Steve Sucato

A former dancer turned Writer/Critic living in Ohio, I studied ballet and modern dance with Arline Ashton Hay, Robert Steele, Patricia Heigel-Tanner, and Kathy Short Gracenin.

In my six years as a ballet dancer I performed in numerous contemporary and classical roles sharing the stage with noted dancers such as Robert LaFosse, Antonia Franceschi, Stacy Caddell, Joseph Duell, Robert Wallace, Sandra Brown, and Mikhail Baryshnikov.

My writing credits includes articles and reviews on dance and the arts for The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH), The Buffalo News (Buffalo, NY), Erie Times-News (Erie, PA), City Paper (Pittsburgh, PA) as well as Dance Magazine, Dancer, Dance Studio Life, Pointe, Stage Directions, Dance Retailer News, Exploredance.com and Ballet.co.uk.

I have a degree in Communications from The Pennsylvania State University and am Chairman Emeritus of the Dance Critics Association; an international association of dance journalists.

Kyle Abraham – Live! The Realest MC – Pennsylvania

by Steve Sucato December 4, 2011 Reviews
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On the whole Live! The Realest MC was a triumph with adroit performances by all of Abraham.In.Motion’s dancers. The work was filled with many indelible images whose emotional impact lingered long after the final curtain fell.

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Chicago Dancing Festival – Moderns Program – Chicago

by Steve Sucato September 20, 2011 Reviews
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An air of excitement flooded downtown Chicago as the city’s largest – and one of the country’s largest – dance festivals kicked off its free offerings in style with the Moderns program.

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Lar Lubovitch and the Chicago Dancing Festival

by Steve Sucato July 28, 2011 Interviews / Features
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On the eve of the Chicago Dancing Festival 2011, Steve Sucato catches up with its founder…

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