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Carmon DeLeone on stage for Peter Pan

CityBeat: Carmon DeLeone is Cincinnati Ballet’s Music Man

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Peter Pan flying on stage

Dancing on Air

There is no doubt that moment when Peter Pan first flies through the window of the Darling nursery, it’s absolute magic for the audience.  “That spirit of flying, of being that free,” says Cincinnati Ballet principal dancer Cervilio Amador. “People love it. Who hasn’t at one point wanted to be a Lost Boy, Peter Pan, […]

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Local 12: Bob Herzog battles Peter Pan


Bob Herzog battles Peter Pan at the Cincinnati Ballet.

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Carmon DeLeone

Cincinnati Enquirer: Carmon DeLeone celebrates 50th season as Cincinnati Ballet’s music director


Cincinnati Enquirer: ‘Beloved’ Cincinnati Ballet Maestro Carmon DeLeone celebrates 50th anniversary as Music Director, conducts his score to “Peter Pan” Oct. 25-28 at Music Hall

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Captain Hook and croc on a coffee break

City Beat: Crocodile Guzzles Latte at Coffee Emporium

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Swashbuckling Dancers: Learning to Sword fight for Peter Pan

Cincinnati Ballet dancers are hard at work learning how to sword fight for our upcoming production of Peter Pan. During one rehearsal, dancers playing Peter Pan and Captain Hook learned how to dance and spar at the same time from fight choreographer Gina Cerimele-Mechley and Peter Pan repetiteur Johanna Bernstein Wilt. Check out their fencing skills […]

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How do they do that?

One of the most magical parts of any stage version of Peter Pan – ballet or otherwise – is seeing members of the cast literally take off and fly around the stage.  Cincinnati Ballet’s upcoming production is no exception.  So, how did the ability for performers to fly on stage come to be? To answer […]

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Behind the Scenes with….

Carmon DeLeone, Cincinnati Ballet’s Music Director, is celebrating his 50th Anniversary with the company this season.  In First Position wanted to know more about Carmon’s interests and inspirations.  Here’s what he told us: Who was the most pivotal person in your life when it comes to music, and why? There are so many people who […]

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Dancer Spotlight

Principal dancer, Melissa Gelfin, is one of two Cincinnati Ballet dancers who will be portraying the role of Tinkerbell in the upcoming production of Peter Pan.  She is excited to dance the role again (the first time was with Cincinnati Ballet in 2014).  Here are Melissa’s thoughts about taking on this challenging role once again: […]

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Peter Pan flying on stage

Peter Pan flies into Music Hall

Join Peter Pan, Wendy, and the Darling kids as they travel to Neverland and meet the Lost Boys, Captain Hook, Tinkerbell, and a very hungry crocodile! The classic story of ‘the boy who wouldn’t grow up’ is transformed into a full-length ballet with challenging and charming choreography by Septime Webre that  — quite literally — […]

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