Category: Ballet/Dance

Nutcracker Ballet coming to Pawhuska this Christmas Season

By: Roseanne McKee The Dance Maker Performing Arts Academy will host an elegant evening of hor d’oeuvres and dessert at 7 p.m. on Oct. 21, at the Elks Lodge in Pawhuska to preview plans to produce the Nutcracker Ballet at Pawhuska’s Constantine Theatre on…

On the eve of their Departure for Santa Fe, Osage Ballet Principal Dancers Gather at The Mabelle B&B in Pawhuska

Photos and Article by: Roseanne McKee On Aug. 2, the evening before departing for Santa Fe for their Aug. 6 performances at the Lensic Performing Arts Center via tour bus, Osage Ballet Director, Randy Tinker Smith, and her lead ballet dancers gathered at Cathy…

Osage Ballet Performs at Festival of Families

The Osage Ballet performed at the Festival of Families on Saturday evening around 7 p.m. at Logan Square. Pope Francis arrived at Logan Square at approximately the same time as the Osage Ballet’s performance. According to Randy Tinker Smith, the Osage Ballet Director, the…

Osage Ballet to Perform during Papal visit to Philadelphia

By: McKee PR Advertising & Design for the Osage Ballet The prayer scene from Wahzhazhe an Osage Ballet, which tells the history of the Osage people through ballet, will be performed at the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia at the Festival of Families…

Dance Maker Performing Arts Academy Releases a New Video about their latest project!

Check out Dance Maker’s new video by clicking the link below! The password is: osageballet2015

Osage Ballet to hold July performances in Skiatook and Miami

(L-R) Sean Steigerwald, Arthur Rocha, Sasha Kotelenets and Chad Jones. Photo by: Bill Riley By: Roseanne McKee “Wahzhazhe” an Osage Ballet will again grace the Oklahoma stage. The Osage Ballet will hold six July performances of “Wahzhazhe, an Osage Ballet,” at two Oklahoma venues —…

Osage Ballet holds Art Auction and Fashion Show

(L-R) Madeline Pennington, Emily Pennington and Jenna Smith model designs by Wendy Ponca and Terry Wann inspired by Native American clothing. By: Roseanne McKee The Osage Ballet held an art auction and fashion show on April 25 at the Harwelden Mansion in Tulsa. Native-American…

Osage Ballet to Hold Fundraiser Art Auction and Fashion Show April 25th

By: Roseanne McKee The Osage Ballet will hold its second annual fundraiser on April 25, from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. at the historic Harwelden Mansion in Tulsa. In addition to an art auction, this year’s fundraiser will feature a fashion show inspired by Native…

Dance Maker Performing Arts Academy prepares for upcoming Open Houses March 30 and April 6 from 2-4 p.m.

By: Roseanne McKee  Dance Maker Performing Arts Academy will hold two Open Houses on consecutive Sundays, March 30 and April 6, from 2-4 p.m. in Pawhuska at 200 Palmer Avenue. The academy is located just south of the police department in the building which…

Dance Maker Performing Arts Academy to Open in Pawhuska

By: Roseanne McKee Inspired by the success of “Wahzhazhe: An Osage Ballet,” which was well received by local audiences and at the Smithsonian in Washington D.C., Randy Tinker Smith is finalizing plans to make the Dance Maker Performing Arts Academy in Pawhuska a reality…