North American club/local shows, 2019 edition

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^^^ Thanks! Alex Johnson will also be the guest star in Rochester FSC's 81st Annual Ice Show in Rochester, Minnesota this weekend along with the Junior pair team of Grace Knoop/Blake Eisenach - show dates/times are:
Friday, April 26 – 7:00 pm
Saturday, April 27 – 7:00 pm
Sunday, April 28 – 2:00 pm
https://www.rochesterfsc.org/ice-show-public-information/ice-show-public-page

Compiling (from the previous page) the known U.S. shows through mid-May:

"Haven Denney and Brandon Frazier ... along with U.S. Novice Men's pewter medalist Joseph Klein, will be featured during a show with the Central Illinois Figure Skating Club on April 27 at Grossinger Motors Arena in Bloomington, IL" (same venue for SOI on May 4): https://www.pantagraph.com/entertai...cle_f47b2b65-eb32-54ea-84c9-906d5072cdbb.html
Event/Ticket info: https://www.grossingermotorsarena.c.../04/27/cifsc-presents-lets-celebrate--seasons
Ice Theater of NY is having a benefit show on Thursday, May 2 at 7 pm at Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers, with Misha Ge as their guest skater.

The email I got says that they will be presenting Gracie Gold with their Will Sears Award ("given to a skater who demonstrates exceptional daring and persistence in pursuit of her passion") but it doesn't sound like Gracie will actually be performing.

Link for tickets ($20): https://www.icetheatre.org/2019-spring-unplugged-performance-vip-party.html
Jordan Moeller "will return to host his eighth annual fundraiser for Children’s Oncology Services, Inc. In its first seven years 'One Skate at a Time' has raised more than $70,000": https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/news/ct-sta-community-news-st-0419-story.html
"The event will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. May 4 at Southwest Ice Arena, 5505 W. 127th St., Crestwood [Illinois], which has donated its facility for the event."
Scheduled to perform with Moeller are Courtney Hicks, Jimmy Ma and the 2019 U.S. Junior Pairs bronze medalists Isabelle Martins/Ryan Bedard.

Meryl Davis shared this link to Figure Skating in Detroit's May 4th Spring Show on her IG: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/figure...-lets-dance-showtimes-a-b-tickets-59727305980
https://www.instagram.com/p/BwgA8ozgFUR/
"Let’s Dance!! Come join the lovely young ladies of @figureskatingindetroit Saturday, May 4th as they present their 2nd annual ice show!! •12:30 pm Showtime A •3:30 pm Showtime B •Jack Adams Ice Rink •Detroit, MI"

Cleveland Skating Club's 82nd Annual Ice Show Runway on Ice! led by Artistic Director, Parker Pennington, will be on May 10 and 11, 2019 from 7-9:30 pm.
"The ice show will feature international skating talent Adam Blake, Keegan Messing, and Alexa and Chris Knierim alongside CSC Members. The long-standing show is a local favorite and is open to the public."
Event & ticket info: https://www.clevelandskatingclub.org/iceshow
Philadelphia Skating Club & Humane Society
220 Holland Avenue (Ardmore, PA)

"Heroes & Villains"
Friday, May 17, 7:00 PM
Saturday, May 18, 6:00 PM
Special Guests: Penny Coomes and Nick Buckland
Penny and Nick are performing during the Saturday show.

Advance tickets now available: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/heroes-and-villains-on-ice-tickets-59416027939
 

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Ice Theatre of New York’s spring performance (Thursday, May 2) to feature Misha Ge and honor Gracie Gold: http://figureskatersonline.com/news...ce-to-feature-misha-ge-and-honor-gracie-gold/
Clips from Misha Ge's performance last night at the Ice Theatre of New York show: https://www.instagram.com/p/Bw_FN0onwU5/
Short clip of him practicing before the show: https://www.instagram.com/p/Bw9_ibAgt5L/

ETA that I found a fan cam of Misha Ge's full performance to "Break My Heart Again" by Finneas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYOOuxhA-Ag

Clips of Oona & Gage Brown's exhibition version of their free dance (her assisted lift of him at the end drew big applause): https://www.instagram.com/p/Bw_IL1enHFy/

