Scorpius Presents 16th Anniversary Season of A VAMPIRE TALE


Scorpius Dance Theatre will present its annual production of A Vampire Tale Oct. 3–12. Dubbed “The Nutcracker of Halloween,” the popular fall haunt is celebrating its 16th season. Fans won’t want to miss this year’s show, as the performance includes exciting new changes with the arrival of longtime Scorpius members stepping into the lead roles as […]

DANSE MACABRE: Scorpius Thrills for a 14th Season in A VAMPIRE’S TALE


By Caitlin C. Miller Scorpius Dance Theatre, the dark creation of Lisa Starry, returns to its old hunting grounds, the Hardes Theatre at Phoenix Theatre, for its intimate 14th year of A Vampire’s Tale. Best described as the “Nutcracker for Halloween,” Vampire has become an annual fixture of the Phoenix contemporary dance scene, thrilling audiences just […]

Review: Thirteenth A VAMPIRE’S TALE Soars To New Heights


– By Caitlin C. Miller The legend of the vampire is old. And sometimes, it all feels a little old. And especially after a decade of sparkly posers and defanged movie adaptions, vampire fatigue is a real condition. Enter Lisa Starry. In her hands, old becomes timeless. For thirteen years, A Vampire’s Tale has delivered […]

Scorpius Presents Repertory Showcase April 18-19


Scorpius Dance Theatre will bring its unique style of contemporary dance, theatrics and aerial arts to the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts April 18 at 7:30pm and April 19 at 2pm. The Repertory Showcase will feature 15 diverse works by Artistic Director Lisa Starry and Assistant Directors Nicole Olson and Gavin Sisson. Longtime fans of Scorpius Dance Theatre will recognize […]