Please Note: This event has expired.
Ohio Contemporary Ballet formerly Verb Ballets, presents Cleveland Inspirations, a program featuring two new commissions based on local history plus the last chance to see Gerald Arpino’s, Celebration.
Ohio Contemporary Ballet formerly Verb Ballets, presents Cleveland Inspirations, a program featuring two new commissions based on local history plus the last chance to see Gerald Arpino’s, Celebration. Robert Gardner has re-imagined Bacchanale, a work made famous by the great Anna Pavlova. It is based on the sculpture that sits in the gardens of the Cleveland Museum of Art created by Malvina Hoffman. As it was being sculpted, it was overseen by Pavlova to maintain absolute balletic ... view more »
Repetiteur, Cameron Basden restaged Gerald Arpino’s Celebration, as part of the multi-year Centennial Celebration of the late choreographer’s life and works. Cameron Basden joined the Joffrey Ballet in 1993 and moved to Chicago with the company in 1995. She was a muse for Gerald Arpino, performing in several of his ballets as well as those of many other choreographers. Cameron became ballet master and served as co-associate director until her departure in 2008. Ohio Contemporary Ballet is the first company to ever license the work.
The performance of “Celebration”, an Arpino ballet, is presented with the permission of The Gerald Arpino Foundation and has been produced in accordance with the Foundation service standards established and provided by the Foundation.
1911 W. 30th St., Shaker Heights, OH