Spring has sprung, and now it’s time to look into the sunshine and be involved in some warm-weather dance! There are some great things to look forward to this month, and I hope to see you there. Check out this listing for information on classes, performances, and more for May!




The Dancing Wheels Company


The Dancing Wheels Company Auditions, May 20th 2017, 11am-5pm, The Dancing Wheels Company Studio.

The Dancing Wheels is holding auditions on May 20th for both male and female dancers. Candidates must be able to work full-time and be willing to tour! More details can be found on their website here. Be sure to register in advance!


The Movement Project


The Movement Project Professional Summer Intensive Application

Want to keep up and build upon your skills this summer, but missed our audition tour? No worries! TMP now has a new online application process for our 2017 professional summer intensive. Fill out the form here, and send your resume to tmpsummer@themovementproject.org by June 8th! For the early bird rate, send in your application by May 19th.


The dates of the intensive are July 17-21st.




Neos Dance Theatre


Boots and Ballet: A Kentucky Derby Event, May 6 2017, 4pm-9pm, Raemelton Therapeutic Equestrian Center

Neos is at it again with Boots and Ballet! This event is a fun way to auction and enjoy some good eats, as well as see Neos top off the whole evening with a performance. For more details on this event, see here.


Verb Ballets


DanceWorks 2017, May 11-13 2017, 7pm, James Levin Theatre at Cleveland Public Theatre

This will be a diverse show! Join Verb for an evening full of work by company dancers, as well as work with Taiwanese company BodyEDT. Get your tickets, and don’t forget about Free Beer Friday!


Ballet Up-Close, May 19 2017, 7pm, Verb Ballets Studio

Verb is back with their in-studio performance series. Take the chance to see work up close, as well as the process behind putting work on a stage. Following the performance, there will be a dessert where you can mingle with the dancers.


Rebecca Burcher


An Evening of Art and Collaboration at The Magalen, Slavic Village, May 15 2017

This will be an excitingly eclectic night full of Cleveland-based visual and performance art collaborations!  A free event with a $5 suggested donation and a donation based bar open to all.  For more information contact Rebecca Burcher at RebeccaEBurcher@gmail.com. Artists for the evening will include Isaac Bleich, Rebecca Burcher, James Hamilton, Ashley Herron, Irene Honora, Mira Kapuscinski, and Jesika Manthey




The Movement Project


TMP has weekly professional classes in modern/contemporary, ballet, and pilates at our new home in Pilgrim Church in Tremont! We’d love to dance with you! Here is the rundown:

MONDAY 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM


WEDNESDAY 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM


THURSDAY 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Pilates & Stretching (bring mat)

FRIDAY 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM



Sign up for classes today!


Verb Ballets


Verb has weekly ballet classes spanning from beginning to advanced, so grab your ballet shoes and come to class. To check out their schedule and other details, visit their website: http://verbballets.org/classes.html

The Cleveland Tango School

The Cleveland Tango School is offering beginner classes, starting on the first Thursday of each month! It's $50 for the four-class series, Thursdays from 8-9, and no experience or partner necessary! For more information click here: http://www.clevelandtango.com/tango-101/