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News: South Dallas Dance Festival changes name to Sweatt Dallas Dance Festival

Formerly the South Dallas Dance Festival, the new Sweatt Dallas Dance Festival (SDDF) is dedicated to the memory of Mary Lois Sweatt (1939-2016), whose vision and support were integral to the success of SDDF in years past. Entitled Spreading Our … Continue reading

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Dance Council of North Texas Honors returns to Dallas Black Dance Theatre

The Dance Council Honors has thankfully split from Dallas DanceFest and will return to its more intimate setting at Dallas Black Dance Theatre. I know I am not the only person happy about the fact the Dance Council Honors (DC … Continue reading

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Q&A: Dallas Black Dance Theatre Veteran Nycole Ray

Nycole Ray working with the dancers for Dallas Opera. Photo: Celeste Hart The Dallas Black Dance Theatre veteran on stepping into the opera world as choreographer for Dallas Opera’s production of Samson et Dalila. Dallas — Nycole Ray is a prime … Continue reading

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Preview: Bombshell Dance Project

Emily Bernet and Taylor Rodman of Bombshell Dance Project on their unique partnership and creating their first program in Dallas. Dallas — Together, Emily Bernet and Taylor Rodman tenderly cup their faces before slowly moving their hands down their bodies in … Continue reading

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Preview: LakeCities Ballet Theatre’s Dracula

A behind-the-scenes look at LakeCities Ballet Theatree’s upcoming performance of Le Ballet de Dracula in Lewisville. Lewisville — If you are looking for something frightfully fun to do with the kiddos this Halloween, I suggest checking out LakeCities Ballet Theatre’s (LBT) fall production … Continue reading

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Dance News: Desmond Richardson and Dwight Rhoden join SMU dance faculty

    WOW! I can not believe two of the industry’s most in demand choreographers will be joining the dance faculty at Southern Methodist University’s Meadows School of the Arts for the 2017-2018 school year. Desmond Richardson and Dwight Rhoden … Continue reading

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Dallas DanceFest Profile: Hailey von Schlehenreid

And here is my last profile for this weekend’s Dallas DanceFest. I hope you enjoyed learning more intimate details about some of these companies and their dancers. Hope to see you at Moody Performance Hall on Saturday! This profile was … Continue reading

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Avant Chamber Ballet Announces 2017-18 Women’s Choreography Project Recipient

Dallas – It was announced this week that New York-based choreographer Michelle Thompson Ulerich is this year’s winner of Avant Chamber Ballet’s (ACB) Women’s Choreography Project (WCP), which will take place April 21-22 at Moody Performance Hall in conjunction with ACB’s spring … Continue reading

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Dallas DanceFest Profile: imPULSE Dance Project

And yet another profile for Dallas DanceFest. This was originally posted on TheaterJones.com. Artistic Director Anastasia Waters on the company’s mission and her expectations for their first showing at Dallas DanceFest. Dallas — ImPULSE Dance Project (IDP) was created out of founder Anastasia … Continue reading

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Dallas DanceFest Profile: Bruce Wood Dance

And yet another profile piece for Dallas DanceFest. This features Bruce Wood Dance Company Member Austin Sora! This piece was originally posted on TheaterJones.com. Company member Austin Sora on joining Bruce Wood Dance and what she’s looking forward to at … Continue reading

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