Category Archives: People and Places

Outside The Lines

Texas Ballet Theater expands its stylistic range in Val Caniparoli’s new work Without Borders, part of the company’s First Looks Series in Dallas this weekend. It’s not a coincidence that Texas Ballet Theater principal dancer’s Leticia Oliveira and Carl Coomer … Continue reading

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Dancing in Tongues

Dark Circles Contemporary Dance explores movement through text in Italian choreographer Fabio Liberti’s Here Is Not There, part of the company’s Spring Series in Fort Worth. Fort Worth — The number of new works being produced in the area by … Continue reading

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Q&A: Jonathon Young, Electric Company Theatre

The director of Electric Company Theatre on working with Choreographer Crystal Pite to explore the effects of PTSD in Kidd Pivot’s Betroffenheit, presented by  TITAS at Dallas City Performance Hall.   Dallas — Audiences are in for something different when … Continue reading

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All Dolled Up

Coppelia at Ballet Ensemble of Texas. Photo: Cathy Vanover Photography Ballet Ensemble of Texas gets ready to present George Skibine’s Coppelia at the Irving Arts Center this weekend. Irving — Watching Ballet Ensemble of Texas (BET) as they prepared for … Continue reading

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Movement Therapy

The local Dance for Parkinson’s Disease troupe prepares for its first public performance in collaboration with the Dallas Museum of Art’s Jackson Pollock exhibition. Dallas — Dance educator Misty Owens has devoted most of her career to discovering fun and … Continue reading

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Higher Ground

Dallas Black Dance Theatre pushes itself to new heights in Jamal Story’s aerial ballet The Parts They Left Out, part of the company’s Cultural Awareness Series. Dallas — Expectations were high as a small group of us gathered at Dallas … Continue reading

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Preview: Avant Chamber Ballet’s Holiday Celebration

Avant Chamber Ballet gets into the holiday spirit with Nutcracker: Short and Suite at Dallas City Performance Hall this Thursday. Dallas — Audiences disappointed in the fact Texas Ballet Theater will not be bringing its Nutcracker production to the Winspear … Continue reading

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Get Crackin’

Get into the holiday spirit with any one of these Nutcracker productions, from the traditional to Nearly Naked, offer across Dallas-Fort Worth. Plus a list of other holiday dance. It’s that time of year again! In between all the shopping, … Continue reading

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Preview: Dallas Black Dance Theatre’s Director’s Choice Series

The ladies of Dallas Black Dance Theatre strut their stuff in Margo Sappington’s Step Out of Love, part of the company’s Director’s Choice Series. Dallas — Just when you think you have seen everything in Dallas Black Dance Theatre’s (DBDT) … Continue reading

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Q&A: Catherine Ellis Kirk, Abraham.In.Motion

The Dallas native on finding her stride as a concert dancer and performing with Kyle Abraham’s Abraham.In.Motion which comes to town this weekend on the TITAS season. Dallas — As the recipient of a 2013 MacArthur Fellowship as well as … Continue reading

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