Posts Tagged ‘ballet’
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Ballet Frontier Time

Leonard Eureka
The bright spots on the dance scene this week are Ballet Frontier’s season-opening performances in W. E. Scott Theatre. Called Straight from the Heart, after the opening ballet by Roy Tobias, the program also features works b...

TBT’s hilarious satire The Nutty Nutcracker will be part of the Nutcracker festivities this month.

Get to Crackin’

Rounding out this year’s salute to Tchaikovsky’s three great ballets, Texas Ballet Theater begins its annual performances of The Nutcracker Friday in Bass Performance Hall. The company presented Swan Lake in May and Sleepin...

Leticia Oliveira and Carl Coomer in Texas Ballet Theater’s Sleeping Beauty.

A Prince’s Kiss

Texas Ballet Theater continues its run of Tchaikovsky ballets with season-opening performances of Sleeping Beauty this weekend in Bass Performance Hall. The sparkling production was designed by Tony Award-winning Desmond Heeley...

Pictured with Carolyn Judson, TBT principal Lucas Priolo will close out his career with Swan Lake.

Dive into Swan Lake

Saving the best for last, Texas Ballet Theater ends its season this weekend with five performances of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake. The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra resumes its place in the pit and will be heard again next season...

Texas Ballet Theater dived into modern territory recently with spectacular results.

Voices, Arms Raised

Modern choreography finds Texas Ballet Theater in fine form.
For a small regional company with a modest budget, Texas Ballet Theater rarely ceases to amaze, producing performances that are grand and memorable. Since artistic director Ben Stevenson took over 10 years ago, bringing with hi...

TBT’s annual repertory program includes a North Texas premiere.

Stepping Out

People who like variety in dance programs are in luck this week. For its annual repertory program, Texas Ballet Theater will tackle works by Sir Kenneth MacMillan, George Balanchine, and company director Ben Stevenson MacMillan...

On the cover: Front row, left to right: Emma Nichols-Payne, Tucker Heim, teacher Michael Miles, Sierra Glazebrook. Back row, left to right: Khaila Sanders-Hicks, Ben Edwards, Keaton Bullen Brian Hutson

Empire of Dance

Debbi Jo Utter and her students make Fort Worth a force in the dance world.
It’s been winter too long in Fort Worth, so the drizzly, overcast skies on a recent Saturday afternoon were both familiar and unwelcome. Inside the door of Dance Concept, cool gray walls and patterned gray carpet echoed Febru...

Betsy McBride is a Sugar Plum Fairy in Texas Ballet Theater’s production of The Nutcracker.

TBT’s Nutcracker SHINES

This new version of the Tchaikovsky classic may also be the prettiest you’ve ever seen.
The unexpected ice storm raised hell with Texas Ballet Theater’s two-week Nutcracker run in Dallas’ Winspear Opera House. The last four performances had to be cancelled, poking a hole in the company’s already-tight budget...

Carolyn Judson and Lucas Priolo danced the titles roles in Texas Ballet Theater’s production of Romeo and Juliet.

TBT’s Romeo and Juliet

Texas Ballet Theater did justice to The Bard’s tragic love story last weekend.
It’s been a rough five years for arts groups, thanks to a topsy-turvy economy. Texas Ballet Theater has been forced to give up live music accompaniment and to pare down some administrative jobs. But the first night of the com...

The broadcast of London’s Royal Ballet’s Don Quixote screens at 6:30pm at Cinemark Ridgmar.

Night & Day

WED ▪ 16 If Texas Ballet Theater doesn’t satisfy your ballet jones, you can see Don Quixote at one of two movie theaters this evening. The broadcast of London’s Royal Ballet’s performance is the first in a season of bal...