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Emma Bachtel

Emma Bachtel

Whatzup Features Writer


Fort Wayne Ballet's Wine Barre will be Thursday, Sept. 21, at their studios.

Quick Hit: Wine Barre

A ballerina walks into a bar(re) …  Fort Wayne Ballet welcomes its audience for an intimate evening of beautiful ballet and wonderful wine when they kick off their 2023-24 season […]
Fort Wayne Dance Collective will kick off its 2023-24 season with their annual performance, Collective Expressions, at Purdue Fort Wayne’s Williams Theatre on Aug. 19-20.

Dance Collective collaborates for opener

Join Fort Wayne Dance Collective as they kick off their 2023-24 season with Collective Expressions on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 19-20, at Purdue Fort Wayne’s Williams Theatre.  Mandie Kolkman, FWDC’s […]
Fort Wayne Ballet's Carnival of the Animals will be April 29.

Quick Hit: Carnival of the Animals

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! Are we watching Fort Wayne Ballet, or are we at Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo?  On Saturday, April 29, Fort Wayne Ballet will present Carnival […]
Fort Wayne Dance Collective will host their Choreographer’s Lab Performances on April 29-30.

Dance Collective gives choreographers space

Fort Wayne Dance Collective’s Choreographer’s Lab does not involve any mad scientists or chemical concoctions, but there will be plenty of experimentation. According to its website, “FWDC’s annual Choreographer’s Lab […]
Saki Morimoto will be among the dancers to play the dual role of Odette/Odile when Fort Wayne Ballet puts on their production of Swan Lake March 24-26 at Arts United Center.

Fort Wayne Ballet up for challenge of ‘Swan Lake’

Fort Wayne Ballet will be rounding out their 2022-23 main stage season by presenting one of the most iconic classical ballets in history, Swan Lake, as the Fort Wayne Philharmonic […]
The University of Saint Francis is bringing back its Battle of the Bands competition.

USF inviting young bands to battle it out

Rock. Win. Record.  These are the three simple rules Sydney Wagner, a music technology student at the University of Saint Francis, wants young bands to follow at the USF Battle of […]
Chloe Arnold’s Syncopated Ladies will be in town to teach a pair of master classes on March 7, followed by a performance at Embassy Theatre on March 8.

Dance Collective, Embassy Theatre in lockstep

Emmy-nominated choreographer Chloe Arnold has created the fiercest female tap band in history: Syncopated Ladies.  You’ve heard about them from Beyoncé. You’ve seen them on Good Morning America, So You […]
Fort Wayne Ballet's youth company will put on "Peter Pan."

Quick Hit: ‘Peter Pan’

How do you get to Fort Wayne Ballet Studios? Fly, of course! With faith, trust, and a little bit of pixie dust, you can fly on over to see Fort […]
Scotty Frank and Sierra Harber star in all for One’s two-person musical Daddy Long Legs, opening Feb. 17 at PPG ArtsLab.

Fall in love with romantic comedy stage by afO

all for One productions will be putting on a musical adaptation of Jean Webster’s novel, Daddy Long Legs. For all the arachnophobe audience members out there, don’t worry: It’s not […]