WHAT IS CENTER STAGE?
We are a bi-monthly publication in the Cincinnati area aimed to highlight the work of local dance professionals and academies, and share inspirational stories with the dance community. We feature stories of professional dancers, choreographers, teachers, directors and health specialists along students, trainees, and non-profit organizations.
Our mission is to build a robust dance community in Cincinnati, give voice to dance students, share professional dance success stories, and educate readers on health and dance history in a fun and casual way.
SECTIONS IN THE MAGAZINE
The main article of the magazine showcasing local Cincinnati talent. These are the stories of dancers, choreographers, or dance-related professionals that inspire generations!
Health tips from leaders in athletic training and dance instruction. Always consult your physician when injured, but learn the best-in-class secrets to help prevent dance-related injuries.
Stories and interviews of young students who want to share their success stories, and inspire other young dancers.
Volunteers, non-profits and unsung heroes who work day and night in favor of the community using dance and art as their tools.
Short articles about a variety of dance-related topics: from history to technique, who is who in dance, and the different schools, religious, folk, ballet, contemporary. Each issue a different subject!
Anecdotes from trainees and recently-graduated students who aspire to make their mark in the dance world. Follow the career of future superstars from inception.
WHERE IS THE MAGAZINE DISTRIBUTED?
The printed version of the magazine is available for free at dance academies, dancewear stores and other dance-related locations in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.
ABOUT THE EDITOR
A balletomane to the core, Sigrid studied classical ballet in Mexico under the tutelage of Eva de Keizjer, and found renewed love for the art after moving to Cincinnati over a decade ago. Because of her interest, she became involved in important local ballet-projects including the research of fifty years of Cincinnati Ballet's historic performances. Through Center Stage, Sigrid wants to help bring to notice the abundant talent and history Cincinnati has to offer to the dance world.