Tag Archives: Lily Weiss

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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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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Preview: Dallas Black Dance Theatre Spring Celebration

Christopher Vo pushes Dallas Black Dance Theatre mentally in his new work touch (listen), part of the company’s Spring Celebration, honoring the legacy of Ann Williams. Dallas – “Remember guys, calm, easy and mindful,” says choreographer Christopher Vo to the members of Dallas … Continue reading

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Head of Booker T. Washington Dance Department to Retire

Lily Weiss on four decades of educating young dancers and her upcoming retirement. For almost 40 years Lily Weiss has been cultivating young talent here in Dallas, 14 of which she has spent as the head of the Dance Department … Continue reading

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