Toledo Ballet holds open house for aspiring dancers

Are you or someone you know an aspiring dancer? Toledo Ballet is having an open house, allowing those interested to peek in on classes and tour the dance studios. Toledo Ballet offers more than just ballet, you can learn jazz, hip hop, tap and more. Parents and volunteers will be available to answer any questions.

Julie O’Connell offers a Master Level Tap Class

Take your tap dancing game to the next… step. Broadway performer-turned-dance teacher Julie O’Connell is offering a Master Level Tap Class. Accepting only 20 dancers, this class is open to everyone— for those who consider themselves an intermediate or advanced level tap dancer. Toledo Ballet Executive Director Mari Davies stresses that 3-4 years of tap

Bringing Bauer back to life

How could an influential artist be forgotten? Rudolf Bauer, a German painter who was a revolutionary in the world of abstract art, had virtually gone unnoticed for many years because his paintings were hidden in the basement of the Guggenheim Museum. In Bauer, a play written by Lauren Gunderson and directed by Jeffrey Albright, we

It Came from Mars auditions at the Toledo Repertoire

Lights, camera –– aliens. Travel back to the 1930s and bring your best performance with you for parts in the play It Came from Mars. The show, by Joe Zettelmaier, follows the announcement of martians landing during a radio show rehearsal. Auditions are being held at the Toledo Repertoire Theatre on Saturday, July 22 and 23

The Croswell Opera House presents In the Heights

The Tony Award-winning musical from the creator of Hamilton, In the Heights welcomes the audience into New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood on the brink of change. Pairing a Latin-flavored score with hip-hop and dance, this sweet and sentimental musical explores what happens when traditions are left to give-and-take. $15-$35. July 14-23. 8pm, Friday & Saturday;

The Glacity Theatre Collective performs Falling Short

The allure of conspiracy theories is unbounded. To some, they’re simply symptomatic of misinformation. To others, conspiracy theories offer an opportunity to exercise intellectual curiosity and contemplate existence, secrets and topics too often avoided. Glacity Theatre Collective will perform a story of the peculiar during Falling Short, a play by Wolfgang Paetzel. Follow two friends

Beginner Ballroom Latin and Swing Group Classes at the Toledo Ballroom

If you ain’t got swing dancing experience. Join the Toledo Ballroom for Beginner Ballroom, Latin and Swing Group Classes every Thursday night. The evenings begin with a short, one-hour introductory workshop from 7-8pm, offering basic techniques and moves to novices and beyond. After the class, enjoy a social dance party from 8-10pm. No registration or

Ohio Chautauqua’s big tent summer tour stops in Milan

What happens when you mix theater and history? Sometimes, you get terrible period pieces. Other times? You get Ohio Chautauqua, a 19th-century tradition of bringing history to life through a five-day celebration of music, education and performances full of audience participation. Enjoy daytime activities, interesting lessons and unique performances that bring icons like Marie Curie