Tag Archives: Meadows School of the Arts

Dallas VideoFest Preview: Metropolis

MODERN MARVELS Christopher Dolder plans to bring the classic sci-fi flick Metropolis into the modern age with compelling choreography and stunning visual effects at this year’s Dallas VideoFest. Dallas — As is common when watching one of Christopher Dolder’s rehearsals … 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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Loud Whispers

Albert Drake makes his choreographic debut with his work Whispers, part of the Bruce Wood Dance Project’s upcoming performance marking the company’s fifth anniversary. Dallas — After watching Albert Drake rehearse his first piece for the Bruce Wood Dance Project … Continue reading

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Q&A: Choreographer John Selya

The Twyla Tharp dancer on his journey from ballet to Broadway and creating his new work, Darkside, as part of the SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts Spring Dance Concert. Dallas — John Selya is not your typical ballet dancer. … Continue reading

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Q&A: Parisa Khobdeh, Paul Taylor Dance Company

Dallas native Parisa Khobdeh shares what it means t be a Paul Taylor dancer, fostering her free and easy movement quality and the company’s upcoming performance at the Eisemann Center. Richardson — It takes more than strong technique and individual … Continue reading

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Review: SMU Meadows Dance Ensemble Fall Concert 2014

Intricate lighting, Illusions and props take center stage at this year’s Southern Methodist University’s Meadows Dance Ensemble Fall Dance Concert. Dallas — Light played a pivotal role, literally and metaphorically, at this year’s Fall Dance Concert presented by Southern Methodist University’s … Continue reading

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Get A Grip

Christopher Dolder’s new work Handle challenges how audiences perceive dance using multi-media elements at this year’s Southern Methodist University’s Meadows School of the Arts Fall Dance Concert. Dallas — “Release the hounds,” Choreographer Christopher Dolder announces. Three pairs of dancers … 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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Molding Bodies

Meadows Prize winner Jawole Willa Jo Zollar on collaborating with Southern Methodist University dance students and celebrating 30 years of her company, Urban Bush Women. Dallas — Choreographer Jawole Willa Jo Zollar was recently in Dallas at Southern Methodist University’s Meadows School of … Continue reading

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Weekend Performances: Jan 24-26, 2014

If you have some free time this weekend make sure you check out these dance performances: 1. Alonzo King LINES Ballet – Jan.25 at the Winspear Opera House in Dallas presented by TITAS in association with the AT&T Performing Arts … Continue reading

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