Tag Archives: Texas Ballet Theater

Outside The Lines

Texas Ballet Theater expands its stylistic range in Val Caniparoli’s new work Without Borders, part of the company’s First Looks Series in Dallas this weekend. It’s not a coincidence that Texas Ballet Theater principal dancer’s Leticia Oliveira and Carl Coomer … Continue reading

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Review: Nutcracker, Ballet Ensemble of Texas

Ballet Ensemble of Texas enchants audiences with its wonderfully musical and technically creative version of The Nutcracker in Irving. Irving — Of the multiple pre-professional Nutcrackers I’ve been able to see this season, Ballet Ensemble of Texas’ (BET) annual production … Continue reading

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Get Crackin’

Get into the holiday spirit with any one of these Nutcracker productions, from the traditional to Nearly Naked, offer across Dallas-Fort Worth. Plus a list of other holiday dance. It’s that time of year again! In between all the shopping, … Continue reading

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Colliding Worlds, Texas Ballet Theater

Texas Ballet Theater is revving up for Jonathan Watkins’ new work Crash, part of this year’s Artistic Director’s  Choice performance in Fort Worth. Fort Worth — For most people the word “crash” brings up images of cars, buses, planes and … 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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Timeless Tale

Fort Worth — Many critics would say they have a love/hate relationship with the ballet Swan Lake. Hate because we have seen it re-done and over-done so many times. Love because when executed correctly we can find ourselves at a loss for … 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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Review: Ballet Frontier of Texas, An Evening of Ballet

FLAME ON Ballet Frontier of Texas enthralls with its rendition of The Firebird and gives homage to Tchaikovsky during An Evening of Ballet. Fort Worth — Vibrant costumes, elaborate scenery, dramatic lighting and dynamic guest artists: Ballet Frontier of Texas (BFT) went all … Continue reading

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Review: Ballet Ensemble of Texas Spring Concert

Ballet Ensemble of Texas delivers a near-flawless Firebird (and more) at the company’s Spring Concert Irving — Luscious scenery, elaborate costumes, catchy compositions, authentic storytelling and proficient dancing: Ballet Ensemble of Texas’ restaging of George Skibine’s Firebird had something for everyone Saturday afternoon at the company’s Spring … Continue reading

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