Author: Karen Dacko

Ballet: PBT's 45th Season

The Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre preserves the work of late choreographers with its productions of “Beauty and the Beast” and “La Bayadère.”

A Slowed Movement

Bodiography Contemporary Ballet Co. works with Frank Ferraro to present “Left Leg, Right Brain,” which celebrates differences and shows the effect of Parkinson’s disease on movement.

Be Free

For ‘…on being…’, STAYCEE PEARL dance project’s latest show, the troupe assessed character and themes related to “post-blackness.”

Motion for Thought

Internationally lauded dancer Kyle Abraham, leader of the Abraham.In.Motion troupe, returns home for his new Pittsburgh-based epic.


Inventive troupe Gia T. Presents brings sophisticated improv dance to Pittsburgh with its latest creative work, BLINK.

The Turning Point

Heidi Latsky and her troupe bring 'GIMP', a modern-dance production, to Pittsburgh in hopes of shattering preconceived notions.

An Alloy of Roots

German native André Koslowski, who’s been immersed in dance since age 15, shows his latest work in Dance Alloy Theater’s 35th anniversary season opener, From Where We Come.

April in Wonderland

Get curiouser and curiouser this month with two different dance interpretations inspired by Lewis Carroll’s classic fantasy tales.

Shedding a Light

A foray into a darker artistic territory led to the creation of Stephen Mills' Light/The Holocaust & Humanity Project, a timeless work about genocide. Performed by Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre this month, the ballet is augmented with educational events aimed at raising human-rights awareness.