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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: 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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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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Southern Charm

Hundreds of ballerinas from Texas and neighboring states took part in the 2014 Regional Dance America/Southwest Festival at the Eisemann Center in Richardson. Richardson — A lone dancer dressed in country western wear (fringe top, black bottoms and cowboy hat) executes … Continue reading

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Review: Mistletoe Magic, Bruce Wood Dance Project

Dallas-based modern dance choreographer Bruce Wood casts a spell like only he can. While nearly every other dance company is offering The Nutcracker as a holiday fundraiser, leave it to Bruce Wood to come up with a sophisticated twist on warming up … Continue reading

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DC Honors This Sunday

Dance Council of North Texas Honors is This Sunday! Don’t forget the 2013 Dance Council Honors is this Sunday, Sept. 29 at Dallas Black Dance Theatre (DBDT). Honorees include Ann Etgen and Bill Atkinson, Nycole Ray, Solomon Espie, Sharen Bradford … Continue reading

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