Category Archives: Performance Review

Review: Donkey Beach, Danielle Georgiou Dance Group

Danielle Georgiou Dance Group captures the essence of the 1960s’ beach movies in Donkey Beach, part of AT&T Performing Arts Center’s Elevator Project. Dallas — As an artist Danielle Georgiou has always been a rule breaker. Looking over her portfolio … Continue reading

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The Nutcracker: Collin County Ballet Theatre

This year’s Nutcracker season concludes with Collin County Ballet Theatre’s spirited version featuring stunning guest artists and live music at the Eisemann Center. Richardson — With more than 15 professional and pre-professional The Nutcracker productions running from Thanksgiving to Christmas … Continue reading

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Bench Strength

Beckles Dancing Company demonstrates steady artistic growth and maturity in the company’s annual spring performance simply titled 21. Dallas — Simple body lines. Subtle musicality. Intense emotional connections. These were the common threads that elevated Beckles Dancing Company’s spring show, … Continue reading

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Review: Dallas Youth Ballet’s Rockefeller Christmas Spectacular

Dallas Youth Ballet channels The Rockettes in its highly entertaining Rockefeller Christmas Spectacular at Dallas City Performance Hall. Dallas — While most pre-professional dance companies in the area are focusing solely on their balletic form during this time of year … Continue reading

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Review: Nutcracker, Ballet Ensemble of Texas

Ballet Ensemble of Texas enchants audiences with its wonderfully musical and technically creative version of The Nutcracker in Irving. Irving — Of the multiple pre-professional Nutcrackers I’ve been able to see this season, Ballet Ensemble of Texas’ (BET) annual production … Continue reading

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Review: Nutcracker, LakeCities Ballet Theatre

LakeCities Ballet Theatre offer up a visual feast of vibrant dancing and stellar guest artists in honor of its 25th production of The Nutcracker. Flower Mound — With stunning sets, exquisite dancing and live musical accompaniment provided by the Lewisville … Continue reading

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Review: Chamberlain Performing Arts’ Nutcracker

Chamberlain Performing Arts delivers strong technique and spectacular guest artists at the company’s 31st Nutcracker production this weekend. Richardson — Oh, the weather outside was definitely frightful last Friday evening, but the mood inside the Eisemann Center for Performing Arts … Continue reading

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Review: The Show About Men, Danielle Georgiou Dance Group

Danielle Georgiou Dance Group picks apart some age-old male stereotypes using song and dance and a balance of darkness and humor in The Show About Men. Dallas — Man up! Real men Shave! Don’t be a D***! A Barbie is … Continue reading

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Review: LakeCities Ballet Theatre’s Dracula

This was the first ballet I brought my daughter to and she did great. She is 2 1/2 and sat through the whole first half. The second half was a little scary so my husband took her into the lobby. … Continue reading

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Review: Epiphany DanceArts, Diamonds

Precious Gem Epiphany DanceArts stretches itself technically and emotionally in an encore performance of Diamonds at the Eisemann Center. Richardson — Bold. Edgy. Emotionally volatile. One wouldn’t typically use these words to describe Epiphany DanceArts. Created by Melissa DeGroat six … Continue reading

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