, a combination of shadow theater and a “bawdy circus with bold visual elements” to the Pittsburgh Dance Council. They combine to tell the story of a young girl moving through a surreal world of her own making.   Fri. and Sat. at 8 p.m., Byham Theater. Tickets: $10-60; click on Pils.

FEB. 11 – ATTACK THEATRE. It’s a One Night Stand at the Ace Hotel resplendent in dance performances, interactive experiences, flowing food and drinks and wild fantasies. Click on Attack.

FEB. 11-12 – EXHALATIONS DANCE THEATER. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Exhalations presents an evening of original works centered around the concept of love. Kelly Strayhorn Theater, 8 p.m. Tickets: $18 in advance, $20 at the door.

FEB. 11 – SECOND SATURDAYS.” Improvisation Postjazz dance + projected experimentation+live music+couches, coffee tables and chalk,” featuring The Petals. The Space Upstairs. 8 P.M. – Midnight. $10 donation suggested at the door. BYOB welcome.

FEB. 15 – TAJ EXPRESS. A Bollywood extravaganza that explodes with color and movement. 8 p.m., Byham Theater. Tickets: $30-50; click on Taj.

FEB. 18 – MARIA CARUSO. The artistic director of Bodiography, Maria will perform a solo concert, Phoenix Rising, with choreography by Anjali Austin and James Martin and collaborative works with Gabriel Ash, Joshua Sweeny and Victor Prisk. 8 p.m., Byham Theater. Tickets: $35.75 to VIP tickets at $125.75. Click on Phoenix.

FEB. 23-26 – CONSERVATORY DANCE COMPANY. Point Park University’s student company performs works by staff members. George Rowland White Performance Studio, Thurs. -Sat. 8 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 2 p.m. Full $20, Senior/Student $10. Click on CDC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2 Responses to Listings

  1. jvranish says:

    Hi Michael — That has been changed.

  2. Bonnie Crosby says:

    The newly formed Chautauqua Area Chapter of The National Society of Arts and Letters NY, has appointed former Pittsburgh Chapter member, Bonnie Crosby as Dance Chair for the Society’s 2011 Dance (Choreography) competition. For more information go to arts-nsal.com. Date of auditions and locale are forthcoming.

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