Posts Tagged ‘dance’
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.

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...



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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

Night & Day

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 ...


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

Stepping Out

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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...



Dark Circles Contemporary Dance makes its American debut this weekend in Fort Worth.

Dark Circles’ American Debut

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Dark Circles Contemporary Dance will make its American debut this weekend in Fort Worth. DCCD’s parent company was created three years ago by Joshua Peugh in South Korea, where he performed with the Universal Ballet of Seoul,...


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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 3 The Mimir Chamber Music Festival runs this week at TCU. Among the highlights are Prokofiev’s Second String Quartet (subtitled “On Kabardinian Themes,” referring to the mostly Muslim ethnic minority from the nort...



The dancing was first-rate during Ballet Concerto’s annual summer program.

Soldiering On

Despite some setbacks, Ballet Concerto’s annual summer concert was a blast.
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During its four-day annual outdoor concert last weekend, Ballet Concerto had to fight through two major setbacks. Usually the company has to worry about only the weather. Too hot, too wet. But this year during set-up week, vand...


Michelle Gifford leads Ballet Concerto’s annual Summer Dance Concert.

Ballet Concerto Time

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For its annual Summer Dance Concert, Ballet Concerto will revive three ballets from its extensive repertory. The nonprofit company will celebrate 31 years this week under the direction of founder Margo Dean. Popular duo Michell...