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Celebrating Many Incredible Cincinnati Ballet Women

Since March plays host to Women’s History Month, here’s a shout out to a number of women who have each impacted Cincinnati Ballet in their own very unique and important ways: Myrl Laurence, Virginina Garrett and Nancy Bauer – Cincinnati Civic Ballet (as Cincinnati Ballet was originally known) was the brainchild of these three local […]

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Ballet and Broadway

The exciting worlds of Broadway and Ballet came dynamically together in a unique Master Class at the Cincinnati Ballet studios in early March. The session, taught by actor Krystal Mackie from Hamilton: An American Musical, was attended by 20 eager students from the Otto M. Budig Academy Professional Training Division. Cincinnati Ballet always looks for […]

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Aladdin Casts a Magical Spell

After Beauty and the Beast inaugurated Cincinnati Ballet’s popular Family Series last season, the series returns March 30 – April 7 with another family-friendly production for kids of all ages with our Family Series: Aladdin. We spoke with Suzette Boyer Webb, Director of Cincinnati Ballet Second Company (CB2), about what it takes to take to […]

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The Luck of the Irish

One of the highlights of the month of March is St. Patrick’s Day, which is celebrated not just in Ireland, but with those of Irish heritage around the globe. Corps de Ballet dancer Kathleen Dahlhoff’s ancestors hail from The Emerald Isle. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, Kathleen shared a little about her culture and […]

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Finding Love at the Ballet on Both Sides of the Footlights

Finding love at the ballet isn’t limited just to the dancers and artists on stage. As a case in point, Barbara and Larry Kellar, funders of Cincinnati Ballet’s Principal Artist Endowment Fund, were destined to fall in love through ballet. Sharing a passion for dance, they met on a Cincinnati Ballet trip to Russia in […]

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Conquering one of Ballet’s Most Demanding Roles: Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty

Cincinnati Ballet Principal Dancer, Melissa Gelfin, joined Cincinnati Ballet as a new dancer for the 2014-2015 Season. She was promoted to Corps de Ballet, then to Senior Soloist, and ultimately to Principal Dancer. While she has danced numerous roles throughout her career, the role of Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty is definitely one of the most demanding […]

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What do Cincinnati Ballet dancers love most about Cincinnati?

Because there’s so much to love about the Queen City, we asked some of our dancers what they love most about Cincinnati. Here’s what they had to say: “I love that Cincinnati is a conservative town with an open-minded edge.” – Cervilio Miguel Amador “What I love most about Cincinnati is the FOOD! All the great restaurants, […]

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Dance-Inspired Workouts to Make the Best “YOU” in 2019

Looking for new ways to meet your fitness goals for the year ahead?  Consider taking a class with Cincinnati Ballet Dance and Fitness. Developed and taught by former Company dancer, Courtney Hellebuyck, Cincinnati Ballet Dance and Fitness provides a variety of dance-inspired workouts to help make you the best “you” you can be.  Included are classes […]

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Dancer Dreams and Aspirations for 2019

Here’s what seven Cincinnati Ballet dancers had to say about what they hope they will have accomplished – either personally, professionally or both – by year’s end: “I want to be able to say that it was one of the best years of my life so far! I hope that it is a year full […]

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Victoria Morgan on the Latest with “Dancing to Oz”

An exciting component of this season’s April Bold Moves triple bill is the world premiere of Cincinnati Ballet Artistic Director Victoria Morgan’s Dancing to Oz, with original music by Maestro Carmon DeLeone.  Here’s a “sneak peek” interview with her about what’s happening with this new ballet based upon the classic Oz tale and created for both adults […]

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