Cleveland Ballet in the News

Cleveland Ballet to Perform Newly Enhanced Version of Ramón Oller’s ‘Coppélia’
March 30, 2019
Steve Sucato

Cleveland Ballet closes out perhaps its most successful mainstage season to date with a reprise of their 2016 hit, Ramón Oller’s adaptation of the comic ballet Coppélia. The first full-length ballet production created on the now 5-year-old company returns to Playhouse Square’s Ohio Theatre for three performances on April 5 & 6. 

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Cleveland Ballet’s Coppélia 2.0
March 28, 2019
Victor Lucas

We went to Cleveland Ballet’s studios last Friday to watch a rehearsal of Coppélia. Léo Delibes’ gorgeous, playful music poured through the studio as the company members danced through the waltz, the mazurka, and the engagement scene. So much excellent dancing! We’ve praised the company’s dancers in earlier articles but we were unprepared for how much the current Coppélia has changed for the better since 2016. Choreographer Ramón Oller has set new, more challenging material on the dancers.

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Gladisa Guadalupe – The Cleveland Ballet Presents “Coppelia”
March 11, 2019
LIVE On Lakeside

The Cleveland Ballet always has beautiful & exciting shows for everyone to see and Gladisa Guadalupe, Artistic Director of the Cleveland Ballet, sat down with Joe and Danielle today to preview their next show, Coppélia!

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Cleveland Ballet’s Season-Opener Promises to be an Eye-Opener
October 16, 2018
by Steve Sucato

To open its fourth season Cleveland Ballet will take audiences on a journey from a high-flying pirate adventure to a late night Argentinean café awash in the tango of love. The company’s Fall Collection, October 19 & 20 at Playhouse Square’s Ohio Theatre, will feature classical, neo-classical and contemporary ballet works including a world-premiere by artistic director Gladisa Guadalupe

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The New Cleveland Ballet Heads Into its Fourth Season With a Playhouse Square Residency
September 26, 2018
by Laura Morrison

There's a new Cleveland Ballet in town, the moniker's third iteration. Most Clevelanders probably only remember the Cleveland Ballet that jetted off to San Jose full time in 2000 after its finances crumbled.

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Cleveland Ballet Named Resident Company of Playhouse Square
May 14, 2017

We are thrilled to announce that on October 14, 2017, Cleveland Ballet will present its first performance as the newest resident company at Playhouse Square. The company will perform Les Sylphides with music by Frederic Chopin.

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Gladisa Guadalupe and Margo Sappington Interview with WKYC 3 Hollie and Alexa

Artistic Director Gladisa Guadalupe, Artistic Director of Cleveland Ballet and Margo Sappington, Joffrey Ballet Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient & Tony Award Nominee, discuss Cleveland Ballet’s upcoming performance of Alice with Hollie and Alexa of WKYC 3.

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Cleveland’s Nutcracker by Bakhtiar Bakhtiarov

This Christmas story seemed to have swept the world like a wildfire.  First staged 125 years ago at the Imperial Mariinsky Theater, the enchanting ballet production of the Nutcracker conquered the best stages of the world.  Tchaikovsky’s fairy tale became the calling card of the Russian ballet school.

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Cleveland Concert Dance: Cleveland Ballet’s Nutcracker Human Resources

We went to see Cleveland Ballet’s Nutcracker Suite at the Hanna Theatre on Friday.  It stayed close to the traditional story and the traditional use of Tchaikovsky’s music, but achieved uncommon success by using its resources well.

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