Also from last night's ITNY show:

Gracie posing with ITNY skaters on the ice after the show: https://www.facebook.com/IceTheatre...98070222207/10157106955777207/?type=3&theater

2 clips (Gracie taking her bow on ice and speaking at the reception afterwards): https://twitter.com/michlmint/status/1124166387545595904

3 photos of Gracie receiving the Will Sears Award last night - great to see her smiling: https://twitter.com/fsonline/status/1124137100864049152
 
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ETA that I found a fan cam of Misha Ge's full performance to "Break My Heart Again" by Finneas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYOOuxhA-Ag
5 photos of Misha Ge's exhibition performance plus an on ice group shot with Gracie Gold and members of the Ice Theatre of New York taken by @marysy on Thursday night, May 2nd: https://www.instagram.com/p/BxDFwKwnqDS/
Alysa Liu will be a headline performer at the SKATE IT FORWARD benefit show at the OhioHealth Ice Haus in Columbus, Ohio on Saturday, June 22, 2019
Skate It Forward's 2019 Headliner Cast is listed on their website now: https://skateitforward.co/
Alysa Liu
Bradie Tennell
Livvy Shilling
Ross Miner
Jimmy Ma
Camden Pulkinen
Romain Ponsart (FRA)
Olivia Smart & Adrián Díaz (ESP)

ETA that I found out too late to post in advance here that Karen Chen guest starred in the 2019 Shaker FSC's Spring Ice Spectacular on May 3-4 in Shaker Heights, Ohio.
 
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More performance clips from Ice Theatre of New York's "Spring Unplugged" show on May 2nd...

Sarah Baetge's "When Atoms Embrace": https://www.instagram.com/p/BxGjx-unrex/
This piece was choreographed by Lorna Brown to "Spiegel im Spiegel" for Viola and Piano by Arvo Pärt.

Theron James' "Presence": https://www.instagram.com/p/BxJVkRkHCcy/
Background article on this piece: http://amsterdamnews.com/news/2019/mar/07/ice-theatre-debuts-new-piece-black-history-month/
... choreographed by Deneane Richburg, a skating and dance choreographer and founder of Brownbody, a company that combines modern dance, theater, social justice practice and skating.
“This piece is about presence and the idea of what that means. What does it mean to be in a space, to self-affirm, to get externally affirmed on multiple levels—physically, emotionally and spiritually? For a lot of African-Americans, we have not had that,” said Richburg, who worked with James for about a week and a half on the program. He learned the choreography in about two days, and they spent the rest of the time focused on the intent of the piece.
Jordan Moeller raised over $5000 at his 8th Annual "One Skate at a Time" show this past Saturday in Crestwood, IL - here's a group photo and message shared by him: https://www.instagram.com/p/BxK1j2Blbh-/
Scheduled to perform with Moeller are Courtney Hicks, Jimmy Ma and the 2019 U.S. Junior Pairs bronze medalists Isabelle Martins/Ryan Bedard.
On Ice Perspectives' Jordan Cowan will be filming on ice here this weekend:
Cleveland Skating Club's 82nd Annual Ice Show Runway on Ice! led by Artistic Director, Parker Pennington, will be on May 10 and 11, 2019 from 7-9:30 pm.
"The ice show will feature international skating talent Adam Blake, Keegan Messing, and Alexa and Chris Knierim alongside CSC Members. The long-standing show is a local favorite and is open to the public."
Event & ticket info: https://www.clevelandskatingclub.org/iceshow
A separate GSD thread was started for this show: https://www.fsuniverse.net/forum/threads/82nd-cleveland-sc-ice-show-with-olympians-may-10-11.105583/
 

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I'm hoping to go to the Skate It Forward show again this year but it falls at an awkward time for me (right before I leave for vacation). Fingers crossed I can work it out somehow though! :)
 

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If anyone lives near the Novi (Michigan) Ice Arena, there are 2 more shows tomorrow - Saturday, May 11 at 1 pm & 7 pm: https://twitter.com/NoviIceArena/status/1126976875807543296

Chair-ography for Keegan Messing at the Cleveland SC's ice show - tomorrow (Saturday 7 pm) is the second & final show: https://www.instagram.com/p/BxSX7hjHpma/
Keegan did a backflip on request during the Meet and Greet Q&A event after Friday's show. :D

ETA - one of Keegan Messing's programs was his "Trashin' the Camp" (from Disney's Tarzan) with his requisite backflip and the Knierims brought back last season's "Goodbye My Lover" by James Blunt (choreo. by Benoit Richaud).
 
