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Ballet Concerto holds its annual Summer Dance Concert, Thu-Sun.

Happy Anniversary

Fort Worth Weekly
This weekend brings the 35th edition of Ballet Concerto’s Summer Dance Concert, and the venerable dance troupe wants to make their annual outdoor recital a special occasion. In that spirit, the only work from the established ...


Carolyn Judson was wonderful in Texas Ballet Theater’s Classic Combination. Ellen Appel.

Birthday for Ben

To celebrate the artistic director’s 80th anniversary, TBT danced up a storm.
Leonard Eureka
Ben Stevenson, artistic director of Texas Ballet Theater, turns 80 next month, and the company began celebrating early last weekend with a stunning triple bill at Bass Performance Hall. Classic Combination featured three great ...



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The Slow Tease

How is burlesque sexy and empowering?
Eric Griffey
The theatergoers sounded more like hockey fans during a bench-clearing brawl. The 150 souls who had crowded into Stage West on this otherwise soggy spring Saturday night were whistling and yelling catcalls at Sunset Hoots Monro...


Shaping Sound Dance Co

NIGHT & DAY

Kristian Lin
WED • 28 If you watched the Oxygen Network’s reality show All the Right Moves, you know the story of the Shaping Sound Dance Co., put together by young choreographer Travis Wall and his friends and roommates. Now this conte...



Dancer LeAnn Benjamin performs in a hallowed museum’s exhibition space in National Gallery at the Modern. See Friday.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 7 Much like their male counterparts, the TCU women’s basketball team is prospering this year. Unfortunately, so is everybody else in the Big 12, so even though the Lady Frogs are 8-4 at this writing, they’re near th...


Bruce Wood (right) rehearses dancers in this photo at AMA.

In a Dancer’s Memory

BIG TICKET
The sudden death of Bruce Wood last spring left a huge hole in the dance world and North Texas’ performing arts landscape. The choreographer, who had studied under the legendary George Balanchine and enjoyed the status of pri...



A shot from last year’s Unsilent Night event in New York. CD/FW holds it here, Fri.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 17 If you can look past the “Deutschland über alles” jingoism of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, it’s actually a rather enjoyable time. The Metropolitan Opera runs an encore broadcast of this, the only comic ope...


Abi Oxley and AJ Azer create a familiar tableau in a new venue in Artisan Center Theater’s Disney’s Sleeping Beauty.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 5 Artisan Center Theater’s current production of Disney’s Sleeping Beauty might appeal to the crowd that bought tickets to Maleficent this summer, but it’s worth seeing just as much for the troupe’s new 150-seat...



Carolyn Judson was spectacular as Aurora, perhaps her best role.

What a Beauty

Texas Ballet Theater opened its season brilliantly with a lavish classic.
LEONARD EUREKA
There probably isn’t a better way to open a dance season than with a lavish production of Sleeping Beauty with choreography by Ben Stevenson, sets and costumes by Broadway designer Desmond Heeley, and a Tchaikovsky score that...


Beautiful Knuckleheads is part of Dark Circles Contemporary Dance’s fall series at Sanders Theatre, Fri-Sun.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 3 National Theatre Live rebroadcasts its wildly successful 2012 stage adaptation of Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, which stars Luke Treadaway (familiar from films like Clash of the Ti...