Aspen/Santa Fe Ballet
Presented by: Pittsburgh Dance Council
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet's bold vision focuses on presenting groundbreaking work from the world’s most exciting, emerging choreographers. Square None, by Norbert De La Cruz III, is an ambitious and expansive piece that explores themes of youth and naivete. Beautiful Mistake, by Spanish choreographer Cayetano Soto, expertly exhibits the gorgeous physicality of this incredible company through dynamic partnering. In Heart(s)pace by company-favorite Nicolo Fonte, the stage glows with exuberant light and color in an abstract piece illuminating the importance of touch.
Date: 10/11/2014
Time: 8:00 pm
Byham Theater, 101 6th St., Pittsburgh, PA
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Michael Clark Company
Presented by: Pittsburgh Dance Council
The rebellious sensibilities of British dance iconoclast Michael Clark fuses extreme elements of classical and punk. He consistently breaks new ground to provoke and electrify audiences. Clark's critically-acclaimed work "come, been and gone" features the music of 1970s rock legends David Bowie and Iggy Pop. At once sensual and damaged, Clark's masterpiece "Swamp" is drenched in exquisitely textured patterns of movement.
Date: 11/01/2014
Time: 8:00 pm

Location: 8:00 pm
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Ronald K Brown / Evidence
Presented by: Pittsburgh Dance Council
Brooklyn-based Evidence poignantly executes Brown's contemporary choreography rooted in the beauty of traditional African forms and rhythms. In "The Subtle One," set to the music of jazz musicians Jason Moran and Tarus Mateen, Brown transcends the human struggle and aspirations for connection between spiritual beings and mortals. In "On Earth Together," Stevie Wonder's music deepens Brown's exploration of love and compassion and features dancers from the Pittsburgh community alongside dancers from Evidence.
Date: 02/07/2015
Time: 8:00 pm
Byham Theater, 101 6th St., Pittsburgh, PA
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Union Tanguera
Presented by: Pittsburgh Dance Council
French Argentinean ensemble Union Tanguera brings the sensuality and art of tango to life with live music performed by one of Buenos Aires' finest quartets. Seven French Argentinean dancers present savory, stylized dance theater with dramatic flair. Set in a nameless nightclub at the end of a traditional tango show, "Nuit Blanche" illuminates the wanderings, desires, and fears that surface during one sleepless night— unveiling a seductive, late night world where dancers express themselves through intimate, uninhibited dance.
Date: 03/28/2015
Time: 8:00 pm
Byham Theater, 101 6th St., Pittsburgh, PA
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Pontus Lidberg Dance
Presented by: Pittsburgh Dance Council
A rising international star, Swedish choreographer, dancer, and filmmaker Pontus Lidberg has created more than 35 works for major dance companies such as Ballet du Grand Theatre de Geneve, SemperOper Ballet Dresden, and Morphoses. "Snow" is a turbulent choreographic composition set in a ceaseless snowfall -- a poetic look at the fragile human reality of existence, in contrast to the relentless power of nature. Four dancers, with a lifelike, Japanese-style Bunraku puppet, tell a dynamic and poetic story of human experience.
Date: 04/18/2015
Time: 8:00 pm
Byham Theater, 101 6th St., Pittsburgh, PA
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Scottish Ballet - A Streetcar Named Desire
Presented by: Pittsburgh Dance Council
A bold interpretation of the Tennessee Williams masterpiece. Dance meets drama in this powerful collaboration between award-winning theater/film director Nancy Meckler and internationally-acclaimed choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa. The iconic, heartbreaking tale of human frailty is set to a saucy, jazz-inspired score and aptly dressed in striking vintage-styled costumes.
Date: 05/19/2015
Time: 8:00 pm
Byham Theater, 101 6th St., Pittsburgh, PA
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