Oh, Merde!

Oh, Merde! is a digital magazine for dancers and those that love to watch their art. Our goal is to provide a communication outlet that strengthens the Tampa Bay Area dance community and helps bring it together.

Here you'll find a calendar of events and performances; blogs, articles and reviews; an open forum for individual communication; and a directory that includes dance companies, studios, accompanists, dance stores, venues, performing arts schools, university and college dance programs -- all within the area. Jump in and enjoy! But remember to stretch first.

  • Dancing Between Barriers and Freedom

    By Dwayne Scheuneman

    With all of the bombing, destruction and suffering exchanged between Israel and Gaza recently, it's hard to believe that just a short time ago, as these conditions were developing, we were in the middle of it all, creating, dancing and sharing.  It was an amazing experience wherein we made some friends who were in the studio creating and moving with freedom and joy one minute, then headed home through streets that were surrounded by checkpoints and barriers the next.  It was these barriers that would come to serve as creative influence to our work in Ramallah. 

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  • Big Shoes to Fill

    This past June, Suzanne Pomerantzeff, a legend of the Tampa Bay Area dance community, retired from the Pinellas County Center for the Arts (PCCA) at Gibbs High School. Ms. P, as she was affectionately called by her students, was responsible for the development of the PCCA dance program and, until her retirement, served as the ballet department chairperson. Suzanne touched the lives of many people during her time at PCCA, with her reach going well beyond that of the dance department and her dancers. 

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    Interesting and exciting things are happening all over the Tampa Bay Area, and it's time
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