Inlet Dance Theatre’s men performing 3 (Men), the third movement of Center of the Earth (Te Pito o te Henua), which will world premiere at PlayhouseSquare’s Hanna Theater (Cleveland, OH) on Fri, Nov 16th.
Photo by Jim Ruthrauff
INLET DANCE THEATRE ANNOUNCES 12TH SEASON
Cleveland, OH August 30, 2012 – Inlet Dance Theatre will present the following list of performances, programs, and events during the company’s 2012-13 season, which begins September 1st. Highlights include the Inlet Trainee & Apprentice Program ’12 (beginning September 4), a performance at the Palace Theatre as part of PlayhouseSquare’s Dance Showcase (Sept 7), the Men in Dance Festival (Seattle, Oct 19-21), two world premieres focusing on global concerns at the Hanna Theatre (Nov 16), multiple residencies as part of the Ohio Arts Council’s Artist in Residence Program, a showcase performance of Center of the World (Te Pito o te Henua) at the upcoming IPAY Conference (Philadelphia, Jan 4-6), and the company’s annual offerings as part of Cleveland Public Theatre’s DanceWorks ’13. Additionally, Inlet will conduct education programming with new partners, including Laurel School and The Lillian and Betty Ratner School.
Inlet’s Founder and Executive/Artistic Director Bill Wade, a winner of a 2012 Cleveland Arts Prize, remarked about the upcoming season. “This next season is packed with exciting opportunities to serve not only Greater Cleveland and other communities, but also export Cleveland-created dance to other areas of the country.”
Here is a more complete listing Inlet Dance Theatre’s season 12 activities:
September 4 (2012)—July 26 (2013)
Inlet Trainee & Apprentice Program ‘12, Cleveland, OH
The program is designed for individuals who wish to enhance their development and discover opportunities within the performing arts and who are considering a professional dance career or are preparing to obtain an undergraduate degree in dance. For more information: http://www.inletdance.org/trainee.html
September 7th, 2012, 7:00pm (free!)
Dance Showcase, Palace Theatre
Inlet showcases the excerpt “3 (Men)” from Center of the World (Te Pito o te Henua) as part of the Playhouse Square’s Annual Dance Showcase. For more information visit http://www.playhousesquare.org/default.asp?playhousesquare=58&objid=3159.
September 8th, 2012
Pandemonium, Cleveland Public Theatre
Inlet takes part in Cleveland Public Theatre’s Annual Fundraiser with a performance of excerpts from Dream of Sleeping as well as a special appearance at dessert. Visit www.cptonlline.org
September 10th, 2012, 6-8pm
Auditions will be held for the Inlet Youth Ensemble (ages 12 – seniors in high school). Call The Music Settlement at 216-421-5806 x100 for more information.
September 15th, 2012, after dusk
IngenuityFestival, Cleveland’s Lakefront Docks 30 & 32
Inlet’s Joshua Brown collaborates with biomedical engineering graduate students Nathaniel Makowski and Daniel Tan to create a physical theater event involving EMG controlled lighting. For information: http://ingenuitycleveland.com/
September 26th, 2012
Inlet’s Fall Classes begin at The Music Settlement. Classes are open to children ages 3- adults. Registration is open NOW! Go to www.cmss.org and click on “Course Info” at the top right for more information
Inlet hosts international artist and choreographer Kaplia Palihawadana (Sri Lanka), as part of The Cleveland Foundation’s International Artist-in-Residence Program, Creative Fusion. For more info: clevelandfoundation.org
Against the Grain/Men In Dance Festival, Seattle, WA
Inlet Dance Theatre will perform Doppelganger and host master classes as part of the 9th Annual Men In Dance Festival. For more info: http://menindance.org/
November 16th, 2012, 7:30pm
Join us for the globally focused world premieres of the completed evening-length work Center of the World (Te Pito o te Henua) and a new work by Creative Fusion international artist Kapila Palihawadana (Sri Lanka), who blends traditional Sri Lankan dance with contemporary dance theatre. For ticket information: Tickets: $10-$15, on sale September 7th through PlayhouseSquare. Call 216-771-4444 for more information.
November 30 – December 14
Hathaway Brown School, Shaker Heights, OH
Inlet performs a narrated education concert on Fri, Nov. 30 and conducts an Ohio Arts Council sponsored residency at Hathaway Brown School, culminating in a concert performance featuring participating students.
Nativity School, Cincinnati, OH
Inlet performs a narrated education concert on Mon, Dec 3 and conducts an Ohio Arts Council sponsored residency at Nativity School, culminating in a concert performance featuring participating students.
January 4-6 (2013)
IPAY (International Performing Arts for Youth), Philadelphia, PA
Inlet will showcase Center of the World (Te Pito o te Henua) for an international conference of artists and presenters. Go to http://ipayweb.org/ for more information.
Overfield Early Childhood, Troy, OH
Inlet performs a narrated education concert on Mon, March 4 and conducts an Ohio Arts Council sponsored residency at Nativity School, culminating in a concert performance featuring participating students.
April 11-13, 7:30pm
Cleveland Public Theatre’s DanceWorks ’13, Cleveland, OH
Inlet performs selections from repertory and premieres a new work by founder and Executive/Artistic Director, Bill Wade. For tickets or more information: http://cptonline.org/theater-show.php?id=194
June 8, 12noon
Parade the Circle Celebration, Cleveland, OH
Members of Inlet Dance Theatre join hundreds of community members and other performing artists in Cleveland Museum of Art’s annual Parade the Circle Celebration. FREE! Parade steps off at 12noon. For more info: http://www.clevelandart.org/events/special%20events/parade%20v2.aspx
June 12 – July 26
Summer Dance Intensive, Cleveland Heights, OH
Inlet’s annual summer education program, which culminates with free performances at Cain Park Evans Amphitheater, will take place at Cleveland Heights High School. For more information visit: http://www.inletdance.org/education.html
About Inlet Dance Theatre
Inlet Dance Theatre is one of the region’s most exciting professional contemporary dance companies. Founded in 2001 by Artistic Director Bill Wade, Inlet embodies his longstanding belief that dance viewing, training and performing experiences serve as tools to bring about personal growth and development. Inlet’s company members, apprentices, trainees, supplemental dancers, and guest artists build the company’s solid reputation for uplifting individuals and engaging new audiences via performances and education programming. To find out more visit www.inletdance.org.