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So last weekend I went to Ice Crystals, the annual show of the Colonial Figure Skating Club here in Massachusetts. As noted above in this thread, Alex Johnson was the guest star. Alex was amazing as usual & performed a new exhibition number in the show. Here is my article about the show (it contains a fancam vid of Alex's new EX): https://adivinesport.com/2019/05/12/ice-crystals-2019/#more-4960

P.S. I'll also be posting an interview with Alex tomorrow.
 

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Update: I have managed to set my plans for vacation and they will NOT interfere with me going to see the Skate It Forward show in Columbus so barring any inforeseen circumstances, I will be there for sure now. Hopefully I'll be able to write another article about the show like I did last year! :cheer:
 

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@aftershocks asked about the Cleveland Skating Club's show this past weekend - see post #38 above for a couple of tidbits gleaned from Instagram/IG stories. I also glimpsed a snippet of "American Woman" that seemed to be the Knierims' new exhibition program.

9 photos from Thursday's rehearsal and post-show reflections posted by Cleveland SC's artistic & show director Parker Pennington on his IG, credited to Jordan Cowan: https://www.instagram.com/p/Bxdj87CnLlH/
(Show pictures still to come.)

Coming up later this week:

The Next Ice Age presents MEN SKATING and the Ice-Men in the Revival of John Curry’s RODEO
With:
RYAN BRADLEY, MAURO BRUNI,
WESLEY CAMPBELL,
JONATHON HUNT,
RICHARD KAHN, ADAM KAPLAN,
IAN LORELLO, NEILL SHELTON,
MICHAEL SOLONOSKI
AND ROHENE WARD!

See these extraordinary skaters in the Rodeo Revival on Thursday, May 16th at 10:30am at Mt. Pleasant Ice Arena [in Baltimore, Maryland]. https://www.thenexticeage.org/
On Ice Perspectives' Jordan Cowan is in Baltimore now.

Philadelphia Skating Club & Humane Society
220 Holland Avenue (Ardmore, PA) PSCHS.org
"Heroes & Villains"
Friday, May 17, 7:00 PM
Saturday, May 18, 6:00 PM

Special Guests: Penny Coomes and Nick Buckland (Saturday show only)
Coming up next month on Friday, June 7:

Mauro Bruno has launched "A platform for contemporary figure skating collaboration, creation and performance" ( https://www.houseofmauro.com/ ) and this will be his inaugural production: https://houseofmauroproductions.simpletix.com/
A NIGHT ON ICE
An evening of unique figure skating performances created by some of the world’s most talented artists. This 90 minute production features 21st century choreographers and international ice stars working together to create a special evening performance on the ice. Inspired by new age art and dance, professional figure skaters will perform the works of several new choreographers. Additionally, there will also be special guest artists performing throughout the night.
This inaugural production is sure to inspire creativity in everyone. When: June 7th 2019 from 7:30 PM - 9:00 pm. Where: Darien Ice House. 55 Old Kings Hwy N, Darien, CT
 
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So last weekend I went to Ice Crystals, the annual show of the Colonial Figure Skating Club here in Massachusetts. As noted above in this thread, Alex Johnson was the guest star. Alex was amazing as usual & performed a new exhibition number in the show. Here is my article about the show (it contains a fancam vid of Alex's new EX): https://adivinesport.com/2019/05/12/ice-crystals-2019/#more-4960

P.S. I'll also be posting an interview with Alex tomorrow.
Claire has cross-posted her Alex Johnson interview link in her "A Divine Sport" blog thread and the U.S. Men's thread here: https://www.fsuniverse.net/forum/th...cont-news-updates.104980/page-18#post-5585781

"What happens when you put a bunch of skater guys in flannel... 💪" - montage of clips filmed by On Ice Perspectives in Baltimore: https://www.instagram.com/p/BxgYy97n767/
 

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