Posts Tagged ‘ballet’
December is Nutcracker time, and right on schedule, Texas Ballet Theater presents three weekends of the popular Christmas classic, beginning Friday in Bass Performance Hall. Artistic director Ben Stevenson inherited the luxurio...
This week, Metropolitan Classical Ballet switches from Russian to American dance. From exploring the Bolshoi tradition in Creation of the World last time around, the company now tries on the choreography of George Balanchine an...
There’s nothing sleepy about this Beauty.
Of Tchaikovsky’s three great ballets — Nutcracker, Swan Lake, and Sleeping Beauty — the last is the most engaging, some would argue his best. The Russian composer reveled in giving life to fantasy, and the fairy tale of a...
Texas Ballet Theater takes a giant leap into the classics with four performances of Tchaikovsky’s colossal Sleeping Beauty this weekend in Bass Performance Hall. Heavy-duty dancing and costly scenic demands create a more lavi...
Even though he’s an independent filmmaker based in lil’ ol’ Fort Worth, Jon Keeyes is probably busier than a lot of Hollywood dudes.
There’s a group of young go-getters in town, and they’re trying really hard to make Fort Worth more livable, friendly, and civilized though no less fun. (Actually, probably more fun.) They need help, and if you have a decen...
Dancing The Creation of the World sounds like a major undertaking for a small dance company, but Metropolitan Classical Ballet takes up the challenge Saturday with a 10th anniversary season-opening performance in Bass Performan...
Ben Stevenson’s Cinderella outshines his former company’s trendy, modern approach.
When Ben Stevenson left his long-time directing job with Houston Ballet four years ago to join Texas Ballet Theater, he brought along with him … Houston Ballet?