Performing Arts

BALLET TECH OHIO PERFORMING ARTS ASSOCIATION

7623 Old 3C Highway
Maineville, Ohio 45039
(513) 683-6860


Formed in 1997, non-profit Ballet Tech Ohio Performing Arts Association uses innovative dance to promote interaction between people of diverse backgrounds. In addition to offering a dance classes, professional and pre-professional Ballet Tech dancers hold performances that highlight a wide variety of dance styles and music.


BROADWAY SERIES PRESENTED BY FIFTH THIRD BANK

120 E 4th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
513-241-2345


A major tenant of downtown Cincinnati's Aronoff Center f or the Arts, the Broadway Series brings to town the finest touring professional Broadway musicals and plays.


CARNEGIE VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

1028 Scott Blvd
Covington, KY 41011
859-491-2030


Built in 1902 in the heart of Covington, Kentucky, The Carnegie Visual & Performing Arts Center features four art galleries that host about 500 artists from the region. Its intimate theatre, designed in the style of an 18th century European opera house, offers concerts and dance productions.


CINCINNATI BALLET

1555 Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45214
513-621-5219


For decades, the Cincinnati Ballet has been captivating audiences with beautiful, poetic performances. From the stage to the community, the organization is an integral part of the city's culture. The Cincinnati Ballet is currently building a new performance studio and theatre, set for completion in March of 2005.


CINCINNATI CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

1406 Elm Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202-7517
513-723-1182


Making its debut in 1974, the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra brings together some of the area's most talented professional musicians for 12 to 15 performances each year. The 35 to 40 member CCO performs at Memorial Hall in downtown Cincinnati, at the College Conservatory of Music's Corbett Auditorium, and at Northern Kentucky University's Greaves Concert Hall.


CINCINNATI OPERA

1841 Elm Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45210
513-621-1919


The Cincinnati Opera Association is the second oldest opera company in the United States, opening to its first performance, a sell-out, in 1920. A number of its earlier stars have gone on to become world renowned. Among them: Placido Domingo and Beverly Sills. The internationally acclaimed Cincinnati Opera performs at the historic Music Hall, under the direction of Artistic Director Evans Mirageas.


CINCINNATI PLAYHOUSE IN THE PARK

962 Mt. Adams
Cincinnati, OH 45202
513-421-3888


A two-time Tony Award winner, the Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park is nationally known for its high caliber of artistic theatrical productions. Some of America's best actors, directors and designers have taken to its stage. From classic to contemporary, musicals, dramas, comedies and recent hits are all included among its roster of plays.

The Playhouse offers productions year-round in its two theatres: the Robert S. Marx Theatre and the intimate Thompson Shelterhouse Theatre. Located in scenic Mt. Adams.


CINCINNATI POPS ORCHESTRA

1241 Elm Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45210
513-621-1919


The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra is one of the world's most active classical pop ensembles. Under acclaimed Maestro Kunzel's leadership since 1977, the Pops performs locally in Music Hall and Riverbend, tours nationally and internationally, and has recorded nearly nine million releases, 52 of which have appeared on the Billboard charts of best-selling recordings.


CINCINNATI SCHOOL FOR CREATIVE AND PERFORMING ARTS

1310 Sycamore Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
513-363-8000


Cincinnati's renowned School for the Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA), a Cincinnati Public School, is one of a small handful of similar schools that melds intensive arts and academic programs. Its very high success rate demonstrates the effectiveness of complimenting academics with arts. A number of SCPA graduates have gone on to become nationally and internationally recognized artists or musicians. Admission to this college-preparatory school (grades 4 through 12) is by audition.


CINCINNATI SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL

719 Race Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
513-381-BARD


The Cincinnati Shakespeare Festival is a resident ensemble theatre bringing Shakespeare and the Classics to life for audiences of all ages. The Cincinnati Shakespeare Festival is the only professional classical theatre in the region. Actors and performances have won numerous local awards and Cincinnati Entertainment Awards.


CINCINNATI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

1241 Elm Street
Cincinnati, OH 45215
513-621-1919


Founded in 1895, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) is the fifth oldest orchestra in the United States and represents the evolution of 200 years of musical tradition in the Queen City. The CSO performs music for the entire family. In addition to its busy concert schedule, it presents family, community and education programs throughout the year. The CSO is the official orchestra of the May Festival and the Cincinnati Opera, and as the popular Cincinnati Pops Orchestra.


CINCINNATI YOUNG PEOPLE'S THEATRE

4990 Glenway Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45238
513-241-6550


Started in 1982, the Cincinnati Young People's Theatre (CYPT) is a project for, of and about teenagers. Over 1500 talented youth have gained theatrical and technical experience through its summer performances. CYPT is the recipient of the 2001 Post-Corbett Award for Outstanding Arts Organization, the 1986 Ohio Parks and Recreation Award for Best Student Program and the 1987 National Recreation and Parks Arts and Humanities Award. It performs and practices in the Covedale Center for the Performing Arts.


CLEAR STAGE CINCINNATI

PO Box 14235
Cincinnati, OH 45250
(513) 253-7920


Clear Stage Cincinnati is a professional theatre company that develops and showcases fresh artists by offering a "clear stage" for their advancement. It provides training and opportunities be a part of theatrical performances for actors throughout the area.


CONTEMPORARY DANCE THEATRE

1805 Larch Avenue
Cincinnati, OH
513-591-2557


The Contemporary Dance Theatre (CDT) was created in 1972 to connect the community with diverse and socially relevant dance and performance art. Using a variety of artistic styles and techniques, CDT mixes the new with the familiar, the challenging with the accessible. Creative and entertaining, its work also has a serious side that has a social message. CDT offers classes, performances, and community outreach.


COVEDALE CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

4990 Glenway Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45238
513-241-6550


Once a favorite neighborhood cinema, Covedale has been renovated and transformed into beautiful theatre that can seat 400. A sister theatre of The Showboat Majestic, the newly revived building now offers a variety of performances throughout the year: productions by CYPT in the summer and productions by professional local performers from October to April.


ENSEMBLE THEATRE OF CINCINNATI

1127 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45210
513-421-3555


The Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati (ETC) is a professional equity theatre that offers regional, world and Off-Broadway premiere productions. ETC concentrates on the talents of local playwrights, directors, designers and technicians. It offers accessible seating and audio described performance for people who have visual impairments.


KENTUCKY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

PO Box 72810
Newport, KY 41072
859-431-6216


The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra performs 36 concerts throughout the year. During the summer months they perform free concerts at Covington's beautiful Devou Park, and during the winter, they offer performances at Greaves Concert Hall on Northern Kentucky University campus.


SHOWBOAT MAJESTIC

Foot of Broadway on the Public Landing
Cincinnati, OH 45202
513-241-6550


This wonderful national historic landmark (and the last survivor of the singularly American tradition of floating theatres) is a focal point of the Cincinnati riverfront. The Majestic is a professional stock theatre using local talent. It offers a unique combination of river ambiance, history, and artistic performances.



STARLING CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

4 W Fourth Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
513-421-4404


Hailed by the Munchner Merkur as "the world's youngest chamber orchestra," the Starling Chamber Orchestra (SCO) is part of the Starling Preparatory String Project, the internationally renowned training center at the Unversity of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Students are selected from throughout the United States and abroad to participate. The SCO has a busy national and international touring and recording schedule.