In ballet, the Grand Jete – or “giant leap” – is essentially the act of performing the splits in midair. With the help of a dancer demonstrating his technique, Broad & High spoke with BalletMet, physicists and sports-medicine professionals to deconstruct the move down to its essentials and discover what kind of skills it takes to execute this move.
It’s Halloween week… are you ready for a ghost story?
William Goldsmith, artistic director of the Columbus Children’s Theatre, recounts the tale of a mysterious figure haunting the Columbus Children’s Theatre, which sits awfully close to a graveyard.
BalletMet‘s new artistic director, Edwaard Liang talks with Broad & High about the collaborative direction he intends to take the organization. Liang discusses about his creative journey from his martial beginnings to his choreographed works for Bolshoi, Joffrey and Shanghai Ballet companies.
Columbus Jazz Orchestra pays tribute to Rosa Parks with “Suite Rosa.” Often regarded as the beginning of the modern civil rights movement, Parks’ famous refusal to give up her bus seat is commemorated in this world premiere of John Clayton’s piece “Suite Rosa.”
WOSU Theatre Critic Joy Reilly talks with visiting playwright Betty Shemiah. Betty Shamieh is a Palestinian-American playwright, author, screenwriter, and actress. She is the author of 15 plays. As a playwright, her off-Broadway premieres are The Black Eyed (New York Theatre Workshop) and Roar (The New Group), which was selected as a New York Times [...]