Tag Archives: Southern Methodist University

Homeward Bound: Bruce Wood Dance Project Journey’s Performance Preview

Bruce Wood Dance Project humanizes the refugee crisis in Albert Drake’s Chasing Home, part of the company’s Journey’s performance this weekend. Dallas — Emily Drake tenderly cups David Escoto’s face in the palm of her hand before he scoops her … Continue reading

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Dancing in Tongues

Dark Circles Contemporary Dance explores movement through text in Italian choreographer Fabio Liberti’s Here Is Not There, part of the company’s Spring Series in Fort Worth. Fort Worth — The number of new works being produced in the area by … Continue reading

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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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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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