Tag Archives: Dallas Black Dance Theatre

Preview: Interpretations, Dallas Black Dance Theatre

Dallas Black Dance Theatre celebrates 40 years through video clips, audio recordings and dance in Sean J. Smith’s Interpretations, part of DBDT’s Cultural Awareness Series. Dallas — “This is just magical! I had never been in a theater before…!” As … 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: 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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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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DESTINATION DANCE

The second annual Dallas DanceFest promises more variety and exceptional dancing from individuals and groups throughout the region. Dallas – The perception of dance in Dallas has changed dramatically over the last five years largely due to the development of … Continue reading

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New Heights, Dallas Black Dance Theatre

Dallas Black Dance Theatre takes to the sky with its first ever aerial work, What to Say? Sketches of Echo and Narcissus, at this year’s Spring Celebration Series, part of the Soluna Festival. Dallas — Once in a while you … Continue reading

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Dallas DanceFest Profile: Indique Dance Company

Indique Dance Company co-founder Sarita Venkatraman talks about the city’s growing Indian dance community and partaking in the reinvigorated Dallas DanceFest this weekend. Dallas — From far away the Dallas dancescape appears to consist mostly of ballet and modern dance … Continue reading

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Dance Council of North Texas Announces 2014 Honorees

The Dance Council of North Texas recognizes the accomplishments of Nita Braun, Suzie Jary, Beth Wortley, Joe Cutaia and Ann Briggs-Cutaia, Dylis Croman and Buster Cooper. Dallas — Every year the Dance Council of North Texas selects five individuals whose excellence in education, … Continue reading

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Dream Maker

Ann Williams reflects on her time as artistic director of Dallas Black Dance Theatre, the company’s impact on the Dallas community and her plans for the future. Dallas — Teacher. Mentor. Dream maker. These are only a few of the titles … Continue reading

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