REVIEW: Tulsa Ballet celebrates Creations in Studio K with Three World Premieres

World-class Ballet Ready for Export
By Glenda Rice Collins, Published September 15, 2015

TULSA, Okla., USA–A trio of world premieres, by a trio of internationally acclaimed choreographers, recently  produced three world-class contemporary ballets, ready for immediate export, from the unique Tulsa Ballet Studio K theater, in this heartland city with a rich history concerning international ballet luminaries.

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REVIEW: OK Mozart Inaugurates Ambler Hall in the U.S. Heartland; Tulsa’s Midwest Trio featured

David E. Marsh, FASA

David E. Marsh, FASA, President, Marsh/PMK International, LLC

Good Vibes: From Storeroom to Concert Showplace  
By Glenda Rice Collins, Arts Columnist
Published August 31, 2015, For GlendaRiceCollins.com

BARTLESVILLE, Okla., USA — Picture a concert hall in a ‘shoebox,’ and you may have some idea of the acoustical challenges for David E. Marsh, FASA, in relation to converting a narrow,  rectangular-shaped storeroom into a gracious, acoustically-sound concert venue — on a ‘shoestring’ budget.

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Tulsa: Brady Arts District Rocks On with Heart Health Focus at 108 Contemporary Gallery

By Glenda Rice Collins, Arts Columnist
Published August 28, 2015, For GlendaRiceCollins.com

TULSA, Okla., USA — “OH, Tulsa!”  What next?
Recently designated as “Center of the Universe” during a July Brady Arts District music festival, focused on three outdoor stages and filled with musical talent (ranging from “Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.” to “Roxy Roca” on the Bank of Oklahoma stage at Guthrie Green), — Tulsa was further celebrated and critiqued during the Living Arts of Tulsa OH, TULSA! Biennial this month, continuing through today–Last call!

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REVIEW: TBII “On Your Radar,” with Tulsa Ballet II, celebrating 10 years in 2015

By Glenda Rice Collins, Arts Columnist
Published August 25, 2015, For GlendaRiceCollins.com

TULSA–“People come and go so quickly around here,” said ‘Dorothy,’  during her dream world escapades in The Wizard of Oz film classic. It  can also be said about current, sought-after choreographers at Tulsa Ballet and Tulsa Ballet II, their leaders, and their audiences.

Under the leadership of Tulsa Ballet’s Marcello Angelini, the George Kaiser Family Foundation Artistic Director; and TBII artistic manager Alfonso Martin, the former distinguished Tulsa Ballet principal dancer from Spain, TBII’s fast-paced reach is ever-expanding, globally, — much like world-class Tulsa Ballet.

I suggest you keep them ‘on your radar.’

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