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New Works

September 8 – 18, 2022 | Aronoff Center’s Jarson-Kaplan Theater 


Experience innovative dance including a world premiere from Cincinnati choreographer and DANCEFIX phenom Heather Britt and a Cincinnati premiere by award-winning British choreographer Cathy Marston. The Kaplan New Works Series also features premieres from Cincinnati Ballet dancers Daniel Baldwin, Taylor Carrasco, and Melissa Gelfin De-Poli. 

Intense group performance


ChoreographyDaniel Baldwin
MusicThe Softness of the Present, Summon the Fire, Unity, Super Zodiac, The Comet is Coming
MusicAmerican Dream, LCD Soundsystem; additional composition and arrangements by Ian Timothy Forsgren
Choreographytaylor carrasco
Music Brindisi (The Drinking Song), Giuseppe Verdi; “Flower Duet” from Lakme, Léo Delibes; O Mio Babbino Caro, Giacamo Puccini; La Donna è Mobile (Luciano Pavarotti), Giuseppe Verdi; “O Fortuna” from Carmina Burana, Carl Orff; Can-Can, Jacques Offenbach
ChoreographyMelissa Gelfin De-Poli
MusicMusic: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B Major (Allegro), Johann Sebastian Bach; Raindrop Waltz No. 1 in B mino, Joshua Kyan Aalampour; Death of a Friend, Yeti Music
Choreographycathy marston
MusicDanish String Quartet (traditional folk song arrangements and Hans Abrahamsen)
costumesmarian schmid

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the kaplan new works series sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

The Kaplan Foundation

Melissa Gelfin De- Poli Choreography Sponsor

Dianne Dunkelman and Peter Schwartz

Taylor Carassco Choreographer Sponsor

Lynn and Daniel Langmeyer

Kathy Marston Choreographer Sponsor

Dianne & J. David Rosenberg

Healther Britt Choreographer Sponsor

Diane & William J. Rumpke, Jr.