Posts Tagged ‘dance’
Shaping Sound Dance Co

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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

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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.

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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.
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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.

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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...


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Remembering Bruce Wood

Things were beginning to brighten up for the young but legendary Fort Worth choreographer.
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North Texas lost one of its most original choreographers last week. Bruce Wood died in Fort Worth, reportedly of a heart attack and complications of pneumonia. He was 53. Best known for his namesake group, the Bruce Wood Dance ...



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

Voices, Arms Raised

Modern choreography finds Texas Ballet Theater in fine form.
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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...


Fort Worth Center for Architecture’s Design Talk is Wed, March 12 at 7pm

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 12 Theater geeks may want to drop by Fort Worth Center for Architecture’s Design Talk this month. Perry Langenstein of International Theatre Consultants will be on hand to trace the history of architectural design in ...