Posts Tagged ‘ballet’


The battle lines on the turf of racial equality are clearly drawn in Jubilee Theatre’s Permanent Collection.
With recent controversies surrounding the so-called Jena Six and the Duke lacrosse team rape fiasco, it’s hard to think of a more timely play than Jubilee Theatre’s current, rough-rattling production of Thomas Gibbons’ Pe...

A Real Big Shoe

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It’s strut-your-stuff time for Texas Ballet Theater.

TBT Comes to Life

Texas Ballet Theater’s performances of Coppelia last weekend in Bass Performance Hall fulfilled a promise made several years ago.

Leaps and Bounds

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Texas Ballet Theater revives Coppélia this weekend in Bass Performance Hall, with four performances of Ben Stevenson’s popular version of the evening-length classic. Four couples are scheduled to dance the romantic leads of ...


Recent dance programs by two local troupes hit different highs and lows.
Metropolitan Classical Ballet came to grief with two new ballets at Bass Performance Hall last weekend, but Ballet Concerto’s Summer Dance Concert in Trinity Park ended as dance entertainment at its best.

Playin’ with the Band

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Metropolitan Classical Ballet brings the dance season to a close this weekend with a double bill of new works by company co-directors Paul Mejia and Alexander Vetrov.


Texas Ballet Theater’s take on a classic fairytale gets high marks.
Lewis Carroll’s 1865 book The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland has been adapted a number of times in a number of ways, including dance — but not always well.


Pantagleize Theatre brings a couple of parents-to-be to life at a crossroads.

Death Becomes Them

Mozart’s Requiem isn’t all gloomy in TBT’s hands, er, feet.
In his six years with Texas Ballet Theater, artistic director Ben Stevenson has led the company back from the abyss.

Death in Dallas

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Ben Stevenson’s first major new ballet in several years will be unveiled at the Majestic Theater in Dallas this weekend.