Tag Archives: Theatre

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

Genius, Without Torture: Coping and Creativity

In a 1963 interview with The Paris Review, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Katherine Anne Porter made a poignant proclamation: “I think I’ve only spent about ten percent of my energies on writing. The other ninety percent went to keeping my head above water.” Porter’s admission rings true for many artists. Mental illness and creativity often ride