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Bobby Wesner, artistic director of Neos Dance Theatre, will create a community dance-a-thon on the opening and closing sections of Petrushka.
Dancers of many different ages and backgrounds will create the crowd and carnival scene. Neos will dance the main drama of the work, which describes a love triangle between three puppets who have come to life during the Shrovetide Fair, part of the White Knights celebration in Russia.
About Neos Dance Theatre
With a home at The University of Akron and a highly valued performance and education presence throughout Northeast Ohio — especially in Cuyahoga, Hancock, Lorain, Richland and Summit counties — Neos has gained a reputation for artistic excellence, adventurous programming and passionate community collaborations.
Energized by classical and contemporary choreography, Neos has showcased works by Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s resident choreographer Alejandro Cerrudo, Heinz Poll, George Balanchine, and Penny Saunders. Neos director and co-founder Bobby Wesner has also choreographed four evening-length ballets for Neos Dance Theatre, and produced an additional ballet by residentView more
198 Hill St., Akron, OH 44325
Various parking decks and lots are located adjacent to the Hall.