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attended Aug 13 2011

This event was extraordinary. I didn't expect this kind of absolutely wonderful performances to be given in Cincinnati. I am so glad I was able to attend. I spoke to... continued

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The Gala of International Dance Stars was a remarkable evening of top-notch dance. Each performer was amazing and the choreography was wonderful. This was one of the best evenings of dance I have seen.

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The season finale, and aim’s signature event, The Gala of International Dance Stars will feature the best dancers, the best companies and the best choreography in the world for a powerful explosion of international dance — one show only!

This year’s line-up:

  • Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theater and dancer/choreographer Matthew Prescott

  • Skylar Brandt, American Ballet Theater and Daniel Ulbricht, New York City Ballet

  • The Ballet Noir Company with world premiere “Prophets and Rock Bottom” by co-artistic director Corey Baker

  • Janessa Touchet and Cervilio Amador, Cincinnati Ballet

  • Amber Neumann, Christine Rocas, Shane Urton and Lucas Segovia, Joffrey Ballet performing “Blue Velvet” by former Cincinnati Ballet principal dancer Alexei Kremnev

  • Katherine Lawrence, Ballet West and Joshua Reynolds, Milwaukee Ballet will dance the world premiere of Darrell Grand Moultrie’s “Paramaters Unhinged.”

  • Tap dancer Marshall Davis, Jr. and dancer/choreographer Jamal Story, who debuts a new aerial dance with silks

  • Joseph Gatti and Misa Kuranaga, Boston Ballet. Former Cincinnati Ballet dancer Gatti will perform his own choreography with a “Michael Jackson Tribute.”

  • Anton Korsakov, Mariinksy Theatre and Olga Pavlova, formerly with Bolshoi Ballet

  • Sonia Rodriguez and Aleksander Antonijevic, National Ballet of Canada

  • Stephanie Dalphond, National Dance Company of Spain and Alejandro Alvarez will perform a world premiere by Canadian choreographer Shawn Hounsell.

About the Ticket Supplier: Cincinnati Arts Association

Founded in 1992, the Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) is a not-for-profit organization that oversees the programming and management of the Tri-state's finest performing arts venues - the Aronoff Center for the Arts and Music Hall - and is dedicated to supporting performing and visual arts. Each year, CAA presents a diverse schedule of events; serves upwards of 700,000 people in its venues; features the work of talented local, regional, and national artists in the Weston Art Gallery (located in the Aronoff Center); and supports the work of more than one dozen resident companies.