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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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Q&A: Jonathon Young, Electric Company Theatre

The director of Electric Company Theatre on working with Choreographer Crystal Pite to explore the effects of PTSD in Kidd Pivot’s Betroffenheit, presented by  TITAS at Dallas City Performance Hall.   Dallas — Audiences are in for something different when … Continue reading

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All Dolled Up

Coppelia at Ballet Ensemble of Texas. Photo: Cathy Vanover Photography Ballet Ensemble of Texas gets ready to present George Skibine’s Coppelia at the Irving Arts Center this weekend. Irving — Watching Ballet Ensemble of Texas (BET) as they prepared for … 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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Dallas DanceFest Q&A: LaQuet Sharnell Pringle

The Austin-based choreographer on landing roles in the The Lion King and Memphis on Broadway, the future of classical jazz dance and performing at Dallas DanceFest. Dallas — Dallas native LaQuet Sharnell Pringle was bit by the Broadway bug at … Continue reading

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Gayle Halperin: Nurturing Dance

Gayle Halperin’s latest endeavor opens new doors for the Dallas dance community. Literally. Dallas – Bruce Wood Dance Project. TITAS. Dallas DanceFest. Dance Planet. These are just a few of the high profile dance organizations and events that Dallas arts … Continue reading

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Review: 8&1 Dance Company, Exchange Street

8&1 Dance Company enthralls audiences with its full-length dance drama Exchange Street, which highlights the parallels between dance and boxing. Plano — Outside of boxing the term heavyweight refers to a person of great influence or importance. Watching 8&1 Dance Company … Continue reading

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Review: Midsummer Night’s Dream, Ballet Frontier of Texas

Sweet Dreams Ballet Frontier of Texas displays artistic growth and a knack for storytelling in the company’s rendition of A Midsummer Night’s Dream Fort Worth — From La Syphide and Pinocchio toFirebird, every year is better than the last in … Continue reading

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Sweet Pairing, Avant Chamber Ballet SOLUNA Preview

Avant Chamber Ballet plans to wow audiences with its artistic range and technical fortitude at the inaugural Soluna: International Music & Arts Festival in Dallas. Dallas — It comes as no surprise that Avant Chamber Ballet (ACB) is the only … Continue reading

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Q&A: Choreographer Donald Byrd

Dallas — With a dance career spanning more than four decades, half of which he spent running Donald Byrd/The Group, as well as receiving international frame for the Harlem Nutcracker (1996) and a Tony nomination for his choreography in Broadway’s … Continue reading

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