Cleveland Dance Fest 2018 (Nov 9-10): Inside a Choreographer’s Mind

by Rebecca J. Leuszler

It is time yet again for the Cleveland Dance Fest. The festival has grown considerably since its founding three years ago and will be November 9th and 10th at Pilgrim Congregational Church (2592 W 14th St, Tremont, OH 44113). Showcasing work from artists all over Cleveland and beyond, the festival this year is distinct, exciting, and thought-provoking. To really get a feel for the work presented this year, I decided to chat with a a few choreographers about their work, their processes, and influences. Continue reading

The Movement Project to Offer Creative Movement, Modern Dance, and Ballet for Youth

by Rebecca J. Leuszler

Spread the word: there’s a new school of dance opening in Tremont! The Movement Project, a professional dance company based out of Pilgrim Congregational Church, will be offering Creative Movement, Modern, and Ballet for youth ages 4-18.

The Movement Project, founded in 2009 by Megan Lee Gargano and Rebecca J. Leuszler, strives to challenge perspectives, evoke social change, and bridge communities through the power of movement. After many years of work as a dance company, they are eager to open their School of Dance as a home for youth dance education in Cleveland. Continue reading