REVIEW | Collide Theatrical Dance Company’s “The Belmont Hotel” announces a jazzy new force in Twin Cities dance

This past Thursday, one of the Twin Cities’ newest dance companies premiered their “Broadway-style jazz dance musical” The Belmont Hotel at the Southern Theater. Collide Theatrical Dance Company is the brainchild of Regina Peluso, a Twin Cities native, who recently returned from a decade of work in theatrical dance in New York and Los Angeles. The mission of the company is to inspire collaboration and the creation of new work with a focus on jazz dance and to engage and entertain audiences. Collide is clearly succeeding on both counts.The Belmont Hotel may not have come together as fully as the choreographer would have liked. The elements don’t quite gel yet into a great musical. Continue Reading