Tag Archives: Dallas Arts District

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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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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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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Review: Dallas Black Dance Theatre DanceAfrica 2015

Dallas Black Dance Theatre kicks off its 39th season with an impressive showing of African dance styles and intricate drumming techniques at its annual DanceAfrica performance. Dallas — Peace! Love! Respect! For Everybody! These values played a pivotal role in … Continue reading

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Dallas DanceFest Profile: Dallas Black Dance Theatre II

Dallas Black Dance Theatre II pushes itself physically and emotionally in Artistic Director Nycole Ray’s Opaque, part of DanceFest 2015 this weekend. Dallas — Starting out as a student-driven secondary company formed in 2000 by Dallas Black Dance Theatre Founder … Continue reading

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Dallas DanceFest Q&A: LaQuet Sharnell Pringle

The Austin-based choreographer on landing roles in the The Lion King and Memphis on Broadway, the future of classical jazz dance and performing at Dallas DanceFest. Dallas — Dallas native LaQuet Sharnell Pringle was bit by the Broadway bug at … Continue reading

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