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October 2017

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A Perfect Combination of Music and Dance – Romeo & Juliet Lives Again

Cincinnati Ballet makes its triumphant return to Music Hall with the Romeo & Juliet this Thursday. With a cast of 34 dancers and a dazzling Prokofiev score performed by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Romeo & Juliet is the perfect production to herald the ballet’s return to the newly-renovated Music Hall. Carmon DeLeone, Music Director of Cincinnati Ballet, […]

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Becoming Juliet

It’s been a big year for dancers Chisako Oga and Melissa Gelfin. Oga was promoted this year to Principal Dancer and Gelfin was promoted to Senior Soloist, both after dancing lead roles in full-length ballets last season such as Swanilda in Coppélia and Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker. This season, both Oga and Gelfin […]

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Gina Cerimele-Mechley, Fight Director for Romeo & Juliet

If you are a theater or ballet-goer in the Cincinnati region, chances are you’ve witnessed the artistry of Gina Cerimele-Mechley. The actor/director/teacher/choreographer/movement coach extraordinaire has created fight choreography for several Cincinnati Ballet productions including Peter Pan, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, King Arthur’s Camelot, and our upcoming performances of Romeo & Juliet. In addition to the epic, action-packed […]

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Former Gymnast Finds Joy and Passion in Dance

“Dancing is really hard, maybe even harder,” Elise Csizmadia, a member of the newly formed Professional Training Division at Cincinnati Ballet, said. “In gymnastics you just learn a skill but in ballet you have to learn a technique.” The 20-year old Csizmadia began her dance training at age 14 – considerably late in the dance […]

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Cincinnati Ballet and Contemporary Dance Theater Partner to Present COLLIDE!

In partnership with Contemporary Dance Theater (CDT), and with support from the Cincinnati Arts Association and ArtsWave, Cincinnati Ballet is pleased to announce Collide!, with three performances on October 13 and 14, at the Aronoff Center’s Jarson-Kaplan Theater. The Collide! performance series is a unique collaboration in celebration of the BLINK Festival taking place that weekend, […]

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